Ellen Parkin, MS
Regional Laboratory Director
Ellen Parkin currently serves as the laboratory director of EVIO Labs Bend located in Bend, Oregon. She also oversees lab operations for all of EVIO’s Oregon Labs. Prior to entering the Cannabis industry, she spent time working in various lab settings within the brewing industry studying microbiology, fermentation science, and sensory science. After obtaining her MS in Fermentation Science from Oregon State University, she went on to work as Senior Lab Technician at Worthy Brewing Company where she built the lab up from a single microscope and pH meter to a full service lab. Her work in sensory science has awarded her the opportunity to gain unique experience analyzing and studying many of the same terpene and terpenoid compounds present in hops that are also present in Cannabis.