Raymond C. Ward
Chairman of the Board , CPSS, CPAG, CCA

Raymond C. Ward, Ph.D.

Dr. Ward (Ray) founded Ward Laboratories in 1983. Ray received B.S. and M.S.  Soil Science degrees from University of Nebraska - Lincoln in 1959 and 1961 and a Plant Science Ph.D degree from South Dakota State University in 1972.

rayward@wardlab.com
Nick Ward
President

Nick Ward, Ph.D.

Dr. Nick Ward received his B.S. and M.S. in Agronomy from Kansas State University in 2007 and 2010 and Agronomy Ph.D degree from University of Nebraska - Lincoln in 2015.

nickward@wardlab.com
Jeremy Dalland
Director of Laboratory Operations

Jeremy Dalland, B.S.

Jeremy joined Ward Laboratories in 2002. He is a graduate of University of Nebraska - Lincoln College of Arts and Sciences with a B.S. degree in Biology.

jdalland@wardlab.com
Lance Gunderson
Director of Soil Health & New Test Development

Lance Gunderson, M.S.

Lance joined Ward Laboratories in 2002. Lance graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2005 with a B.S. Degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry and in 2012 with a M.S. in Biology. Lance is currently working on earning his Ph.D at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln in Soil Microbial Ecology.

Lgunderson@wardlab.com
Taylor Yonkers
Business Manager

Taylor Yonkers, B.S.

Taylor joined Ward Laboratories in 2010. Taylor graduated from the University of Nebraska - Kearney College of Business and Technology in 2012 with a B.S. Degree in Accounting.

accounting@wardlab.com
Chelsie Michalewicz
Social Media / Event Coordinator

Chelsie Michalewicz, A.A.S

Chelsie joined Ward Laboratories in 2011. She started her education studying Event Planning at South Dakota State University before transferring to Central Community College - Hastings and receiving her Associate of Applied Science Degree with Agri-Business specialization in 2016.

chelsie@wardlab.com
Rebecca Kern
Animal Scientist

Rebecca Kern, M.S.

Rebecca joined Ward Laboratories in 2016. Rebecca graduated from the University of Wyo in 2012 with a Bachelor's of Science in Animal and Veterinary Services and then again in 2014 with a Masters of Science in Animal Nutrition.

rkern@wardlab.com
Emily Shafto
Research And Development

Emily Shafto, M.S.

Emily joined Ward Laboratories in 2016. Emily graduated from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln in 2014 with a B.S.degree in Environmental Studies and a minor in Environmental Restoration and Water Science and in 2016 with a M.S. degree in Natural Resources.

eshafto@wardlab.com