Hank Balch

Founder & President of Beyond Clean

As the Founder and President of Beyond Clean, Hank Balch embarked on his career in instrument reprocessing as a frontline technician. Since then, he has ascended to roles as an instrument database specialist, department manager, and system director for various SPD departments nationwide. Balch is an award-winning sterile processing leader, who is highly sought-after conference speaker. With over 150 Sterile Processing articles to his name, his work has been published in Becker's Hospital Review, Infection Control Today, Healthcare Purchasing News, Communique, Outpatient Surgery Magazine, and more, reaching audiences across the globe. Balch’s passion lies in empowering frontline Sterile Processing professionals to #FightDirty, ensuring every instrument is handled meticulously every time.