Ray Tancredi, RPh, MBA, CSP

Certified Director

Walgreen Co.

Divisional VP, Specialty Pharmacy Development & Brand/Rx Vaccine Purchasing

Ray Tancredi is divisional vice president, Specialty Pharmacy Development Brand Rx/Vaccine Purchasing, at Walgreens, based in Deerfield, Illinois. 

Tancredi oversees a team responsible for all specialty pharmacy trade functions including Specialty Pharmacy product access, including limited distribution and relationships, managing manufacturer hub services and referrals, contract negotiation, implementation and compliance, pharma programs and services, data analysis and reporting, RFP support and coordinating clinical, patient services, new drug in-services, and education. Additionally, he oversees management of strategic manufacturer accounts in an effort of maximize contracts and provide exceptional customer service. 

Tancredi also oversees the team responsible for brand prescription drug launches and vaccine procurement including flu vaccine, GPO relationships, and specialty pharmacy distributors. 

EDUCATION: Tancredi earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Temple University School of Pharmacy (1983) and is a registered pharmacist in PA and FL. He also holds a Master of Business Administration in Management from Eastern University (2001). 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS: He is a past-president of the Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board (SPCB), a current SPCB Board Member and is a Certified Specialty Pharmacist.

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