After earning a degree in medical technology, Fran White worked in the clinical microbiology laboratory at New England Deaconess hospital. She worked at Gibco Laboratories for 15 years in a variety of capacities including: Director of Regulatory Affairs, Customer and Technical services, QA Manager, and Customer Service Manager. She Founded MDC Associates, LLC in 1989. Based north of Boston, Massachusetts, MDC Associates is a regulatory and quality assurance consulting company providing a broad range of support services to the in vitro diagnostic and medical device industry. Under her direction and leadership, the company has grown and extended service offerings to include quality systems development, regulatory consulting, managing clinical trials and call center support. Currently, the company has 40 employees and more than 100 clients. Clients include a wide variety of start-up and well-established companies including Abbott Laboratories and Siemens Diagnostics.