Logo Where does the name Fonebone come from? It is homage to the great cartoonist Don Martin and his wonderful enthusiasm for onomatopoetic words in his writing. Fonebone was a character name used in some of his stories.


Patrick Steffes

Patrick Steffes has 29 years of experience in the analytical instrumentation business, including service, sales, and management. He has formal training on a variety of analytical instrument and software platforms, qualification delivery and custom software.

Pat has consulted at laboratories across North and South America and has delivered hundreds of technical courses and presentations on laboratory instrumentation and software. He has provided method optimization and method development services on LC, GC, LCMS, GCMS, CE and IC in a diverse range of laboratories. Pat consults at a number of business on qualification processes, method and system validation, and a range of analytical laboratory challenges.

Pat is a Professional Chemist (P.Chem) registered with ACPA, a member of the Chemical Institute of Canada, and an associate member of the Alberta Society for Human Toxicology.