A industrial pharmacist and senior business administrator, John Botzolakis holds a bachelor of arts in chemistry, a master of science in pharmaceutical studies, and a doctor of philosophy in industrial-physical pharmacy from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Over the course of his 30-year career, Dr. Botzolakis has served as director of operations and quality assurance with Kabco Pharmaceuticals in Amityville, New York, and a research scientist with Warner-Lambert in Morris Plains, New Jersey. He has also filed and secured three different United States patents for various pharmaceutical agents and devices.
In 1998, John Botzolakis founded the Middlesex, New Jersey, nutritional supplement manufacturer Soma Labs, Inc. He continues to serve as the company’s president and chief executive officer. Under John Botzolakis’ direction, Soma Labs handles all aspects of vitamin production, ranging from initial research and new product development to ongoing marketing and sales. The company currently supports a staff of 55 employees, who operate in full compliance with all U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidelines and Good Manufacturing Practices.