NASP Board of Directors

Rebecca Shanahan, JD, Past President

Chief Executive Officer Avella Specialty Pharmacy. As Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Shanahan brings extensive healthcare and specialty pharmacy experience to Avella Specialty Pharmacy. Ms. Shanahan served as Executive Vice President and Head of the Aetna Specialty Pharmacy and as a member of Avella Specialty Pharmacy¹s board of directors. Prior to joining Avella Specialty Pharmacy, Ms….

Erik Halstrom, Secretary

Vice President, Specialty Pharmacy Solutions, Managed Healthcare Associates Erik Halstrom is the Vice President of the Specialty Pharmacy Solution Division at Managed Healthcare Associates. His team is responsible for the creation of strategy, and leading MHAs strategic alliances with Specialty Pharmacies, Pharmaceutical and technology companies. Erik has over 27 years of healthcare experience working at…

Michael R. Agostino, RPh, President

President, Amber Pharmacy & Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions Vice President, Hy-Vee, Inc. Michael R. Agostino, R.Ph., is the President of Amber Pharmacy, a provider of specialty pharmacy services throughout the nation. Amber Pharmacy is headquartered in Omaha, with satellite locations in Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia and San Bernardino. Mike is also President and a founder of…

Duane Barnes, MBA, MS

Vice President & General Manager for U.S. Value and Access, Amgen Mr. Barnes is the Vice President & General Manager for U.S. Value and Access. In this role, Mr. Barnes is responsible for all pricing, contracting, government price reporting, account management, value based contracting and the Payer / PBM / IDN strategies for all inline,…

Carmine DeNardo, RPh, Vice President/President Elect

President & Chief Executive Officer ReCept Pharmacy, LP Since joining ReCept in 2009, Carmine has been responsible for overseeing ReCept’s long term national growth, developing a multi-disciplined team focused on patient care, and integration of strategic initiatives to expand specialty pharmaceutical care to large health systems. With more than 30 years of executive leadership in…

Phil Hagerman, RPh

CEO & Chairman, Diplomat Phil has served as chief executive officer, a director and the chairman of the board of directors since 1991. He co-founded Diplomat with his father in 1975. Phil has led Diplomat as its principal executive officer, chairman of the board of directors and a director for approximately 24 years. He has…

Michael A. Nameth, RPh, MBA

Healthcare Consultant Mr. Nameth is an accomplished senior level healthcare business leader with over thirty years of experience in several key areas of healthcare, including: Managed Care (Health Plans), PBM (Pharmacy Benefit Management) and Specialty Pharmacy industries. Most recently, he was Chief Executive Officer at Aureus Health Services, a national Specialty Pharmacy that offers specialty…

Cynthia Radford

Senior Vice President, Specialty Pharmacy, Oncology, & Customer Care Innovatix, LLC Cynthia Radford has over 21 years of experience in the specialty distribution and pharmaceutical industry and is currently Senior Vice President, Specialty Pharmacy, Oncology, and Customer Care. In her new role, Radford will assume leadership of the Customer Care division in addition to her…

Kelly Ratliff, DPh

President, US Bioservices Kelly Ratliff is President of AmerisourceBergen’s specialty pharmacy, US Bioservices. Leveraging over 25 years of healthcare experience, Kelly leads a dynamic organization committed to improving the patient experience and empowered to deliver the highest levels of patient satisfaction. She provides strategic leadership and guidance in the areas of business development, payer and…

Mark Vineis, MBA

Vice President of Managed Markets and Specialty Services, Sandoz Mark is the Vice President of Managed Markets and Specialty Services at Sandoz, a division of Novartis. As part of the Sandoz Biopharma division, his team is fully dedicated to commercializing the organization’s biosimilar portfolio. Prior to joining Sandoz, Mark was the General Manager of Specialty…

Kyle Skiermont, PharmD

Chief Operating Officer, Fairview Pharmacy Services Kyle Skiermont is the Chief Operating Officer for Fairview Pharmacy Services, a leading health system based pharmacy organization in Minneapolis, MN. He received his PharmD from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy. As COO, Kyle is responsible for strategy and overall operations of Fairview Pharmacy’s specialty…

Sheila Arquette, RPh, Executive Director

Executive Director, National Association of Specialty Pharmacy Sheila Arquette is the Executive Director of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Pharmacy. She has extensive practical and leadership experience in retail pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, long-term care…

Nick Calla, RPh

Vice President, Industry Relations, Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions Nick has responsibility for the development of relationships with manufacturers. Previously, Nick was VP, Trade Relations for Community Specialty Pharmacy Network. He had responsibility of business development and maintenance of manufacture relationships around the country as it relates to access to particular products and the clinical programs…

