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Microbiological Compliance Laboratories, LLC

MCL will be the first globally compliant microbiology laboratory servicing the 41 multinational medical device companies in Costa Rica.

  • Stage Not Set
  • Industry Medical Devices and Equipment
  • Location Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded June 2012
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

There are 41 multinational medical device companies currently operating within San Jose, Costa Rica with no local access to a globally accredited microbiology laboratory or expert microbiology consulting services. The founders of MCL seek to be the first in establishing a globally compliant, ISO 17025 accredited microbiology laboratory, and provide expert consulting services to a rapid growth phase industry in San Jose.


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    Jason Donald Hoffbeck
    Chief Executive Officer

    Jason is an experienced microbiologist with 16 years of microbiology and management experience working for companies such as Medtronic and Boston Scientific. Jason led multiple internal laboratory startups at both domestic and international locations. Having extensive experience in creating and maintaining environmental monitoring programs, Jason excels in sampling plan development and statistical limit setting for both product and processes.

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    Jayson Gary Babler
    Chief Operating Officer

    Jayson is a driven microbiologist with 10 years of medical device microbiology experience at Boston Scientific where he oversaw daily laboratory operations servicing both domestic and international locations. Jayson has extensive audit experience in front of all notified regulatory bodies and has provided global support of international operations. Experience rooted in the foundations of ISO 17025 he is an expert in lean laboratory management.

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    Byron Lewis
    Chairman of the Board

    Byron is an accomplished microbiologist with over 25 years of experience managing microbiology laboratories for prominent corporations within the medical device industry. Byron’s focus and expertise is in efficient laboratory design and the development of sound quality systems that meet and exceed ISO 17025 accreditation requirements. An expert in microbiology standards, Byron participates in the AAMI Microbiological Methods Working Group.


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