Our Team

Founded in 2007, BioProcure offers Procurement services along with A/P data entry services which provides a 3-way match to your Accounts Payable team.

The company’s mission is to assist emerging life science organizations by offering affordable services designed to streamline the procure-to-pay process, implement internal controls and provide visibility to finance and VCs. We optimize savings and accelerate transaction time; alleviating delays in the discovery process and allowing scientists to focus on research.

Management

Vincent Bologna

Vincent Bologna

President and Founder

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Vincent Bologna

Vincent Bologna

President and Founder

Holds an Engineering degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology.  In the Navy, he was an Electrician’s mate on the aircraft carrier, “Iwo Jima”.   Vincent joined Biogen in 1990, where he worked for 17 years; as a BPU engineer, then as a Buyer and finally, the Purchasing Manager for 5 years.  Vincent earned his CPM (Certified Purchasing Manager) and founded BioProcure in 2007.  He enjoys boating and fishing and visiting his hometown in Sicily.

Jim Bukartek

Purchasing Manager

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Jim Bukartek

Purchasing Manager

Joined BioProcure in June 2015 as a procurement specialist, and quickly ascended to his current management role.  He studied accounting at Bentley University, and brings valuable experience in both the procurement and accounting fields.

Laurie A. Martin

AP Manager

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Laurie A. Martin

AP Manager

Joined BioProcure, Inc. in April 2015. She manages the Accounts Payable department. Laurie is a graduate of Roger Williams College, where she earned her Bachelor's Degree in Business Management. She is a resourceful, customer focused leader and a keen problem solver. Laurie enjoys working with a variety of people and has a great team attitude. Prior to joining BioProcure, Inc., Laurie worked for successful software start-up companies in numerous roles. When not at work, Laurie enjoys spending time with her family and dogs. She enjoys scrapbooking, watching football and laughing.

Michela Mizenko

Client Relations

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Michela Mizenko

Client Relations

Graduated with a BS in Biology from Furman University in May of 2013 with a focus on cellular and molecular biology.  Michela was a summer intern at Dicerna Pharmaceuticals performing probe DNA assays and assisting the in vivo team.  There, she perfected her cell culture techniques and utilized these skills at Furman as an undergraduate research assistant working with spinal cord neuron cells.  Michela enjoys watching her husband play professional baseball with the SF Giants Minor League team.  They live on Cape Cod with their 8 pound Havanese, Brady.

Kara Rea

Kara Rea

Controller

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Kara Rea

Kara Rea

Controller

Kara Rea has found her niche in the finance department at BioProcure after a short but eventful career as a professional ballet dancer.  She began her education in 2011 at Middlesex Community College, where she was awarded the prestigious Paul Sullivan Scholarship and inducted into the All-State Academic Team and the Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society.  She then attended the Manning School of Business at UMass Lowell on the Mass Transfer Scholarship and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BS in Accounting in 2016.  Five days later, she welcomed her first child, Trinity Quinn, with husband and coworker Phil Rea.

Laura Stack

Director

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Laura Stack

Director

Is a graduate of Regis College.  She worked as a Software Support Analyst for Wang Laboratories and was the Treasurer for a 501C3 non-profit association for many years.  Laura joined BioProcure in 2008 as a Buyer, eventually becoming Office Manager and Director of Operations.   She enjoys boating, traveling and family time.

Purchasing Team

Ellen J. Faria

Ellen J. Faria

Procurement Specialist II

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Ellen J. Faria

Ellen J. Faria

Procurement Specialist II

Is a graduate of University of Massachusetts at Amherst.   Her previous experience includes footwear and apparel buying as well as apparel product development.  Originally from Cape Cod, Ellen continues to visit during her spare time.  She also enjoys traveling, spending time with family, friends and her dog “Benny the Boxer”.  One of Ellen’s favorite inspirational quotes “Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain.”

April Maggio

Procurement Specialist

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April Maggio

Procurement Specialist

April was born and raised in MA. She is a Merrimack College graduate who has worked in the purchasing realm for over 5 years. Summer is her favorite season because she says, sitting in front of a campfire is simply “The Best”. She is a foodie at heart, loves to cook, write and paint. Spending time with her family and friends always makes her smile.

Cathy Reynolds

Procurement Specialist

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Cathy Reynolds

Procurement Specialist

Cathy graduated from Salem State University where her focus was in Communications and Public Relations. She brings 5 years of procurement experience which includes purchasing for a medical device company and an assisted living company before joining BioProcure in the Spring of 2018.  In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends and family, traveling to new places, going to the beach and playing volleyball. She also enjoys playing with her dog Willow, a 2-year-old Corgi. “Being myself is what got me where I am”.