Harry Hayter

Vice President, Business Development, Tempus Harry Hayter is Vice President of Business Development for Tempus, a healthcare software and analytics company that is building the world’s largest library of molecular and clinical data allowing us to power a machine-learning operating system that empowers physicians to make real-time, data-driven decisions for their cancer patients. Tempus’s system…

Tolga Tanguler

Regional President, North America, Rare Disease, Pfizer Inc Tolga Tanguler is the Regional President, North America for Rare Diseases at Pfizer. In this role, Tolga leads an organization with 6 assets that generate $1B in revenue, while setting forth an agenda that brings together more than 200 colleagues across marketing, sales, access, medical and corporate…

Edward J. Kaleta

Vice President, Federal Government Relations & U.S. Public Policy, Walgreens As the Vice President of Federal Government Relations and U.S. Public Policy, Mr. Kaleta leads the federal lobbying and public policy activities for Walgreens, the nation’s largest drugstore chain with fiscal year 2016 sales of $117 billion. The company operates over 8,200 drugstores in all…

Blaine Squires, RPh

Executive Director, AstraZeneca Blaine is Executive Director, Access Services for AstraZeneca. In his role, Blaine leads teams that oversee Field Reimbursement Managers, AZ’s internal HUB, AZ Access360, as well as all affordability programs including AZ&ME, commercial co-pay programs and global product donations. Blaine has worked across the healthcare industry from retail pharmacy, home infusion and…

Michael T. Einodshofer, MBA

Chief Innovation Officer, Maxor National Pharmacy Services Michael Einodshofer started his pharmacy career as a practicing pharmacist in both retail and hospital pharmacy settings and transitioned to the managed care industry in 2006. Michael worked as Director of Pharmacy for the UPMC Health Plan for 6 years before transitioning to a leadership role with Walgreens…

Timothy M. Ward, Esq.

President of Hercules Pharmaceuticals Timothy M. Ward, Esq. is President of Hercules Pharmaceuticals a national specialty distributor. Before Hercules Pharmaceuticals Tim was Chief Legal Officer of a multinational conducting business in highly regulated markets and also directed government affairs efforts covering federal legislative initiatives and federal administrative positions at US Departments of Treasury and State….

Joseph Morse

Therigy, President and Chief Operating Officer As President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Morse oversees Therigy’s specialty pharmacy consulting services, customer success teams and product strategy. Morse’s 16 years in the specialty pharmacy industry enables him to align Therigy’s consulting and technology products to best accomplish clients’ strategic goals. Prior to co-founding Therigy in 2006,…

Keith Cook

Vice President of MedImpact Direct Specialty Operations Keith Cook obtained his BS in Pharmacy from the University of Kansas. Mr. Cook’s pharmacy career began in hospital pharmacy and later moved to retail pharmacy working for Walmart Stores Inc. for 23 years in various positions including the Walmart PBM business, the Mail Order Pharmacy, the Compliance…

Carl T. Bertram, PharmD, MBA

Senior Director Specialty Pharmacy, Health & Wellness, Walmart Specialty Pharmacy

Paul Jardina

President and Chief Executive Officer, Onco360 Paul Jardina joined Onco360 in October of 2014 as President and Chief Executive Officer. In this role, he has overall responsibility for the strategic direction of the Company and execution of its plans. In addition, he serves at the President and CEO of CareMed Specialty Pharmacy. Both Onco360 and…

Thomas Cohn

Chief Strategy Officer, Asembia Thomas Cohn is Chief Strategy Officer for Asembia. In this role, he combines an intrinsic knowledge of the healthcare industry and technology to develop, support and sustain corporate strategic initiatives. With more than two decades of healthcare experience, he held leadership positions in pharmacy provider, drug wholesale and group purchasing organizations….

Gordon J. Vanscoy

Chairman and CEO, PANTHERx Specialty Pharmacy and Associate Dean for Business Innovation, University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy With more than three decades of executive experience creating and developing successful medical and pharmaceutical service business ventures, Dr. Vanscoy is a leader in the health care industry and a pioneer in the specialty pharmacy (SP) sector….

Roy Bigler

National Accounts Manager, Accreditation Commission for Health Care Roy Bigler is currently the National Accounts Manager for the Accreditation Commission for Health Care. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business from The University of Maryland at College Park. Roy has extensive Business Development and Marketing leadership experience in Accreditation, Home Care, Financial…

Suzette DiMascio, CHE, CMCE, CPC

CEO and founder of CSI Specialty Group Florida As a thought leader, industry expert, frequent media contributor and sought after speaker on all things Specialty; Suzette’s strategic insight on marketplace trends help align and enlighten this continually pivoting industry. Under Suzette’s leadership, CSI Specialty Group has become known as the industry’s preeminent Specialty Pharmacy Leadership…

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