RICHMOND, Va., April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.), a leader in health management, has announced the hiring of Scott Blackwell. Recently named Vice President of Corporate Culture, Blackwell will oversee the unique culture, vision, and values of an advanced laboratory that is growing on average of 5-8% per week.
"Scott comes to our lab with over 15 years of experience in human resources as a senior executive. His track record speaks volumes – he clearly knows how to attract, retain, and energize the best professionals in the business," said Tonya Mallory, co-founder and CEO of HDL, Inc.
Blackwell, who holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification, attended Senior Human Resources Management programs at Cornell University and the Center for Creative Leadership. He holds a degree from the University of Virginia. He holds multiple board positions, such as Chair-Elect of Leadership Metro Richmond, Art 180, and 1708 Gallery.
"Joining a young and thriving organization like HDL, Inc. provides an opportunity to continue to bolster the corporate culture inside a company that is proving to be a hotbed of medical advancements, productivity, and community giving," said Blackwell.
Blackwell joins the company on the heels of HDL, Inc. receiving the 2012 Best Places to Work award by Virginia Business magazine. He will become part of a team, based at the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park, undergoing a growth period that will see an additional 353 new jobs during Phase 1 of a $38.5 million expansion, followed by 300 additional new jobs in Phase 2.
"HDL, Inc. is redefining the way clinical laboratories interact with physicians and patients. I'm proud to be part of a company, and a medical community at large, that has the ability to save lives thanks to advanced testing," said Blackwell.
About HDL, Inc.
Health Diagnostic Laboratory Inc. (HDL, Inc.), a CAP accredited leader in health management, offers a comprehensive test menu of risk factors and biomarkers for cardiovascular and related diseases. Our systematic approach identifies factors contributing to disease and provides a basis for effective treatment, allowing physicians to more effectively manage patients. As an added value, patients receive a personalized overview of their risk factors along with intensive counseling from expert Health Coaches at no additional cost, improving compliance and enhancing satisfaction.
|SOURCE HDL, Inc.|
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