Our Leadership

Our Leadership2020-11-11T20:14:40+00:00

SBL’s team of experts are experienced individuals passionate about helping your business achieve a successful and customized workplace testing program.

When you partner with SBL for your testing needs, we become a member of your team, committed to supporting you through education, training and premium customer experience.

Our experts have years of experience supporting health and safety programs across energy, mining, manufacturing, agriculture, and transportation industries.

Rich Robillard
Rich RobillardManaging Director / Founder
Rich is been a pioneering leader of workplace safety technology companies. As the CEO of Six Safety, Rich oversaw development of a comprehensive fit-for-duty worker safety platform. He founded SBL Testing with the mission to deliver practical, reliable, accurate testing technologies that could be easily administered in the workplace.
Derrick Schultz
Derrick SchultzVice President, US Operations
Derrick leverages his extensive team management experience from international corporations, as well as the entrepreneurial startup space to aggressively grow SBL’s US operation. Derrick’s innovative ideas have helped the company break into new markets, as well relentlessly working with existing clients to develop comprehensive workplace testing strategies that help them achieve business objectives and continuity.
Tim Houghton
Tim HoughtonVP Corporate, Business Continuity
Tim oversees SBL’s pandemic response and our service platform for business continuity. Prior to joining SBL, Tim led a 900-person team providing safety and security solutions to government agencies and Fortune 500 companies. Tim is a specialist in highly regulated environments, including critical infrastructure, energy, pipeline, extractive, marine security, and safety.
David Armitage
David ArmitageVice President, Technology
David is responsible for establishing and overseeing technical assets for SBL, with specific focus on business continuity and pandemic response.

For the past twenty years, David has been leading workplace and environmental safety companies. He is the founder and former CEO of GeoGraphix, Qubit, and Cartasite. He brings a deep domain expertise in technical innovation to the company.

Emily Overes
Emily OveresDirector, Customer Experience
Emily has a keen focus through the lens of customer success. At SBL, Emily manages marketing, customer and media relations, and our brand.

She has held marketing, administration, and business development roles at several technology-focused multinational corporations, in a cross-section of markets including printing, industrial automation, and safety.

Chris Leschart
Chris LeschartDirector, Technical Services
Chris manages field operations for pandemic response, drug and alcohol testing, and business continuity at SBL. With decades of experience in workplace safety, he leads our customer training and quality control efforts.
Chris is a Draeger-certified technician and is responsible for ensuring the accuracy and consistency of all workplace testing systems.