As an experienced laboratory director, Roy has set up ISO 17025:2017 laboratories in Nevada, California, New York, Florida, and Arizona. His early career began in pharmaceutical and nutraceuticals where he worked in the scaling of pharmaceuticals/nutraceuticals from analytical to production levels. He has operated start-up QC laboratories for monitoring and optimizing alternative sources of high-grade rubber production. He has extensive nutritional analysis in collaborations with the USDA in advancing national food security and has worked at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines on rice research to production. Four years ago, Roy transitioned into cannabis providing both internal and regulated 3rd party testing for some of the largest producers in the industry. Roy has his Master and Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Nevada, Reno where he researched plant metabolism, nutrition, and biochemistry.