Grants Pass Pharmacy has been in the community since 1933 and is the last remaining independent pharmacy in the area. It has an old-fashioned soda fountain and an extensive gift area. It is a combo shop pharmacy that specializes in hospice, long-term care, and offers multiple adherence packaging systems. Belcher is active in her state pharmacy coalition and state association and has served on task force groups for the board of pharmacy. She has been an adviser for the entrepreneurial academy at OSU College of Pharmacy and is active in state legislation, speaking before both House and Senate committees.
Hugh M. Chancy
Chancy is past president of Georgia Pharmacy Association and currently serves on the boards of the Academy of Independent Pharmacies and Prescribe Wellness.
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.
Carson’s true passion is for compounding pharmacy. Ever since he was introduced to compounding in 1997, Carson has pursued it with a dedication to preserving it for his patients and colleagues. He says it offers him the ability to innovate almost daily. Team management and staff development are also of special interest to him. His diverse experiences have inspired numerous entities to ask him to serve on numerous advisory boards and in volunteer leadership positions. He enjoys public speaking and sharing his experiences with his colleagues and those who have just begun their independent pharmacy ownership journey.
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.
Riddle is vice president of development for Compounding Pharmacy, a PCAB-accredited specialty pharmacy. She is also partner/owner in a community pharmacy, American Home Pharmacy. Riddle 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.
Tadrus is an owner of independent, community-based pharmacies in Missouri providing prescriptions, compounding, long-term care services, hearing aids, and durable medical equipment. Tadrus is a lead manager of the Missouri Pharmacists Care Network, a pharmacist-led provider network facilitating adoption of innovative pharmacist care models throughout Missouri. Tadrus is with the CPESN® USA Board of Directors from CPESN - Missouri.
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.
Caswell owns Wolkar Pharmacy in Baxter Springs and has part ownership in three other stores, in Cherryvale, Kan.; Galena, Kan., and Carl Junction, Mo. Caswell is past president of the Kansas Pharmacists Association and member of the KPhA Government Affairs Committee; board representative for the NCPA Innovation Center; lead luminary for Kansas CPESN®; board member of the Kansas Pharmacy Foundation; and a member of the KU School of Pharmacy Advisory Council. He enjoys state and federal legislative affairs along with finding new ways to practice to the top of his license.
B. Douglas Hoey
Brian Douglas (Doug) Hoey is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Community Pharmacists Association. The National Community Pharmacists Association represents the owners of more than 22,000 pharmacy small businesses. These pharmacies are important to local economies providing jobs for more than 250,000 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 community pharmacies 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 co-Chairman of the Board of Directors for Surescripts, Chairman of the NCPA Innovation Center, and vice-Chair for Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services-USA (CPESN-USA) Board of Managers, and is on the Board of the Stabler-Leadbeater Pharmacy Museum (Alexandria, VA) as well as advisory boards for several schools of pharmacy. He 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.
Washington, D.C., recently sold his specialty pharmacy and has ownership in five community retail pharmacies with his pharmacist wife Joan, which include the oldest and second oldest community pharmacies in the District of Columbia. He is currently the chairman of the board for Care Pharmacies and is the incoming president for the Washington D.C. Pharmacy Association. Kim is a graduate of the Howard University College of Pharmacy and was part of the first ever entry-level PharmD class to graduate from Howard University.
Marquess is the president and CEO of the Institute for Wellness and Education, a disease management company in Woodstock, Ga. Additionally, Marquess and his pharmacist wife Pam are the owners of 15 community and LTC pharmacies in Georgia. Before assuming his current position, Marquess was a clinical professor of pharmacy practice at Mercer University School of Pharmacy in Atlanta. Marquess is past president of the Georgia Pharmacy Association and was named Independent Pharmacist of the Year by GPhA-AIP in 2012. He earned his doctor of pharmacy degree from Mercer University.
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.
Price is owner of Price Pharmacies Inc., which consists of six locations in south central Kansas. Price is currently the president-elect 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, and on the health care advisory committee for Rep. Ron Estes (R-Kan.), along with the KPhA Government Affairs Committee and other task force groups.
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. The pharmacy is part of the CPESN® USA network of pharmacies. Condo’s pharmacists also work with other health care providers and insurers to provide point-of-care testing and clinical care services such as annual wellness visits, chronic care management, and transitions of care services from both inside and outside the pharmacy. Moore is a graduate of the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University and is a past president of the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York. He is a CPESN® luminary and board member, an EPIC board member, and a Plattsburgh North-Country Chamber of Commerce board member.