Our CEO

Steve A. Vanderboom
President and Chief Executive Officer

Steve Vanderboom possesses over 39 years of experience in the analytical services industry, specifically in the areas of environmental testing, pharmaceutical and medical device testing, product testing, field services and environmental consulting. Mr. Vanderboom founded Pace in 1978 and has served as its President and CEO since that time. Pace Analytical Services, LLC is a privately held national company offering analytical services and measurements and employs more than 2,300 people in 80 locations around the United States and in Puerto Rico. Mr. Vanderboom received a Masters in Environmental Engineering from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelors in Civil Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Steve lives in the Minneapolis, Minnesota, area and is an active participant in his church, community, and professional organizations including the American Council of Independent Laboratories and the World President's Organization.