Micah Goldberg

Procurement Specialist

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Micah Goldberg

Procurement Specialist

Micah graduated from Bryant in 2014 with a degree in business management. After graduation, he worked in various customer service roles in the automotive industry. In his free time, he enjoys hanging out with his friends, going to the gym, playing video games, and watching Boston sports.

Debbie Moller

Customer Support Specialist

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Debbie Moller

Customer Support Specialist

Debbie grew up in the Woburn area and has joined BioProcure in June 2018. Previously, she worked in Boston for 14 years at one of the oldest Equipment Break Insurance companies. Outside of work, Debbie enjoys going to concerts, especially country concerts during the summer. Debbie is a fan of the Patriots, Red Sox and Bruins fan and has been to all the championship parades.

 

Zach Palmer

Procurement Specialist

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Zach Palmer

Procurement Specialist

Zach graduated in 2017 from Westfield State University with a Bachelor's degree in English, a concentration in Writing and minor in Film Studios. He currently lives in Woburn with his brother, sister, 2 dogs and his cat. Previously he worked selling life insurance. Outside of work, he enjoys playing guitar, listening to classic rock, metal and acoustic, and playing video games with his friends.

Taylor Grady

Taylor Grady

Procurement Specialist

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Taylor Grady

Taylor Grady

Procurement Specialist

Is from Hooksett, NH. He was an “honors graduate” from Southern NH University currently living in Medford Massachusetts. His early experience was in the recruiting field. Taylor enjoys anything outdoors and hanging out with friends/family. “I am not a huge fan of the winter but I love all the seasons. Fall in New England is the best!”

Lindsay Gross

Procurement Specialist

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Lindsay Gross

Procurement Specialist

Lindsay is a 2004 graduate of Northeastern University.  After college, she returned to New York where she is originally from, yet always knew she would one day call Boston her home again.  Lindsay joined BioProcure in Fall of 2017 and brings purchasing experience from various industries including Textiles, Audio Visual, Security, Electrical and Cabling.  She strives to maintain a healthy balance in her life and is passionate about cooking, photography and running.  She has completed several Half and Full Marathons and looks forward to participating in many more in the near future.

Valerie Lachapelle

Valerie Lachapelle

Senior Purchasing Assistant

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Valerie Lachapelle

Valerie Lachapelle

Senior Purchasing Assistant

Val joined the BioProcure team in October 2016 after moving to New Hampshire. Prior to BioProcure, she worked for several years at JRI Connecticut with adolescents with developmental disorders who experienced traumatic life events. Val received her undergraduate degree in Sociology from University of Connecticut in 2013. Outside of work, she enjoys playing soccer and hiking with her dog, Chester.

Sean Loughran

Sean Loughran

Senior Procurement Specialist/Capital Buyer

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Sean Loughran

Sean Loughran

Senior Procurement Specialist/Capital Buyer

Joined BioProcure in 2014 after spending 9 years with VWR in various roles. Sean earned his SPSM Certification (Senior Professional in Supply Chain Management) in 2016. In addition to assisting clients with day-to-day purchasing needs, Sean’s main role is to negotiate Capital Equipment agreements. In his spare time, Sean enjoys spending time with his wife and three beautiful daughters. He is also an avid craft beer enthusiast who enjoys homebrewing and visiting the many breweries in New England.

Tyler Mizenko

Procurement Specialist

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Tyler Mizenko

Procurement Specialist

Is the Clark Kent/Superman of BioProcure.  During the fall/winter Tyler is a mild-mannered Procurement Specialist and help-desk associate. When springtime rolls around, Tyler has been a Relief Pitcher for various San Francisco Giants affiliates, most recently the Richmond Flying Squirrels.  Tyler also brings a strong Communications and Marketing background to the BioProcure team and he is currently in the process of completing his International Business degree at Liberty University.

Phil Rea

Senior Procurement Specialist

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Phil Rea

Senior Procurement Specialist

Comes from a strong customer service and IT background. He began his career as a Buyer with BioProcure in 2014 and received his SPSM certification in 2017. Phil is a fun-loving, team builder who always keeps his coworkers in stitches. He is a musician, photographer, Sci-fi Nerd and father to baby Trinity and a pup named Honey Boo-Boo.

Abi Ross

Procurement Specialist

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Abi Ross

Procurement Specialist

Spent 5 years in retail Management in Boston. Her role included supervising 6 staff members along with managing and sourcing inventory using SAP software. She joined Bioprocure at the beginning of 2017, where she is a Purchasing Specialist. Abi plans to finish her marketing degree in 2018. Born in London, England, Abi has been living in the Boston area for 11 years.

