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J. Brian Clark, MBA, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. J. Brian Clark, MBA, has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in clinical laboratory testing

His goals for GC LabTech Inc. are to increase overall market share, become more recognizable throughout the industry, and support future growth in its partnership with Nectar Allergy.

    SAN ANTONIO, TX, November 02, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present J. Brian Clark, MBA, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Clark celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Following a successful career in the military, Mr. Clark obtained several civilian laboratory positions before earning the opportunity to help launch GC LabTech Inc. in his native Texas as the Director of Operations. Joining the San Antonio-based biotechnology laboratory in 2016 during its founding, he subsequently moved into his present role as the Chief Operating Officer.

Registered by the Federal Drug Administration and accredited by the College of American Pathologists and the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments, GC LabTech Inc. is a subsidiary of GC Biopharma. Established in 2016 from the ground up, the laboratory provides donor testing for source plasma collections. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the 16,000-square-foot facility is revolutionizing the industry, capable of conducting millions of tests annually.

Mr. Clark's goals for GC LabTech Inc. are to increase overall market share, become more recognizable throughout the industry, and support future growth in its partnership with Nectar Allergy. Additionally, he aims to expand the organization's testing options to include multiple testing services across the laboratory spectrum.

Before joining GC LabTech Inc., Mr. Clark was the Director of Donor Services for the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center from 2013 to 2016. He also served as Baptist Health System's Regional Blood Bank Manager between 2012 and 2013. Mr. Clark credits his ongoing success to his experience working at every level within organizations and his military background for making him more well-rounded. He also notes the significance of hiring a great team at GCLT, all capable of supporting the company's goals and having the knowledge and resources to remain competitive in the field.

Mr. Clark honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1993 to 2012. Becoming a commissioned officer, he served as a biomedical laboratory officer and scientist within its Biomedical Sciences Corps. He also garnered significant laboratory training and expertise in microbiology and other areas of the field and received special training in biological warfare detection. Mr. Clark twice toured the Middle East, once during peace-time and once during war-time.

Possessing an extensive educational background, Mr. Clark earned an Associate Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science and Medical Laboratory Technology from the Community College of the Air Force in 2000, a Bachelor's Degree from Wayland Baptist University in 2004, and a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Arts in Human Resources Management from Webster University in 2007 and 2014, respectively. He also received certification from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as a Clinical/Medical Laboratory Scientist. Mr. Clark is pursuing a Doctorate in Management from Wayland Baptist University.

Mr. Clark remains abreast of changes in the field through his affiliation with the ASCP and the Association for the Advancement of Blood and Biotherapies (formerly the American Association of Blood Banks). In light of his accomplishments, his organization was recognized for Best Laboratory in San Antonio in 2022 and 2023 along with an Outstanding Leadership Award at the Health 2.0 Conference in 2022. Mr. Clark credits his success to taking an unorthodox approach to conducting business and not being afraid to disrupt the paradigm. He also notes the tremendous support of his family, particularly throughout his years in the military.

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