Chief Medical Advisor
Dr. Ruben Bonilla-Guerrero serves as Innovative Gx Laboratories’ Chief Medical Officer. He is a Mayo Clinic trained laboratory professional board-certified in Clinical Biochemical Genetics by the American Board of Medical Genetics (ABMG) and in Molecular Biology by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), with expertise in clinical pharmacology, inborn errors of metabolism, genetics, vaccine development, and clinical pharmacogenomics. Previously, Dr. Bonilla-Guerrero simultaneously served as Laboratory Director, Associate Medical Director, and Medical Director of Medical Affairs for the Department of Genetics at Quest Diagnostics, while concurrently serving as the Medical Director and Vice President of Medical Affairs at Admera Health. He is responsible for the clinical genomic-based testing at Innovative Gx Laboratories and also leads the Medical Affairs team.
Co-Founder / CEO
Enrique Perez-Paris serves as President and CEO of Innovative Gx Laboratories. He has extensive experience in all business operations, from the development of new business ideas and increasing revenue from underperforming operations, to growing large physicians’ networks. In addition to his leadership roles, he also has demonstrated his skills and knowledge in the fields of IT systems, business marketing tools, and project management in corporate development.
Co-Founder / CFO
Diego serves as Partner and CFO of Innovative Gx Laboratories. His business development background pairs with the vision and mission of the company. His experience in management and finance in different sectors brings versatility to his demanding role in leading the industry of diagnostics forward. His previous positions as finance manager and finance director in the advertising, financial, and trade industries contribute to his success as a partner in planning and envisioning what lies ahead in the evolution of the company.
Co-Founder / Chief Business Officer
Nikita Hermesman serves as Chief Business Officer and is a managing partner of Innovative Gx Laboratories. He has extensive experience in business development, building relationship networks, and managing large healthcare organization accounts. With his experience, Nikita analyzes market needs and develops plans to commercialize services that Innovative Gx specializes in. He continues to help the management team push the company mission and vision forward and help Innovative Gx Laboratories become the leading precision medicine company.
Pejman Rahimian, PhD, HCDL(ABB), MLS(ASCP)
Pejman Rahimian is the Innovative Gx Laboratory Director and has extensive experience in molecular diagnostics, genetics, microbiology, and immunology. His clinical testing accomplishments include the development of numerous testing procedures using Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR, real-time, RT, isothermal), single-molecule array (SiMoA), Next-Generation Sequencing, Mass Array, and immunoassays. Dr. Rahimian earned his Ph.D. from the University of North Texas Health Science Center and received his post-doctoral training at the UT Southwestern Medical Center before joining Innovative Gx Laboratories.
Alaa Ali, B.S, MAA-HA
Alaa Ali is our Innovative Gx Laboratory Supervisor. She has her master’s in business administration and over 10 years of extensive clinical experience working in laboratories as a staff scientist in the fields of infectious disease, clinical chemistry and assays, as well as laboratory quality control and healthcare administration.
Sally Camacho, M.S.
Sally serves as Innovative Gx Laboratories’ Assistant Manager and supports all laboratory operations including client services, quality management, purchasing, and the processing of patient specimens. Sally received her M.S. degree in Biochemistry at the University of the Rio Grande Valley and is presently pursuing her Ph.D. studies in Cell and Molecular Biology at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Chenoa is an accomplished and results-driven Healthcare Operations Executive with 10 years of laboratory experience and close to 30 years of Healthcare Physician Management and Revenue Cycle Management experience. Mrs. Hardwick brings to Innovative Gx her expertise in developing customer focused performance goals and programs that have verifiable success.
Innovative Gx Laboratories’ IT supervisor is Ferdinand Munoz who joins us with extensive experience in computer networks and programming. He also creates and maintains all programs/reports/databases and develops software for all laboratory tracking and specimen reporting.