New Plasma Collection Center Opens in Casa Grande, Arizona

May 8, 2018

We are proud to announce the addition of BPL’s 43rd center; Casa Grande, AZ! The center officially opened for donations on Monday, May 8th, at 10:00 a.m. The team processed 29 donors on their first day! This is a new record for donations collected on a new center’s opening day!

The Casa Grande center is the third center to open in 2018 of the scheduled ten for the year under the guidance of the New Center Development team. This project was led by Rob Elmore, New Center Development, Project Lead, with support from the entire NCD team.

From Left to Right above, back row: Rob Schroeder, NCD Regional Manager, Center ACM Moses Falaiye, HRBP April Armstrong, FQM Kristi Morris, QAA Johann Martinez, and BDS Tori Dreyer. Front row, Left to Right: TC Maria Esther Chairez, Operations Director Katherine Pacpaco, ROM Koji Ishihara, CQM Jennifer Restrepo, QAA Shekinah King, and Center Manager Derrick Blackgoat. The center is also supported by FTM Andy Aponte, not pictured.

A special thank you goes to the Biosave, Phoenix, Goodyear, Flagstaff, and Austin 2 centers as well as numerous corporate teams for their expertise and support in opening this new location.

Thank you to everyone involved for your resolve, persistence and effort. Congratulations Casa Grande on a successful opening!

Center Leadership

Center Manager:
Derrick Blackgoat
Assistant Manager:
Moses Falaiye
Asssitant Manager:
Ruthie Sanchez
Center QA Manager:
Jennifer Restrepo
Shekinah King
Johnann Martinez
Training Coordinator:
Maria Esther Chairez
Regional Manager:
Koji Ishihara
Field Quality Manager:
Kristi Morris
Field Training Manager:
Andy Aponte


Address: 1355 E. Florence Blvd
Phone: (520) 371-5702
Fax: (520) 371-5703
Center Hours: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Operational Days: Monday – Friday
Plasma Types: Normal, Applicant Normal
Capacity: 42 beds


Beginning in 2017, we have added 9 new centers to our fleet with the help of most of the centers and each of the corporate support department team members. Each new center is designed and branded to have the same look and feel even though the floorplans vary slightly based on the building’s layout. We are proud to show you around our newest center.

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