Lance Benedict brings twenty-six years of health care experience to the leadership position of Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners as he evolved from a practicing physician with his own clinic, to owning and operating a pain clinic, surgery center and family practice. That experience has given him intimate knowledge of the day to day challenges physicians face within their practices, which allows him to be able to position Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners to best serve those physicians. Responsible for all facets of operation for Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners, including being the chief compliance officer, Lance has a wealth of knowledge which he willingly shares with clinics daily. His vision is for Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners to be known as the top service oriented lab, with the highest compliance standards, in the market today.
As President and CEO of Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners, Lance brings determination, hard work, honesty and a vision towards the future to the lab every day. His core belief is that success is earned, not handed to you. His willingness to be held accountable generates an atmosphere of trust with anyone he works or does business with.
Lance was a scholarship football player at Michigan Technological University and graduated in 1983 with a major in biology, a teaching certificate, and minors in chemistry and exercise physiology. His history as a college instructor of anatomy and physiology as well as a teacher of high school chemistry and biology, prior to entering the health care field, allows him to approach the training of clinics and providers about toxicology testing, in a non threatening manner. He believes in partnering with clients in a manner which clearly defines why they should use Industry Diagnostic Lab Partners as their toxicology lab. His open communication style of leadership creates an environment of cooperation with the lab professionals, which produces quality results and service for clients.
When not at ILDP, Lance can be found mentoring local high school coaches and athletes. He and his wonderful wife Kay also spend time enjoying their children and grandchildren.
After working in the medical industry for six years, Mark Campbell foresaw a tremendous opportunity to partner with experienced medical professionals to create Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners. Mark realized that he could help guide physicians, practices, and hospitals to make medical decisions based on patient toxicology results. His dedication to improve healthcare and patient specific efficiency through innovation and responsiveness drive his ambition. These characteristics are the premise of Mark Campbell and all Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners staff.
As the Vice President of Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners, Mark is responsible for the efficiency of the laboratory, along with supporting the Executive Board with the vision and strategic planning of the company. As a natural leader, he believes in the value of people and the trust of his clients. He oversees and tracks the company’s progress towards the vision and planning expectations while focusing on the greater view of financial and operational management. His experience, responsiveness, work ethic, and anticipation create answers to the transforming healthcare landscape.
Prior to the evolution of Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners, Mark co-founded Medkinect, a medical ancillary service provider that improves financial efficiency while providing outstanding products and services. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Medkinect. Mark also held positions at Nuvasive for five years and as a professional athlete for a ten-year career in the National Football League. He was a representative for numerous years in the National Football League Players Association as voted by his teammates. These prior positions have prepared Mark to understand the importance of preparation and follow through. Mark holds a B.S. in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan.
Mark attributes his success to the constant support and encouragement from his wife (Michell), children, parents, siblings, and numerous mentors. Mark and Michell have three wonderful young children that always seem to have more energy than their parents.
Troy Evans entered the medical community after a ten-year career in the National Football League. He brought the same attributes to Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners that made him a team captain of the 2010 Super Bowl Champions, the New Orleans Saints. While believing in building a platform of medical knowledge and as an avid learner, Troy has grown rapidly and instinctively in a transforming medical market. It did not take long to realize Troy was a special attribute in the future of the company. He drove an incredible advancement in Industry Lab Diagnostic Partner’s growth by leading with business experience and respect from all whom he has worked with. With a storied and successful professional career, Troy possesses the essential spirit of the Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners atmosphere.
As the Secretary of Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners, Troy is responsible for the attention to core business principles and company operations. With his vast experience in business, Troy positions the company with efficiency standards and partnerships that focus on patient care while addressing the turbulent financial climate of today’s providers.
Troy graduated with honors from the Business College at the University of Cincinnati with a finance degree focused on entrepreneurship. In 2008, he founded MMT Properties, which buys and manages properties in the Detroit metro area. In 2011, he created LBS Busing, which provides school bus transportation to communities that have failed levies or lost their busing programs. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for Applaud Inc., a company operating in the shared memories space. Troy is also a senior consultant at Healthcare Contracting Services, which aids and negotiates managed care contracts for large physician groups and hospitals.
He lives every day proud and grateful to be a husband and father. Troy and his wife, Jill, have three young daughters. In his free time, Troy enjoys playing golf and watching his daughters take part in all their activities.
With 25 years of experience working in the field of management and development of medical practices, Faye Smith recognized a great opportunity to utilize her many skills by joining Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners. Faye’s entrepreneurial spirit has lifted her to the upper tier of her profession. She has a dedicated professionalism which is one of the attributes that makes her a valuable team player with Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners.
As Executive Administrator of ILDP, Faye’s responsibilities include daily support of all client clinics throughout the country, as well as all ILDP staff. Her unlimited energy allows her to make multi-tasking look simple. The attention she pays to detail enables her to handle finances, human resources, payroll management for multiple states and direct the fulfillment center at the lab. Faye pours her unlimited energy into making this company a success. Her professional and immediate responsiveness to all clients is a clear indication as to her loyal commitment to Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners.
