HDL, Inc. President And CEO Steps Down, Succeeded By Co-Founder
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
HDL, Inc. President and CEO Tonya Mallory is stepping down from those positions effective immediately. Dr. Joe McConnell, a co-founder of the company and currently its Chief Laboratory Officer, succeeds her in both roles. Mallory will continue to serve HDL, Inc. as a member of its Board of Directors and as an advisor to McConnell.
Mallory, who is leaving for personal family reasons, said of McConnell: “I am confident that HDL, Inc. remains in good hands. Joe’s highly distinguished scientific career, including more than a decade of work at the Mayo Clinic and his in-depth knowledge as an HDL, Inc. co-founder, leaves him well positioned to lead this company.”
Mallory told employees, “Like you, I am very proud of the work we have done together to help people – revolutionizing patient care by changing the way that cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and related conditions are diagnosed and treated.”
“It has been an honor to work with Tonya Mallory,” said McConnell. “She has been a vibrant and visionary leader who has dedicated herself to the well-being of both the patients we serve and those of us in the company. We are very pleased that she will continue her relationship with the company via both her board membership and as a valued advisor.
“I look forward to leading HDL, Inc. as it continues its critically important advanced testing that provides actionable information that can lead to early detection of diseases or pre-disease states, improved treatment, and even disease reversal,” said McConnell. “It is an honor to work with the fine men and women of HDL, Inc., and I look forward to our continuing mission of offering physicians these valuable testing tools and providing state-of-the-art disease prevention information for millions of patients.”