Staff Bios

Steve Kazemi


Steve brings 20-years of manufacturing and operations management experience to the team. Steve founded Pure Cultures because he believes in the “wonder bugs” or probiotics and the benefits they bring to our society. Steve is often called upon as a consultant for struggling companies with their quality systems.

Nan Davey

Business Operations

Nan is the glue that holds this team together focusing on vendor relationships, raw material procurement and day to day business transactions. Nan loves cooking and getting her hands dirty as a Master Gardener.

Edward Prage, PhD.

Chief Scientific Officer

Edward is responsible for research and product development. Eddie earned his Doctorate in Chemistry with a focus in Biochemistry from Vanderbilt University. Originally from outside St. Louis, MO he enjoys spending time with his two boys and his wife in the outdoors of Colorado.