Tim Stack

Senior Procurement Specialist

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Tim Stack

Senior Procurement Specialist

Studied Business at State University of New York at Cobleskill. Tim joined BioProcure in 2010 and will earn his SPSM (Senior Professional in Supply Chain Management) certification in 2017. He is an avid boater and accomplished drummer who played the music circuit in L.A. for 10 years before returning to the east coast. “I really enjoy building relationships with my requesters and sales reps.”

Pam White

Pam White

Procurement Specialist

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Pam White

Pam White

Procurement Specialist

Graduated with a degree in Business Management.  Pam is an experienced Buyer with experience in the Pharmaceutical and Homeland Security industries.  Pam loves the outdoors, spending time with family and friends, and her lab.  “I am a BIG Red Sox fan (will miss my Papi)”

Johnna Worob

Johnna Worob

Senior Procurement Specialist

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Johnna Worob

Johnna Worob

Senior Procurement Specialist

Has over 15 years of experience in the biotech industry. Prior to BioProcure, she was a buyer for Doe & Ingalls Chemicals, procuring material for clients including Amgen, Wyeth, and Vertex Pharmaceuticals. She holds a B.S in Business Administration from the University of Lowell and is currently working towards her SPSM® Certification. Johnna keeps her co-workers chuckling - if you have ever communicated with her, you have likely experienced her warmth and unique sense of humor.

Nic Zanghi

Procurement Specialist

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Nic Zanghi

Procurement Specialist

Nic graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in the Spring of 2017 where he studied Resource Economics. He previously worked for Residential Life at UMass where he assisted with supplying peer mentor programs and academic event planning. In his free time, Nic loves to watch basketball, play guitar, and listen to classic rock music. He is from Northborough, MA, where he created and organized a charitable local basketball tournament that is still running annually today. He joined the BioProcure team in 2017.

Accounting Team
Jay Guazzaloca

Jay Guazzaloca

Accounts Payable Specialist

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Jay Guazzaloca

Jay Guazzaloca

Accounts Payable Specialist

Joined BioProcure in 2017. He is from Reading, MA. His early work experience was assisting his entrepreneurial mother in her catering business, then as server and a group leader at an after-school program. Jay is currently attending Middlesex Community College to obtain a degree in Business Admin transfer, and hopes to continue his education by pursuing a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Jay is an avid Boston sports fan and enjoys going to the gym.

Sean Horton

Accounts Payable Specialist

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Sean Horton

Accounts Payable Specialist

Sean is from Reading, MA and attended Westfield State University for three years. While at Westfield State he studied Business Management with a concentration in accounting. He plans to finish his degree in Accounting at Salem State University. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with family. He has two older brothers who serve in the military. Sean is a huge Boston sports fan and enjoys playing basketball with friends. He also has a strong passion for dancing.

Brendan Gilgun

Accounts Payable Specialist

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Brendan Gilgun

Accounts Payable Specialist

Brendan graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell with a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance. He enjoys running his dog toy company on nights and weekends, which was inspired by his own dogs, Brady and Murphy. He also enjoys playing and watching sports, the outdoors, baking and cooking, and binge-watching tv shows and movies.

 

Caroline Marchant

Accounts Payable Specialist II

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Caroline Marchant

Accounts Payable Specialist II

Graduate of Northeastern University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration.  She started her career in finance with the US Army then with the US EPA.  Caroline became stay-at-home-mom with a part-time career in retail then a collections agency.   She is currently enjoying being back into the full-time work force at BioProcure and is happily married, with a daughter and son.

Kasey Melanson

Accounts Payable Specialist II

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Kasey Melanson

Accounts Payable Specialist II

Joined BioProcure’s AP team in April 2016 after many years of Administrative work for Winchester Hospital and a Medical Coding company.  Has a beautiful daughter Aviana that is almost 4 years old!

Bethany Weiman

Bethany Weiman

Accounts Payable Specialist

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Bethany Weiman

Bethany Weiman

Accounts Payable Specialist

Bethany Weiman joined BioProcure as an Accounting Specialist in 2016. Bethany received her B.A. in Music from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL before moving to Boston to attend Berklee College of Music. Bethany loves travel, meeting new people, and when all the numbers add up.

Craig Weiman

Craig Weiman

Accounts Payable Specialist

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Craig Weiman

Craig Weiman

Accounts Payable Specialist

Studied Computer Science and Music in the Midwest before moving to Boston in 2003 to attend the Berklee College of Music.  He is an active freelance musician for events across New England.  Craig joined the BioProcure team in 2017.

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