John Priest

Consultant | Director of Moderately Complex Labs

  • Credentials:
    Dual Master's Degrees in Health Sciences and Business Administration, focusing on Healthcare Management
  • Experience:
    Results-driven leader with over 20 years of experience managing clinical laboratories, leading both startup labs and established operations in multiple Director of Laboratory Operations roles. Recent Experience as General Manager of a molecular reference lab, building the lab from the ground up, overseeing all aspects from licensing to hiring to sales. During John’s tenure, the lab increased test volume by 120%. John is passionate about building strong, collaborative teams and helping employees develop their talents. In addition to lab management expertise, he brings a track record of regulatory compliance and accreditation success. John has led labs through inspections and audits with flying colors, even earning a COLA excellence award for zero deficiencies. John thrives on challenges and is energized by environments that allow him to utilize leadership, strategic planning, and analytical skills.
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