Alice RickettsBilly YoungChris VivianDanny NicholsDave SylvesterDavid TouchtonDennis ThuresonGina AndrewsJolan UberKimberly ErturkKim RickenbrodeKirk GratesLinda MargaritondoLiz YourkievitzLori SullivanMichael CourcelleMichelle ChernicoffNicole CampbellRob O’BrienSophia DargoltzTracyG_2014VeronicaB_2015

The NFSTC’s professional team has headquarters in Largo, FL and two off-site teams, and includes management, scientific and biometric, instructional design, media development and corporate support professionals. NFSTC is proud to have been named one of Tampa Bay’s Best Places to Work in 2009, 2010 and again in 2011 by the Tampa Bay Business Journal. The organization, which was included in the“Big” category (26-50 employees), takes its place with other leading companies as part of a vibrant business community.  In addition, the Tampa Bay Times named NFSTC a Top Workplace in 2010 and 2011. NFSTC employees are proud of this achievement and the work they do.

NFSTC Headquarters Team Roster

Kevin Lothridge, Chief Executive Officer
Dave Sylvester, Chief Projects Officer

Scientific Services

Rob O’Brien, Forensic Biologist
Kirk Grates, Forensic Chemist
Nicole McFarland, Forensic Technologist

Instructional Design

Lori Sullivan, Instructional Systems Designer


Chris Vivian, Communications Manager
Becky Carter, Art Director
Bill Duffin, Video Producer
Michelle Chernicoff, Communications Specialist

Human Resources

Liz Yourkievitz, Director of Human Resources
Kim Rickenbrode, Human Resource Generalist

Administration Services

David Touchton, Facility Security Officer
Danny Nichols, IT Administrator
Tracy Goetz, Contracts Administrator
Linda Margaritondo, Executive Assistant

Logistics Team

Jo Uber, Logistics Specialist
Michael Courcelle, Logistics Specialist
Sophia Dargoltz, Administrative Associate

Financial Services

Dennis Thureson, CPA, CGMA, Director of Finance
Alice Ricketts, Finance Supervisor
Gina Andrews, Accounting Associate

Project Services

Billy Young, Business Development
Veronica Bowles, Project Services Manager
Kimberly G. Erturk, Project Specialist