Pharmacy Executive with over 15 years of experience. Highly motivated with the ability to lead high level teams and manage multi-million dollar budgets. Proven skills in reducing costs and driving sales in Pharmacy.
Ability to lead large teams
Purchasing and Supply Chain knowledge
Toyota Production System (TPS) trained
Pharmacy law knowledge
RHO CHI Honor Society, Member
LICENSURE Licensed by Illinois State Board of Pharmacy # 0051-286152
Licensed by Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy # RP-044767-R
Certified in Diabetes Disease State Management
Authorization to Administer Injectables with PA Board of Pharmacy # RPI000030
Vice President, Pharmacy Operations, 10/2014 to 10/2016 Giant Eagle Pharmacy – Pittsburgh, PA
Responsible for managing labor across 217 pharmacies, Central Processing and Central Fill with budgetary responsibility of over $123 million annually.
Rollout of PDX workflow system in all locations Responsible for design and implementation of new work design incorporating centralized work strategy to meet customer promise time and lower wait time Implement clinical programs including in-store vaccinations growing over 25% annually Managing $100 million in pharmacy inventory measured by a reduction in partial fill rates and increased turns Responsible for improving Customer Service scores measured through Oversee and manage Pharmacy Quality and Compliance teams and programs Oversee nine direct reports including seven District Leaders, Director of Pharmacy Operations and Executive Assistant.
Properly filled and dispensed an average of [number] prescriptions per day.
Managed drug and supply inventories.
Senior Director, Pharmacy, 04/2012 to 10/2014 Giant Eagle Pharmacy – Pittsburgh, PA
Responsible for sales and margin for Pharmacy Department Accountable for Procurement, Managed Care and Clinical teams Develop overall Pharmacy strategy and direction Responsible for Pharmacy marketing programs Develop overall pricing strategy Negotiated wholesaler contract to save over $20 million annually.
Director, Pharmacy Sourcing, 03/2007 to 04/2012 Giant Eagle Pharmacy – Pittsburgh, PA
Led the team that opened the Generic Prescription Drug Warehouse for pharmacy Responsible for all direct and indirect Pharmacy spend (Brand Rx, Generic Rx, OTC, Supplies).
Over $800 million in annual purchases.
Develop and maintain relationship with over 80 vendors Run multiple bids (RFPs) per year for generic prescription drugs Negotiated wholesaler contract to save $16 million annually Responsible for merchandising Diabetes monitoring devices Work with brand drug manufacturers to obtain funding for pharmacist education, in-store promotions and patient compliance programs.
Pharmacy District Leader, 09/2005 to 03/2007 Giant Eagle Pharmacy – Pittsburgh, PA
Recruiting and hiring of pharmacists for region Educate all pharmacy personnel on how to manage the pharmacy business Provide motivation to all pharmacy personnel to generate an environment that ensures the attainment of department goals and objectives Supervise the operations of pharmacies including monitoring P&L, inventory labor Visit pharmacies within region to monitor pharmacy practices.
Manager, Pharmacy Services, 05/2001 to 09/2005 Giant Eagle Pharmacy – Pittsburgh, PA
Responsible for supply and purchasing relationship with wholesaler Determine if we are getting the best prices on generic medications Develop relationships with brand manufactures to implement compliance programs Responsible for pharmacy automation and technology Responsible for Central Refill facility Evaluate and improve Quality Assurance in the pharmacy.
Pharmaceutical Care Coordinator, 01/2000 to 05/2001 Giant Eagle Pharmacy – Pittsburgh, PA
One-on-one patient consultation sessions Provide comprehensive written drug regimen review for physicians and patients Develop and implement disease state management (DSM) programs Provide budget analysis for DSM programs Develop partnerships with various manufacturers for DSM programs.
Staff Pharmacist, 04/1999 to 01/2000 Giant Eagle Pharmacy – Pittsburgh, PA
Counseling patients on both prescription and non-prescription medications Drug utilization reviews Receive, interpret, prepare and verify written and verbal prescription orders Inventory maintenance and daily reports Supervisory experience over pharmacy technicians.
Staff Pharmacist, 07/1997 to 03/1999 American Drug Stores, Osco Drug – Joliet, IL
Doctor of Pharmacy: May 1998 Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy - Downers, IL
Bachelor of Science: Pharmacy, May 1997 Midwestern University, Chicago College of Pharmacy - Downers, IL Pharmacy Magna Cum Laude