Key Personnel

Our team leverages deep experience in healthcare, education, and information technology. Learn more about key team leaders.

Paul Fekete, M.D.

Paul was born in Youngstown, Ohio, where he graduated summa cum laude with a chemistry major from Youngstown State University. He subsequently graduated cum laude from the Ohio State University College of Medicine, completed a residency in clinical and anatomical pathology at Emory University, and a fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. Pertinent experience includes appointments as Assistant Professor of Pathology at Emory University, Medical Director of Clinical Laboratories at Gwinnett Medical Center, and Assistant Professor at Medical College of Georgia. He is the author of numerous peer-review scientific publications, and is a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the College of American Pathologists. Paul gained insight and experience in the application of informatics to quality processes during his tenure as medical director of laboratories. He is presently engaged full time as MediaLab CEO, where among many other activities, he envisions and guides the development of our solutions and platform, and informs the development of our medical continuing education courses.

Leah Coppolino, MPH, MLS(ASCP)

Director of Sales
Leah is a Delaware native who started her career as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, graduating from the University of Delaware with a B.S. degree in laboratory science. She obtained her M.S. in Public Health from Thomas Jefferson University soon after and worked as a Lead Tech in the Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience laboratory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After training new technologists for years in this role, and enjoying the educational components, she moved on to work as the Director of Education and Outreach and MLS Program Director at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. Her work in the laboratory setting, including her education initiatives and the daily utilization of MediaLab's software, helped to solidify the experience required for her role with MediaLab. Leah has been working at MediaLab for over 10 years and is directing the MediaLab Sales Department.

Alexandru Casapu, MBA, MLS(ASCP)CM PBTCM

Educational Content Director
Alexandru (Alex) Casapu has over 20 years of experience as a medical laboratory scientist, section supervisor, and laboratory manager. Born in Bucharest, Romania, his family emigrated to the United States when he was a teenager. He graduated cum laude with dual Biology and Medical Technology majors from Clark Atlanta University. He completed his clinical rotations at Shands Jacksonville Hospital, affiliated with the University of Florida. He subsequently graduated with an MBA from the University of Georgia. Alex started his Medical Technology career at Archbold Memorial Hospital in Thomasville, Georgia. He subsequently worked at Emory University Hospital in the Microbiology department and later as Phlebotomy Supervisor. Alex served as Program Director of the Clinical Laboratory Technology and Phlebotomy programs at Georgia Piedmont Technical College. In 2014, Alex joined Qualtex Laboratories in Norcross Georgia as the Laboratory Manager where he oversaw the daily operations of the laboratory. Because of his love for teaching and molding future laboratory scientists, Alex joined MediaLab in 2015 as Educational Content Director. In his current role, he writes and reviews new continuing education courses, oversees the development, review, and updating of our certification exam practice simulators and laboratory simulators, and is actively involved in the development of new educational modules for medical laboratory professionals.

Chelsey Coker

Director of Support and Implementation Services
Chelsey was born in Greenville, South Carolina, and later moved to Atlanta, Georgia, where she graduated with a B.A. degree in communications from Georgia State University. Before joining MediaLab in 2016, Chelsey worked in the medical manufacturing industry, where she helped to implement and administer quality management systems. For MediaLab, Chelsey oversees customer support operations, directing a team that provides direct phone and email support, user training, implementation & kickoffs, documentation, and other resources.