In the years prior to her employment in the medical practice management field, Faye cut her business teeth in Real Estate, where she was a top Broker. Well respected by bankers, multiple joint venture groups and residential developers, Faye has a sterling reputation in the local business world. Opportunity led her to join a large hospital based urgent care company which was in the process of expanding its sites, ancillary services and community outreach programs as Director of Contracting and Development of twenty two sites. Faye’s diverse and colorful experience in the business world also includes the development and management of an ambulatory surgery center from inception to finalization with a perfect inspection record.
As is her nature, Faye spends her personal time caring for the needs of her daughters, grandsons and extended family members.
Erin Denney brings over 15 years of experience to ILDP. Prior to joining the team, Erin started her career as Director of International Sales and Marketing for Synermed Diagnostics and had a pivotal role in growing the Company from a start-up to a profitable Organization. Erin’s solution driven leadership and strategic account management expertise contributed to all of the companies initiatives. Erin’s background also encompasses various Sales and Management roles with Quest Diagnostics, Ventana Medical, and Select Labs, with a focus on Molecular testing and Toxicology. Erin’s extensive knowledge and experience in the lab diagnostic arena, with both small and Fortune 500 companies, adds valuable insight and guidance in all aspects of Sales, Processes, and Client Service for Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners.
As National Account Manager of ILDP, Erin is responsible for sales, training, account management and client support. She has a strong, organized and relentless work ethic, and a “whatever it takes attitude” when it comes to serving the client. She brings with her a passion about education, a fervor to listen to the Client’s needs, and an unyielding effort to make ILDP the best Client focused lab in the Country.
Erin graduated with Honors from Indiana University with a degree in Education. She spent 5 years teaching Science and English prior to entering the medical industry. She was awarded Most Influential Teacher in the District, and Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners benefits from the many attributes that made her a top level teacher, including enthusiasm, creativity, good communication skills, organization and responsibility. Erin and her fiancé Jeff will proudly show you pictures of their four legged daughter Reagan, a beautiful King Charles Cavalier Spaniel.
In addition to his thirty-five years of laboratory experience, Joe Morgan’s vast amount of laboratory knowledge, exemplary leadership ability, and superior organizational skills makes him a great addition to Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners. A Medical Technologist licensed as a General Supervisor by the State of Tennessee, Joe is also nationally accredited as a Medical Laboratory Scientist by the American Society of Clinical Pathology. He received his degree in Medical Technology from Middle Tennessee State University.
While serving as Chemistry/Urinalysis Supervisor, Joe’s desire for perfection led him to a perfect score by the College of American Pathologists during an initial accreditation survey. After serving as a Core Laboratory Supervisor for over ten years, Joe’s unquenchable pursuit of knowledge took him to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he attained extensive training and experience in Toxicology, Gas Chromatography, Liquid Chromatography, as well as Mass Spectrometry. Joe operates as the Laboratory Supervisor/Manager at Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners and he oversees all aspects of the laboratory testing, result interpretation, compliance, and accreditation.
His calm, self assured, yet unassuming manner conveys confidence without arrogance. Any client who has the pleasure of speaking with him on the phone quickly gets the sense they are speaking with someone who has a desire to offer them quality service as well as the answers they need to make informed medical decisions for their patients. Joe’s skill set along with his affable personality make him an ideal fit for ILDP.
Joe makes his home in Murfreesboro, TN with his lovely wife LeAnn and their three children, Samuel, Katie, and Ashlyn. In his down time, Joe enjoys time with his family and listening to music of all types.
With a Bachelors of Science Degree in Forensic Science from the University of North Dakota, Lauren Gamel’s inquisitive and investigative nature made her a perfect fit for Industry Lab Diagnostic Partners. Lauren earned her undergraduate degree from UND in 2015, after an intensive internship at the Forensic Toxicology division of the Texas Department of Public Safety in Austin, TX. Training under Texas Department of Public Safety manager, Anna Mudd, Lauren was given the critically important task of analyzing body fluids in order to detect drugs in criminal investigations related to driving while intoxicated, sexual assault, homicide and drug overdose. Thus, her passion for the study of chemistry and toxicology started.
Moving to Nashville TN with her husband Bradley, Lauren started her career as a toxicologist at Aegis Sciences Company. With the well earned title of Forensic Mass Spectrometrist, she gained extensive training and knowledge in Gas Chromatography, Liquid Chromatography, Toxicology and Mass Spectrometry. Lauren’s desire to constantly improve led her to do a considerable amount of self study in instrumentation troubleshooting, making her a valuable asset to any laboratory. Her sharp critical thinking as well as a self starting attitude quickly led to her current position as Senior Scientist at ILDP. Lauren runs the mass spectrometer, the immunoassay analyzer, interprets results, certifies reports and communicates with clients on a daily basis.
Outside the lab Lauren and her German Shepard rescue dog, Dexter, can be found volunteering at various local animal shelters as well as joining her husband exploring the numerous hiking trails surrounding Nashville.