RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Congressman Eric Cantor (VA-07) and Tonya Mallory, co-founder, President and CEO of Health Diagnostic Laboratory, Inc. (HDL, Inc.), a CAP accredited leader in health management, participated in a panel discussion focused on innovation and economic growth with local business leaders at the Virginia BioTechnology Research Park in Richmond.
"We all are here to talk about jobs for Virginia. There is no better place to come than the BioTech Park to have that discussion, because here I am surrounded by individuals who believe that this country offers an individual unlimited potential if they're willing to step forward, take a risk and take an idea to the market," said Congressman Cantor during the roundtable discussion. "That's exactly what the success has been of companies here, each one of them started with an idea, started with an individual that decided to commit capital, time, resources, hard work and made something of it." Read Congressman Cantor's remarks here.
Following the roundtable discussion, Congressman Cantor toured HDL, Inc. facilities, providing an opportunity to learn more about the laboratory's successful expansion and hiring of over 350 employees in the past two years. "At a time when job growth has been challenged, our lab has demonstrated what is possible when entrepreneurship and creativity is encouraged through a pro-growth approach without barriers," said Mallory. "When launching Health Diagnostic Laboratory, we did our homework and picked the Commonwealth as the ideal location to grow our business. Our advanced lab, which represents the spirit of the Virginia Life Science community, is growing an average of five p
|SOURCE HDL, Inc.|
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