Caswell is owner/co-owner of four pharmacies in Kansas and Missouri. He is a past president of the Kansas Pharmacists Association, 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 being active in state and federal legislative affairs along with finding new ways to practice to the top of his license.
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 non-sterile compounding, 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.
Chancy is past president of Georgia Pharmacy Association and currently serves on the boards of the Academy of Independent Pharmacies, Mirixa, and Prescribe Wellness.
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 advisory boards and in volunteer leadership positions.
Lea and husband Tom opened their first pharmacy, KidsMeds, in 2002. Lea 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.
Harrell is on the board of directors of American Associated Pharmacies and Arete Pharmacy Network. He is a leading authority on technology innovations in pharmacy practice.
Riddle is vice president of development for Compounding Pharmacy, a PCAB™-accredited, compounding-only pharmacy. She is also partner/owner in a community pharmacy, American Home Pharmacy. Riddle is also vice president for the Arkansas Pharmacist Association and chairman of the NCPA Compounding Steering Committee. Among her other industry activities are serving as a delegate to the United States Pharmacopia and as a member of IACP.
Christian Tadrus of Moberly, Mo., 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 graduate of Boston University and the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He 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.
Immediate Past President Bill Osborn
Family: Father, Willie Osborn, recipient of NCPA's Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year. Wife, Jane, since 1985; sons Ben and Jack.
Business: Owner, Osborn Drugs, Miami, Okla. Years ago, Willie Osborn started taking on partners to help pharmacists who were interested in ownership. The business model expanded, and now Osborn has partners in 24 stores across four states.
Super fan: He's passionate about the Miami High School Wardogs and the Oklahoma Sooners.
Music man: He loves to crank up the Earth, Wind and Fire music.
Bet you didn't know: His past position as NCPA president involved quite a bit of travel, but he took his first flight at age 25 when he was his brother's "plus one" at an event in Durango, Colo.
First vice president Wilson of Midwest City, Okla., currently co-owns Valu-Med Pharmacy in Midwest City, Bestyet Pharmacy in Harrah, and Valu-Med Pharmacy in Ft. Gibson, all in Oklahoma. He 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.
Second vice president Kim, owns a specialty pharmacy and four community retail pharmacies, which include the oldest and second oldest community pharmacies in the District of Columbia. He is currently the chairman of the Care Pharmacies Board of Directors and is active in other pharmacy-affiliated organizations. 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.
Third vice president Marquess, is the president/CEO of the Institute for Wellness and Education, a disease management company in Woodstock, Ga. In addition, Marquess and his pharmacist wife Pam, are the owners of 10 community pharmacies in Georgia. Before assuming his current position, Marquess was a clinical professor of pharmacy practice at Mercer University School of Pharmacy in Atlanta. He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Mercer University.
Fourth vice president Zaibak, is owner of Hayat Pharmacy in Milwaukee, and runs 12 pharmacies. Zaibak is known in his community as a counselor and certified diabetes educator. He says his favorite thing to do in pharmacy is offering community health talks about diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic diseases. Zaibak was named the 2014 Pharmacist of the Year by Pharmacy Development Services. He graduated from the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Pharmacy.
Fifth vice president Price started Price Pharmacies in 2010 with the purchase of Graves Drug in Winfield and Arkansas City, Kan. In 2019, Graves Drug was awarded the business of the year award by Southwestern College in Winfield, and Dared and wife Renee (also a pharmacist) were named innovative pharmacists of the year by the Kansas Pharmacist Association. Last year Price Pharmacies added four more locations. Price’s many civic leadership roles include serving as treasurer of the Kansas Pharmacist Association, and on the healthcare advisory committee for U.S. Rep. Ron Estes (R), along with the KPhA Government Affairs Committee and other task force groups. As a pharmacy advocate, Price testified before the healthcare committee in the Kansas House of Representatives and helped pass a bill that allows pharmacists to administer medication injections in Kansas.
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.