About Us

About Us

ARCpoint Labs is a full-service national third-party provider/administrator of accurate, reliable, and confidential diagnostic testing for individuals, companies, and legal and healthcare professionals. We’ve been in the drug and alcohol testing business for over 18 years, and our staff has over 60 years of combined industry experience.


Our testing expertise includes:

  • Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Clinical healthcare
  • Corporate wellness programs
  • DNA
  • Employment/background checks
  • Steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs)

Why did you open a drug and alcohol testing facility?

Sherry and Terry Pouncey opened their facility in 2014. It was a good fit with their previous work experience. Sherry had been employed as a urology nurse and lab manager and Terry worked with national pharmacy chains and community pharmacies in his role as a product manager and quality assurance manager with McKesson Pharmacy Systems, Inc.

What was your background? How many years?

Terry Pouncey has undergraduate and masters degrees from UAB and has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare technology field. Sherry Pouncey has been a urology nurse and lab manager, a school nurse, a pediatric nurse, and a hospital nurse. Additionally, Sherry trains physicians and nurses on the use of hospital electronic medical record systems.

Other community involvement? Organizations?

Terry Pouncey is a member of the Shelby County Drug-Free Coalition and a chapter member with Compact 2020 which is run by the Shelby County District Attorney’s office and focuses on reducing adolescent drug and alcohol use. Terry is also a member of the Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce. Sherry Pouncey has served on the Chelsea youth club board and on Chelsea City Council workgroups.

All ARCpoint Labs technicians at our Birmingham location are certified and trained in accordance with 49CFR Part 40 (Part 40), Procedures for Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs. The federal requirements of Part 40 ensure best practices and establish standards for training both urine collection and breath alcohol technicians within the industry. ARCpoint Labs corporate staff includes credentialed professionals, bringing the highest standards of training to ARCpoint Labs and its client base. ARCpoint Labs of Birmingham is affiliated with numerous labs throughout the U.S., helping us establish a network of over 10,000 collection sites across the country. Our comprehensive services are built around a passion for reducing drug abuse as well as empowering individuals and companies to manage their health and wellness through affordable lab screening.

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