Leadership Team

Board of Directors

Hugh M. Chancy

RPh | NCPA President
Hometown: Hahira, GA
School: University of Georgia College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy: Chancy is co-owner of five retail pharmacies and one closed-door pharmacy. Chancy Drugs is celebrating more than 50 years of service, and specializes in compounding, specialty packaging, and enhanced clinical services.
NCPA Member Since: 2000
Notes of Interest:

Chancy is past president of Georgia Pharmacy Association and currently serves on the boards of the Academy of Independent Pharmacies and Prescribe Wellness.

Lea Wolsoncroft

RPh | NCPA President-elect 
Hometown: Birmingham, AL
School: Samford McWhorter School of Pharmacy
Pharmacy: Remedies Pharmacy
NCPA Member Since: 1991
Notes of Interest:

Wolsoncroft and husband Tom opened their first pharmacy, KidsMeds, in 2002. Wolsoncroft has always pursued nontraditional tracks and focused on educating physicians and the community about pharmacy practice and the unique role the profession plays in community wellness. The newest adventure is Remedies Pharmacy, which opened in 2018.

Jeff Harrell

PharmD | Chairman of the NCPA Board of Directors
Hometown: Long Beach, WA
School: Washington State University
Pharmacy: Harrell is co-owner of 24 independent pharmacies in Washington state, Oregon, and Idaho
NCPA Member Since: 2002
Notes of Interest:

Harrell is on the board of directors of American Associated Pharmacies and AlignRx. He is a leading authority on technology and innovations in pharmacy practice.

Jonathan Marquess

PharmD, CDE, CPT
Notes of Interest:

Marquess is vice president of the Academy of Independent Pharmacy for the Georgia Pharmacy Association. In this role he promotes economic viability and security for independent pharmacies. Additionally, Jonathan and his pharmacist wife Pam are the owners of community and long-term care pharmacies in Georgia. Before assuming his current position, Jonathan was vice president of clinical and professional affairs for APCI and a clinical professor of pharmacy practice at the Mercer University School of Pharmacy in Atlanta. Recently Jonathan was named Independent Pharmacist of the Year by GPhA.

Dared Price

PharmD
Notes of Interest:

Price is president of the Kansas Pharmacists Association and alongside his wife Renee, also a pharmacist, serves as a luminary for CPESN® Kansas. Price’s many civic leadership roles include serving as a board member of his local hospital foundation, serving on the health care advisory committee for Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kan.), the KPhA Government Affairs Committee, and other task force groups.

Kristen Riddle

PharmD
Hometown: Conway, AR
School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy: US Compounding Pharmacy
NCPA Member Since: 2009
Notes of Interest:

Riddle is vice president of development for US Compounding Pharmacy, a PCAB-accredited specialty pharmacy. She is also partner/owner in a community pharmacy, American Home Pharmacy. Kristen is also immediate past president of the Arkansas Pharmacist Association. Among her other industry activities is serving as a delegate to the United States Pharmacopeia.

Christian Tadrus

Hometown: Moberly, MO
School: Boston University and the St. Louis College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy: Sam’s Health Mart Pharmacies
NCPA Member Since: 2004
Notes of Interest:

Tadrus is owner of independent community and long-term care pharmacies in rural Missouri. His pharmacies strive to improve patient health outcomes through the use of clinical medication synchronization, adherence packaging, immunizations, point-of-care testing, comprehensive and targeted medication reviews, consulting and coordination of care. He is credentialed to provide immunizations, medication therapy management and to engage in advanced practice protocols. Christian currently serves as vice-president of the Missouri State Board of Pharmacy, National Council for Prescription Drug Programs Board of Trustees, and the CPESN® USA Board of Managers.

Justin Wilson

PharmD
Hometown: Midwest City, Okla.,
School: University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy: Wilson is owner of Valu-Med Pharmacy in Midwest City, Bestyet Pharmacy in Harrah, and Valu-Med Pharmacy in Ft. Gibson, all in Oklahoma.
NCPA Member Since: 2000
Notes of Interest:

Wilson is a member of the Oklahoma State Board of Pharmacy, a past president of the Oklahoma Pharmacists Association, and adjunct clinical professor at the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, his alma mater.

Michele Belcher

RPh | NCPA immediate past president
Hometown: Grants Pass, OR
School: Oregon State University College of Pharmacy
Pharmacy: Grants Pass Pharmacy
NCPA Member Since: 1999
Notes of Interest:

Grants Pass Pharmacy has been in the community since 1933 and is the last remaining independent community pharmacy in town. It has an old-fashioned soda fountain and extensive gift area. Michele is active in her state pharmacy coalition and state association legislative committee and has developed strong relationships with lawmakers at both the state and federal levels to help highlight the issues affecting community pharmacy. She received the Bowl of Hygeia in October 2019.

