CENTENNIAL, Colo., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LABS, Inc., a global, full-service testing laboratory with more than 30 years of expertise in regulated testing for human organs, cells, tissues and implantable biologic products and devices, today announced that Chad Ronholdt, Vice President of Strategic Development, has been named one of Colorado's most influential young professionals by the annual GenXYZ awards program from ColoradoBiz magazine.
With the program, ColoradoBiz celebrates the young leaders, innovators, hard workers and entrepreneurs of the 21st century from the CEOs of freshly minted startups to professionals helping established companies thrive in a new marketplace. Professionals aged 21 to 39-years-old were eligible for consideration.
Ronholdt was selected for the distinction for his professional success, his entrepreneurship and innovation, his commitment to the community and his successful leadership. As the Vice President of Strategic Development for Centennial-based LABS, Ronholdt leads the laboratory's growth into new markets and oversees the development of new proprietary offerings. Ronholdt is also wholly responsible for three critical departments: Research & Development, Business Development and Marketing. Outside of work, Ronholdt makes time for charitable causes including organ and tissue donation and mentoring the future leaders of the biologics industry.
"Chad continually seeks new challenges and has led the charge in pushing LABS to the forefront of testing solutions for the rapidly expanding cellular therapy and regenerative medicine communities. Thanks to his leadership, we are now the only laboratory with a specialty in testing for the stem cell and cellular therapy industries," said Elizabeth Hearty, Chief Executive Officer of LABS, Inc. "We are so proud to see Chad recognized by the Colorado business community for the outstanding successes he has achieved at a young age."
ColoradoBiz recognized the Top 25 finalists at its GenXYZ event September 27 at Mile High Station, and they will be featured in the magazine's October issue.
About LABS, Inc.
LABS, Inc. is a global, full-service testing laboratory with more than 30 years of expertise in regulated testing for human organs, cells, tissues and implantable biologic products and devices. LABS provides an intimate customer service experience, which results in personalized laboratory solutions for clients in any stage of the product development lifecycle: donor eligibility, R&D, processing and validation and final lot release.
LABS has an established and trusted record of personalized service, compliance and integrity. The Company serves a variety of industries that are focused on advancing and understanding biologic-based products.
The company is headquartered in Centennial, CO with satellite facilities in St. Louis, MO and Philadelphia, PA. LABS receives sample shipments from across the globe and performs testing for 10 nations outside of the U.S.: Australia (TGA certified), Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. To learn more, visit www.labs-inc.org.
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