Expert support for your microbiology challenges. microbiological Compliance Laboratories LLC

About Us


Microbiological Compliance Laboratories, LLC (MCL) offers microbiology testing and consulting services to the medical device, pharmaceutical and life science sectors.  Operating as an independently owned and Costa Rican based organization, active partners hold more than 55 years of microbiology experience working within the medical device industry.  A small group of professional microbiologists who believe their experience and quality mindset can improve the quality of patient care through its customers and in a cost effective manner.

The management team at MCL understands the pressures medical device and pharmaceutical companies are under to reduce costs due to pricing pressure and other external forces acting on the industries.  At MCL you’ll receive the highest quality, globally accepted test results, expert consulting services and responsive turnaround times at industry leading prices.

Active Partners 


Jason Hoffbeck – B.S. Biology, MBA

  • President and CEO
  • +001 (763) 443-4916 (US Mobile)
  • +011 (506) 6112-3629 (Costa Rican Mobile)

Jason is an experienced microbiologist with 16 years of microbiology and management experience working for companies such as Medtronic and Boston Scientific.  In his 13 years at Boston Scientific, culminating in the role of Microbiology Manger, Jason led multiple internal laboratory startups at both domestic and international locations.   Jason’s interest is in providing expert microbiology consulting services to the medical device industry.  With extensive experience in creating and maintaining environmental monitoring programs supporting the manufacture of class III medical device, Jason excels in sampling plan development and statistical limit setting for both product and processes.   Jason enjoys the outdoors and is an avid fisherman and gardener.

Jayson Babler – B.S. Microbiology

  • Chief Operating Officer
  • +001 (612) 987-4167 (US Mobile)
  • +011 (506) 6001-8441 (Costa Rican Mobile)

Jayson is a driven microbiologist with over 10 years of medical device microbiology experience.   Jayson built his career at Boston Scientific, where he spent 9 years, in a variety of advancing positions culminating in the role of Microbiology Supervisor.   In this role Jayson oversaw daily laboratory operations servicing both domestic and international locations.  Jayson has extensive audit experience in front of all notified regulatory bodies and has provided global microbiology support of international operations while at Boston Scientific.  Jayson’s experience is rooted in the foundations of ISO 17025 and he is an expert in lean laboratory management.   Jayson enjoys playing baseball, entertaining his son and is actively working on obtaining his MBA

Byron Lewis – B.S. Microbiology, MBA

Byron is an accomplished microbiologist with over 25 years of experience managing microbiology laboratories for multiple prominent corporations within the medical device industry.  Byron’s most recent work has included 11 years at Boston Scientific, culminating in the role of Sr. Steward of Microbiology.   In this role Byron provided corporate guidance for global microbiology operations.  Byron’s focus and expertise is in efficient laboratory design and the development of sound quality systems that meet and exceed ISO 17025 accreditation requirements.  An expert in microbiology standards, Byron participates in the AAMI Microbiological Methods Working Group and has provided global support for audits by notified regulatory bodies.  Byron enjoys listening to and composing music and is currently working towards publishing a hymnal.