AEL adds director of operations

American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL) has named Deborah Tanner director of operations for the company’s central region.

Tanner (pictured), who most recently worked as the regional laboratory manager for Laboratory Corp. of America, is responsible for developing and implementing the strategic goals and objectives for the operational team at AEL’s pathology lab in Donelson. She is a graduate of the Cumberland School of Medical Technology.

“[Tanner] brings exceptional leadership and years of in-depth laboratory experience to AEL,” Rosanne P. Russell, president of AEL, said in a release.

Memphis-based AEL is a provider of esoteric and clinical laboratory services.