Last updated on July 10th, 2020 at 10:56 am
The national trade association for the drug testing industry has awarded its top entrepreneur award to Joe Reilly of Melbourne, Florida. The Top Entrepreneur award is designed to recognize and honor the entrepreneur who has started a company and had great growth in the industry through innovation, creativity, and hard work.
The Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) celebrated its 20th anniversary at its annual conference June 2 – 4 at the Trump National Doral in Miami, Florida. Awards were presented for Top Entrepreneur, Technological Innovation, Exemplary Professionalism, Public Awareness and Lifetime Achievement.
Involved in the drug testing industry since 1993, Joe Reilly has become a nationally recognized expert on workplace drug testing issues. He has owned and operated drug testing companies in addition to serving as an industry consultant. Joe had the honor and privilege of serving as the Chairman of the DATIA board of directors from 2004 – 2008. Today, Joe is again serving on the DATIA Board and participates with DATIA on the Education Committee, Membership Committee, a Course Instructor, webinar presenter, conference speaker and Regional Certified Professional Collector Trainer (RCPT). Reilly also regularly contributes articles to the drug testing industry quarterly magazine DATIA Focus.
“I am humble and honored that my peers in the industry have voted to award me this recognition as the top entrepreneur” stated Reilly “we have a great industry with 100’s of entrepreneurs all working hard to keep America’s workplaces drug free. I am very proud of our industry.”
What is unique about Joe Reilly as an entrepreneur is his passion to help other entrepreneurs realize their business potential. There is not a week that goes by where Joe is on the phone or traveling to meet another business owner to provide guidance and assistance. He often spends countless hours helping others without any expectation of a pay check. Many DATIA members keep Joe’s number on speed dial to seek assistance or just get a quick question answered.
Based in Washington, DC; the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA) was founded in 1995 and represents the entire spectrum of drug and alcohol service providers including collection sites, laboratories, consortiums/TPAs, MROs, and testing equipment manufacturers. DATIA has over 1500 members nationwide and ensures that the industry’s voice is heard by key policymakers in Congress and Federal Agencies.
Joe Reilly is currently President of National Drug Screening a nationwide provider of drug testing services, drug testing software, medical review officer services (MRO), consulting and training.
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DATIA Presents Industry Awards
Celebrating its 20th anniversary in Miami, Florida; the national drug testing trade organization (DATIA) recognized several individual members with industry awards. Joe Reilly of Melbourne, Florida and President of National Drug screening was awarded the Top Entrepreneur. Reilly has been active in the drug testing industry since 1993 and considered a national expert on workplace drug testing issues.