Chief Executive Officer

B. Douglas Hoey

Pharmacist | CEO
Notes of Interest:

B. Douglas Hoey is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Community Pharmacists Association. The National Community Pharmacists Association represents the owners of nearly 19,400 pharmacy small businesses. These pharmacies are important to local economies providing jobs for 215,000 people in their communities and consumers consistently rank them as the top rated pharmacies in the country.

Hoey is a licensed pharmacist in Oklahoma, Virginia, and Texas and practiced in a variety of community pharmacy settings including his own family’s pharmacy before coming to NCPA. Hoey was NCPA’s first chief operating officer and in 2011 was named CEO. He is widely quoted by media as an industry expert on community pharmacy practice issues including drug supply and prescription drug pricing. Hoey also developed and taught pharmacology courses at George Washington University and Marymount universities. He is president of the World Pharmacy Council, co-chairman of the Surescripts Board of Directors, chairman of the NCPA Innovation Center, and vice-chair for the CPESN® USA Board of Managers. Hoey served on the Pharmacy Quality Alliance board for six years and was chairman of the Mirixa board for eight years. His pharmacy degree is from the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy and his MBA is from the Oklahoma City University graduate school of business.

Officers

Hashim Zaibak

PharmD | Vice President
Notes of Interest:

Zaibak started his career as a pharmacist in 1999 after graduating from the University of Illinois-Chicago. With more than two decades of experience, he has seen the industry from multiple vantage points. Zaibak is the founder of Hayat Pharmacy and runs 20 pharmacies in Wisconsin. Zaibak is well known as a medical counselor. He dedicates time to giving health education presentations and teaching patients proper medication administration. As recognition of Zaibak’s excellent service to the community, he was named the 2014 Pharmacist of the Year by Pharmacy Development Services. Additionally, Hayat Pharmacy was named Health Mart’s 2014 and 2021 Pharmacy of the Year.

Steve Moore

PharmD | Vice President
Notes of Interest:

Moore is co-owner of Condo Pharmacy in Plattsburgh, N.Y. (his mother Jean and brother Dave are also owners). Condo Pharmacy provides traditional, long-term care, compounding, and specialty pharmacy services. Condo’s pharmacists also work with other health care providers and insurers to provide a variety of clinical care services. Steve is a past president of the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York. He is a CPESN® USA luminary and board member, an EPIC board member, and a Plattsburgh North-Country Chamber of Commerce board member.

Ben McNabb

PharmD | Vice President
Notes of Interest:

McNabb is owner (with wife Heather) of Love Oak Pharmacy in Eastland, Texas. Ben currently serves as president of CPESN® Texas and as an appointed member to the Texas HHSC Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee. Ben enjoys using both roles to communicate the untapped potential of community pharmacy and advance innovative payment models that improve patient outcomes and lower health care costs. Additionally, Ben is a director of the Texas Pharmacy Association Independent Pharmacy Academy. Ben earned his pharmacy degree from the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, where he serves as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council.

Ashley Seyfarth

PharmD | Vice President
Notes of Interest:

Seyfarth is owner of Kare Drug, which has locations in Aztec and Bloomfield, N.M. Ashley graduated from the University of New Mexico College of Pharmacy in 2014. She started working at Kare Drug during her third year of pharmacy school and was hired after graduation. She bought into the pharmacy as a partner in 2017 and took full ownership in 2019. Ashley is chair of the New Mexico Pharmacy Business Council, second vice president for the New Mexico Pharmacist Association, and pharmacology professor for the dental hygiene program at the local community college. Most recently, Ashley was appointed by the New Mexico governor to sit on the Prescription Drug Taskforce to help assess ways to lower prescriptions costs to New Mexico residents.

Khanh-Long (Ken) Thai

PharmD | Vice President
Notes of Interest:

Thai is co-founder and CEO of 986 Degrees Corp., and owner/operator of multiple 986 Pharmacy locations throughout Southern California and Nevada. Ken also serves as an adjunct assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Southern California and Western University’s School of Pharmacy, precepting and mentoring students interested in becoming pharmacy entrepreneurs. Ken received a degree in biology from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1998. He graduated from the USC School of Pharmacy in 2002. Ken is a past president of the California Pharmacists Association. He is active with the USC School of Pharmacy Alumni Network.