Jon Harol is a highly accomplished individual with a rich history in the medical laboratory industry. Serving as the President of Lighthouse Lab Services since September 2003, he has dedicated over 20 years to the mission of making quality lab testing more accessible. Based in Apex, NC, Lighthouse Lab Services addresses the shortage of qualified medical lab scientists by providing comprehensive recruiting and staffing solutions, catering to various roles from Phlebotomists to Lab Directors.

Under Jon’s leadership, Lighthouse Lab Services has built a robust network of over 150 Medical Laboratory Directors, overseeing High Complexity CLIA labs across the nation. The company specializes in setting up new CLIA labs from scratch, with a team of experienced PhDs, bench-level scientists, and credentialing personnel guiding the turnkey process.

Recognizing the need for laboratory innovation, Jon’s team at Lighthouse Lab Services excels in the validation of Laboratory Developed Tests (LDTs) and offers specimen collectors to clinics, streamlining the registration process and removing administrative burdens. Moreover, the Physician of Record Program ensures that a network of MD Pathologists, licensed across all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and DC, is available to authorize lab test orders.

In addition to his role at Lighthouse Lab Services, Jon Harol is the Founder of Laboratory Nexus, established in June 2017. This venture connects buyers and sellers of CLIA accredited clinical diagnostic labs, facilitating seven-figure exits for distressed lab owners. Jon’s expertise extends to managing the intricate process of obtaining in-network status with commercial payors and diversifying federal billing strategies through strategic lab acquisitions.

Beyond the business realm, Jon Harol serves as a Board Member for SuNica, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Nicaraguans through education, clean water, and discipleship. He is also the Founder of The Coworking Station, a community workplace providing flexible office spaces in Holly Springs, NC, and Walpole, MA. Additionally, Jon is a Partner at MALBEC PROPERTIES, LLC, contributing to its success since March 2017.

With a diverse portfolio spanning the medical, non-profit, and entrepreneurial sectors, Jon Harol has demonstrated a commitment to making a positive impact in various facets of the community.

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