Who's Who of Top Executives

Rhyan John Walcott, MBA

Title: 1) Chief Executive Officer and Founder; 2) Managing Partner; 3) Managing Partner
Company: 1) Meridian Diagnostics; 2) APEX Professional Solutions; 3) Pulsar Support
Location: Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States

Rhyan John Walcott, MBA, chief executive officer and founder at Meridian Diagnostics, managing partner at APEX Professional Solutions, and managing partner at Pulsar Support, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in health care.

With nearly 20 years of experience to his credit, Mr. Walcott has excelled as a healthcare executive. Currently active as chief executive officer of Meridian Diagnostics since 2022, he has driven the company to thrive in a post-COVID-19 environment, achieving remarkable growth and significant surges in volume and revenues across UTI, wound care, and toxicology testing services. His strategic focus on modern clinical laboratory technologies has notably enhanced patient care practices in nursing homes, drug rehabilitation, and mental health facilities.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Walcott thrived in multiple high-impact roles. He served as the general manager and then chief executive officer at Capstone Healthcare from 2019 to 2022 and as the director of operations at Captiva Lab from 2018 to 2020. He was likewise appointed as the director of operations at Anchor Diagnostics from 2017 to 2018. Moreover, Mr. Walcott held hands-on technical roles as a laboratory technician at Florida Spectrum Environmental Laboratory from 2013 to 2015 and KSA XENCo Environmental Laboratories from 2007 to 2009.

In 2021, Mr. Walcott embarked on his entrepreneurial journey, founding Apex Professional Solutions LLC alongside his wife, where he continues to serve as managing partner. He would subsequently launch Pulsar Instrument Support in 2023, demonstrating his proficiency in starting and scaling businesses while focusing on strategic marketing, billing systems and project launches.

Mr. Walcott’s commitment to education is evidenced by his role as the director of the School of Business and his work as a professor at CENSA International College from 2015 to 2020. His academic background includes a Bachelor of Science from Florida State University in 2011 and a Master of Business Administration in entrepreneurial studies from Nova Southeastern University, which he completed in 2014. He has been a proud member of the Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society since 2011 and has been cited in the International Journal of Information, Business, and Management.

Mr. Walcott credits much of his success to his wife’s unwavering support and inspiration. His work and leadership have been celebrated with several accolades, including the Outstanding Leadership Award at the 2024 Health 2.0 Conference and recognition among the Top 100 Innovators and Entrepreneurs in 2023. Looking forward, Mr. Walcott is committed to broadening his expertise into the technological arena while continuing to support healthcare practices and laboratories through his leadership at Apex Professional Solutions and Meridian Diagnostics.

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