Nicole Jupe Senior Marketing Manager Nicole has managed marketing programs that focus on brand awareness, content marketing, and lead generation for laboratory products and services at Quest Diagnostics since 2011. Her experience includes account management at a small Kansas City advertising agency, graphic design of three magazines, and leading B2B marketing efforts for a nationwide information services company. Nicole received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Baker University and a Master’s degree in Marketing from the University of Kansas. Outside of work, she enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and cheering on local sports teams, such as the Kansas City Chiefs and KU basketball.
Pablo Bolaños Associate Marketing Manager Pablo joined Quest Diagnostics in 2009 as the supervisor of the National Customer Support Center. During his time in this position, he re-shaped employee onboarding, established new leadership positions, focused on teamwork and culture, and improved the interactions and transparency between his staff and other areas of the business. Pablo’s experience aids in his role as a content creator, brand ambassador, and marketing automation enthusiast. He earned a degree in Psychology from the University of Central Missouri, and these days his greatest joy in life is being the father of two young, rambunctious boys and a fierce baby girl.Bonnie Bush Marketing Specialist Bonnie joined Quest Diagnostics in 2016. She is responsible for creating marketing materials for the Employer Solutions business, contributing to our social marketing efforts and helping to ensure that our content is engaging, compelling and well designed. Her prior experience includes graphic design, event branding, website design and digital marketing. She earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design and minored in Public Relations at Kansas State University. Her personal interests include attending art shows, concerts, and spending time with family and friends.Humberto (Tito) Gutiérrez Data Management Analyst Tito graduated from The Ohio State University with a major in Psychology and minor in Global Public Health. Given his experience and knowledge in the hospital and health care industry, he joined Quest Diagnostics in the summer of 2017. Tito’s journey with Quest started off in the National Customer Support Center providing clients with excellent customer care. Soon after, he joined the Data Team and currently assists in the role of collecting, analyzing, and reporting data. In his free time, Tito enjoys traveling, charity work, live music, and spending quality time with his friends and family.Liz Vokolek Senior Implementation Specialist Liz joined Quest Diagnostics in the spring of 2015. Liz has has been the primary CRM administrator for Quest’s drug testing business, Employer Solutions. Liz reconstructed how the workforce interacts with the CRM tool, improving and streamlining processes in all corners of the business, collaborating closely with sales and operations. Liz earned a Bachelors degree in business and office management from Faith College in Ankeny, IA. Her personal interests include spending time with family, friends, and cheering on the Iowa Hawkeyes, Kansas City Chiefs, and Kansas City Royals.Priscilla Ku Senior Data Analyst Priscilla joined Quest Diagnostics in 2017, bringing her unique knowledge and experience as a data consultant and scientist from two other major healthcare organizations. In her role, she mines and analyzes large amounts of data to drive our business toward making informed decisions that eventually impact the health of our customers and society. Priscilla earned her Bachelor’s degree in Statistics from UC Berkeley and her Master’s degree in Statistics from Cal State East Bay. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking new recipes and traveling to new places with her husband.Ashlyn Hazard Senior Data Analyst Ashlyn joined Quest in the summer of 2016 after graduating from the University of Kansas. In her role, she’s responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting numerous sources of data and ensuring that the quality our data is continuously improved. Her position plays a vital role throughout the organization in providing strategic insights to both clients and business leaders. Outside of work, Ashlyn enjoys spending time with her friends and family, traveling, and staying active through daily runs and volleyball.Aaron Atkinson Director, Marketing Aaron joined Quest Diagnostics in 2007 as the Marketing Manager for the drug testing business. Today he is responsible for leading the Employer Solutions marketing team. Aaron earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Graceland University and his Master of Business Administration from Iowa State University. Aaron served on the board of directors for the Drug & Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) and his personal interests include bicycling, fishing, bird hunting, and spending time with his family.
Dr. Barry Sample Senior Director, Science and Technology Dr. Barry Sample leads the production of new products and services through new test, informatics and technology development. During his 35 year career in the clinical laboratory industry, he’s published and presented extensively on drug analysis, athletic drug testing and toxicology. He is a Regional Commissioner for the College of American Pathologists (CAP)/FDT laboratory accreditation program and has served as a member of the DHHS Drug Testing Advisory Board. He has served as the President Elect of Substance Abuse Administrator Association. Barry enjoys travel, world history, and exploring a variety of cuisines.Nick Main Writer Nick Main joins our team of contributors as a creative director and writer with 20+ years of experience. His campaign concepts have garnered recognition from The Clios, The Obies, The Webby Awards, The Radio Mercury Awards, The National ADDYs, as well as magazine such as Communication Arts and Creativity. His clients include Disney, Microsoft, AMC Entertainment, Union Pacific Railroad, The Negro League Museum, and Xbox. Nick received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in advertising and journalism.