• David Fuhrman

    General Manager


    David brings over 25 years of experience in the analysis, design, and implementation of software systems and solutions to his leadership of Sampleminded. He has experience in creating software products, software systems integrations, and solutions in Genomics, Proteomics, Clinical Diagnostics, Clinical Research Informatics, Laser Optics, and Finance. David was one of the founding members Cimarron Software, Inc., a dynamic software development and consulting company offering services in bioinformatics, laboratory information systems and clinical research informatics. Cimarron had a very successful history of providing software solutions and products for Life Science technology companies such as Myriad Genetics, Amgen, Affymetrix, GE Healthcare (formerly Amersham Biosciences) as well as many of the small biotech startups and emerging genomic based clinical diagnostic companies. Before starting Cimarron, he was a key member of the informatics research team at the University of Utah Human Genome Center. David has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah in Computer Science.

  • Steve Fuhrman

    Steven Fuhrman

    Managing Director


    In 2008, Steven, foodie and Italophile, co-founded Sampleminded. He has over 20 years of experience in project management and implementation of enterprise systems with an emphasis in finance, accounting, manufacturing, and supply chain management for life sciences companies. He has led projects for various Fortune 500 companies including Medical Device Manufacturing, Life Sciences, and Clinical Diagnostics industries. He has a broad range of experience in systems validation and software quality assurance. Prior to joining Sampleminded Steven worked with Lucent Technologies, LifeScan, J&J, and Bio-Rad Laboratories. He has degrees in English Literature & Film, Financial Accounting, and an MBA in Management of Information Technology from the University of Utah.  When he is not spending his time being sample minded, he is busy impostering as Stefano Furno and trying to recreate the perfect Neapolitan pizza.

  • Debi Koltenuk

    Debi Koltenuk

    Vice-President of Products and Services


    Debi’s role as Product Manager for Sampleminded uniquely melds her 30 years of experience with clinical and biological research data management issues and nursing. Debi began her career at GenBank®, joining just before the one millionth base pair celebration. After working on database design issues for genomics and genetics data at both GenBank® and the Human Genome Information Resource, she spent seven years at the bench in the University of Utah Combined Molecular Biosciences Graduate Research Program. Debi has also provided domain expertise for numerous software development projects that span the genomics and proteomics laboratory data-management domains. She has a Masters of Science from the University of Utah.

  • Daniel Steenblik

    Daniel Steenblik

    Vice-President of Engineering


    Daniel brings to the Sampleminded team an expertise in architecting software for laboratory workflows and instrumentation. Daniel was the Senior Software Architect for Data in Motion where he supported NIH-funded clinical research organizations running dozens of studies across hundreds of clinical sites and laboratories. For BioFire Diagnostics he developed PCR instrumentation software as well as applications for a food pathogen detection system in collaboration with BioMérieux. As Lead Engineer for Cimarron Software, he led development of laboratory projects to support Proteomics, Sequencing, Genotyping, Microarray and custom pathology workflows. Daniel began his career as a writer and designer for astrophysics educational software while working as an undergraduate for High-Energy Astrophysics Cosmic Ray Research at the University of Utah, where he studied Physics and Math.

  • Kevin Allred

    Kevin Allred

    Project Director


    Kevin has over 25 years of experience in various aspects of managing and participating in software development in the bio sciences / bio laboratory arenas. In addition to management and engineering, he has had practical experience in genetic analysis and genetic marker discovery. As a project manager, program director, and software systems director, Kevin has had extensive experience in all aspects of the software development life cycle for various genomic, clinical, diagnostic, and pharmaceutical labs. He is experienced in developing software in-house as well as commercial products for external clients. Kevin has a M.S. degree from Texas A&M and a B.S. degree from Brigham Young University.

  • Christina Goleman

    VP of Business Development

    Christina is a passionate thought leader with over 15 years of business technology experience she has a deep understanding of the overall health care market and how it relates to clinical trials and diagnostic laboratories. She has driven growth in small and large-scale organizations through business planning, strategy, operations and execution. She's been a strategic contributor to the entire health care continuum including research, diagnostics, health systems and payers. She has managed and directed successful product, software, marketing and sales teams. She has worked extensively in genomics and next generation sequencing technologies to create unique business models. She brings a wealth of background and knowledge that has contributed to advancements of many organizations.