BRIDGET LORENZ LEMBERG:
Founder and Lab Director of Forensic Fluids Laboratories in Kalamazoo. Lorenz Lemberg is a forensic toxicologist with more than 20 years of experience in toxicology and pharmacology. Forensic Fluids is a leader in oral fluid drug testing, which analyzes a person's saliva for levels of illegal or prescription drugs. Oral fluid drug testing is easy to administer and can detect more than 100 different compounds. The company has 36 employees, and its revenue is projected to grow from $5.6 million last year to about $10 million this year. Its offices are in the former headquarters of the Gibson guitar company, including a room paneled in every kind of wood Gibson used to make guitars. Lorenz Lemberg is a pioneer in the development of oral fluid testing techniques in the United States. In 2001, she worked for one of the first oral fluid drug testing labs, developing LC/MS/MS (liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry) methods for oral fluid. Since then she has developed an extensive drug list on the LC/MS/MS. Her experience includes testimony as an expert witness and work with the central crime lab of the Kentucky State Police and the South Bend Medical Foundation. Privately owned, Forensic Fluids placed 538th on the 2011 Inc.
Magazine 5000 list with three-year revenue growth of 623 percent and among the Michigan 50 Companies to Watch. Lorenz Lemberg received her bachelor's degree in agriculture and her master's degree in toxicology/pharmacology from the University of Kentucky.