About Our Labs
Our Executive Team

Our Executive Team

President and Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Zhida (Adam) Huang, M.D., Ph.D.

Prior to joining SpectraCell in 2017, Dr. Huang was the Vice Chairman (Science & Technology Committee) for Beingmate Group Co., Ltd; Vice President of the Beingmate Research Institute; and General Manager (Division of Maternal & Infant Nutrition) for Beingmate. From 2001-2009, he was Director of Immunohistochemistry and staff pathologist/ scientist at Roche/ Ventana/ Spring Bioscience Corporation, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Huang holds an MD and a Ph.D. in Pathology from Zhejiang University School of Medicine. 


Chief Scientific Officer and Laboratory Director

Jonathan Stein, Ph.D., HCLD(ABB)

Dr. Stein joined SpectraCell in March 2005 as Science Director, and has held previous positions as Laboratory Director for Excelsior Diagnostics (molecular disease diagnostics), Assistant Laboratory Director for Identigene, Inc. (DNA based identity testing), and Research Investigator and post-doctoral fellow at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (breast and prostate cancer genetics research). He has published a number of peer reviewed publications in medical genetics, cancer and population genetics, laboratory science and telomere testing methodologies. Dr. Stein earned an MS and PhD in Biomedical Sciences with emphasis in population genetics and the molecular genetics of cancer (respectively) from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center of Houston Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and a BA with honors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Dr. Stein holds directorship licensure with both the New York Department of Health and the American Board of Bioanalysis.

Vice President - Sales and Marketing

Kate Olson, MS, MBA

Kate Olson joined SpectraCell in 2013. Ms. Olson has experience with all levels of sales execution at SpectraCell Laboratories having served as a Territory Manager, Regional Director and the National Sales Director.  Prior to her tenure at SpectraCell Laboratories, Ms. Olson previously held positions as National Sales Manager and Director of Sales Operations for a clinical laboratory. She has also held positions in student affairs leadership at the University of Wisconsin. Ms. Olson holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, a Master of Science in Education from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.

Vice President - Lab Operations

Kathy Boggs, MT(ASCP)

Kathy Boggs joined SpectraCell in December 2005 as Laboratory Manager. Throughout her career at SpectraCell, she has also held the positions of Director of Client Services and Director of Laboratory Operations. Ms. Boggs has extensive experience in the laboratory field as a Medical Technologist in hospital laboratories as well as private and reference laboratories. She spent 13 years as Director of Operations of Drummond Clinical Laboratory, Inc., a private reference laboratory in Houston. She was also the Laboratory Manager for Clinical Pathology Laboratories’ Houston location. Ms. Boggs holds a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from the University of Texas at Arlington. She completed a year of internship at Mercy Hospital in San Diego, CA and holds a registry from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.