Linda Myers, CEO South Texas Blood & Tissue Center
Linda Myers, ASCP, MT, SBB, CQA (ASQ)
CEO South Texas Blood & Tissue Center
President/COO of QualTex Laboratories
Linda Myers, who has served as Interim President and CEO since January, joined South Texas Blood & Tissue in 1994 and, after rising to the position of Executive Vice President, she moved in 2007 to its QualTex Laboratories affiliate. Since 2011, she has been President and Chief Operating Officer of QualTex, which is now the nation’s largest independent, nonprofit testing laboratory for whole blood and plasma donations. Headquartered in San Antonio and with an additional location in Norcross, Georgia, QualTex generated more than $125 million in revenue, representing over 65 percent of total enterprise revenue for 2012.
Linda’s career has been focused in non-profit organizations with over 37 years in management roles. She played a significant role in the South Texas Blood and Tissue Center’s initiative to achieve ISO 9002 certification and the Center became the first blood bank in the U.S. to achieve ISO certification in 1996. She holds accreditations for clinical sciences and quality control. She is an active member of Quality Texas Foundation Board of Directors, BioMed SA, America’s Blood Centers and the American Society of Quality.