NeoGenomics, Inc. (NGNM.OB) Appoints Robert J. Shovlin As Chief Operating Officer

FT. MYERS, Fla., Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NeoGenomics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEO), a leading provider of cancer-focused genetic testing services, announced today the appointment of Robert Shovlin as Chief Operating Officer. This appointment will be effective as of Mr. Shovlin's expected start date of October 13, 2014.

From 2012 until the present, Mr. Shovlin served as Chief Development Officer for Bostwick Laboratories, a leading provider of Anatomic Pathology testing services targeting Urologists and other Clinicians, where he was responsible for Sales, Marketing, Managed Care, Business Development, and Clinical Trials. From 2005 until 2011, he served in progressively more responsible positions, including President and Chief Executive Officer, for Aureon Biosciences, Inc., a venture-backed diagnostics company focused on developing novel and proprietary Prostate Cancer tests. Mr. Shovlin also served as Executive Director for Anatomic Pathology and Director of Managed Care for Quest Diagnostics from 2003 until 2005, and held sales leadership positions at Dianon Systems from 1997 until 2003.

Mr. Shovlin served as a Captain, Infantry Officer in the United States Marine Corps from 1992 until 1997 where he served as a Platoon and Company Commander with 1st Battalion 4th Marines and as an Instructor and Staff Platoon Commander at the Basic School. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Pennsylvania State University, and a Masters of Business Administration from Rutgers University.

Douglas M. VanOort, Chairman and CEO, commented, "We are delighted to welcome Rob to our company.  Rob's strong experience and leadership in the Clinical Laboratory testing industry, and particularly in Anatomic Pathology, will be invaluable to us as we expand our business over the next few years, and we are very excited to have Rob join our team."

About NeoGenomics, Inc.

NeoGenomics, Inc. is a high-complexity CLIAcertified clinical laboratory that specializes in cancer genetics diagnostic testing, the fastest growing segment of the laboratory industry.  The company's testing services include cytogenetics, fluorescence in-situ hybridization (FISH), flow cytometry, immunohistochemistry, morphology studies, anatomic pathology and molecular genetic testing.  Headquartered in Fort Myers, FL, NeoGenomics has labs in Nashville, TN, Irvine, Fresno, and, West Sacramento, CA, and Tampa and Fort Myers, FL.  NeoGenomics services the needs of pathologists, oncologists, urologists and other clinicians, and hospitals throughout the United States. For additional information about NeoGenomics, visit

Forward Looking Statements

Except for historical information, all of the statements, expectations and assumptions contained in the foregoing are forward-looking statements.  These forward looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future results to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward looking statements.  Actual results could differ materially from such statements expressed or implied herein. Factors that might cause such a difference include, among others, the company's ability to continue gaining new customers, offer new types of tests, and otherwise implement its business plan. As a result, this press release should be read in conjunction with the company's periodic filings with the SEC.

SOURCE NeoGenomics, Inc.

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