You want San Diego local experts and elite service providers to support your IT needs. Each member of the Life Science IT, Inc. team makes it a priority to be the best they can be in their respective fields. Meet each of them below.

    Alex Velasquez

    Our CEO, Alex, founded LSIT to provide a one-stop-shop IT umbrella for Life Science startups as well as supporting medium sized companies. With almost 30 years of IT experience, Alex can easily translate between business and IT speak to make sure the best solution is provided. Weekends you can find Alex on the tennis court or golf course.

        Stephanie Roede

        Stephanie is our President, bringing over 20 years of experience in the life sciences industry, supporting all phases of the drug development lifecycle.  Her many skills include IT strategy, business process definition, enterprise applications implementation and Compliance. And she has the singing voice of an angel!

            Phil Engel

            Phil is our Senior Network Administrator/Support Manager. He is one of our strongest Sr. Network Engineers, with multiple Microsoft and Cisco certifications.  He makes sure your computers and networks are secure and running smoothly, so you can focus on the science. He is the best basketball player at our company.

                Kari Thomas

                Kari is our IT Coordinator. Kari manages incoming tickets for our clients, purchases client and in-house equipment and coordinates all of the behind the scenes implementations or requests. As IT coordinator, pretty much everything goes through her, and our company runs smoothly due to our ‘Queen Bee’.

                    Eliot Ross

                    Eliot is our Sharepoint Designer, Web Developer and IT Support Technician. His many skills and responsibilities include desktop/network support, web development, SharePoint Intranets, Virtual Data Rooms and Sarbanes Oxley Controls. He makes sure our clients are productive. And he plays a mean Viola!

                        Jerry Arenas

                        Jerry is our Senior Desktop/Network Support Technician. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional with over 10 years of experience as a network administrator. Jerry still likes to dream that he can be a pro soccer player. He enjoys life and above all spending time with his family.

                            Kim Snyder

                            Kim is our Human Resources Manager/Executive Assistant. She’s a Southern California native, has a degree in Psychology, and is a certified Human Resources Professional (PHR, SHRM-CP). She is responsible for a full spectrum of HR, Benefits, and Payroll needs, as well as executive level administrative support.

                                Lynn Wright

                                Lynn is our Senior Business Analyst and Project Manager, bringing over 30 years of experience in IT, Finance, and Human Resources. Her IT expertise includes global and local environments, data management, governance, enterprise systems, and office software. Lynn enjoys her avocado farm, sharing recipes and her avocado bounty with family, friends, and neighborhood food pantries.

                                    Brad Phillips

                                    Brad is our Sr. IT Security Analyst and Auditor, as well as Sr. Validation Analyst and Auditor. With over 25 years of Life Science IT experience, Brad makes sure our clients systems are secure and compliant.

                                        Gary Santana

                                        Gary is one of our Senior Desktop/Network Administrators.  He brings over 15 years of IT experience to LSIT and is a Microsoft Certified Professional. His IT skills give him the confidence and ability to take on any technical challenge. He is patient, determined, and works well under pressure.

                                            Jeff Oliver

                                            Jeff is a Microsoft Certified Professional with more than 17 years of experience in developing Intranets. Jeff is an expert SharePoint Architect and Developer. His intranet implementations have dramatically improved efficiency for our clients, and some have even called them ‘works of art’.

                                                Megan Day

                                                Megan is our Microsoft Certified Professional Sr. Programmer and Sr. Database Administrator extraordinaire, specializing in the analysis, requirements gathering, design, development, testing, documentation and support of custom database applications and interfaces.

                                                    Joe Stone

                                                    Joe is another Microsoft Certified Professional with more than twenty years of progressive Information Technology experience in public and private sector environments. Behind that sturdy beard is a mind filled with years of desktop and networking knowledge, as well as a strong desire to solve any computer issues you may be facing.

                                                        Radhika Gunderman

                                                        Rad is our LIMS and GxP systems expert, bringing over 25 years of Laboratory Software and Data Management experience in the life sciences industry, supporting all phases of the Computer System Development and Validation lifecycle. Rad’s hobbies include flying the skies as a student pilot and white water river rafting.

                                                            Susan Lee

                                                            Susan is our accountant. She graduated with a B.S. in Accounting from Sacramento State University. She is a QuickBooks Pro Advisor with more than 25 years accounting experience. She is responsible for making sure our clients’ invoices are perfectly accurate.