Laboratory Specialists


Deborah Sumner

Our president, Deborah Sumner, holds a B.S. degree in biology (compounded with a chemistry minor and medical technology concentration). For over 25 years, she’s been advising senior management teams in the implementation and productivity of laboratories, from ground-floor to established facilities.

Deborah has worked as a clinical diagnostic consultant for the past 15 years, and has over 30 years’ experience as a medical technologist in the clinical laboratory field. She has extensive knowledge of FDA/ISO regulations and is certified in ISO 13485:2016, ISO 9001:2015, and auditing ISO 19011:2018. Her duties included regulatory consulting for FDA/ISO, technical support, auditing, management and quality assurance.

As your Laboratory Consultant, Deborah wants to help you grow your clinical diagnostic lab utilizing her experience in compliance (local/COLA/CLIA/CAP requirements), workflow analysis, operational improvements and laboratory management proven to produce efficiency and profitability.