WHO WE ARE
Advanced Rx is a Pharmacy Services Company that empowers providers and pharmacies with the ability to deliver to patients fast and convenient access to medications directly from their office or by mail.
Our services directly impact patient convenience, care, and well-being at their personal physician’s office. We take pride in understanding payer relationships, including the intricacies of prior authorizations, billing, reimbursements, collections, and regulations. We are dedicated to transform provider practices with agile systems and brilliant people.
Advanced Rx has garnered a well-earned reputation for our expertise in implementing successful Pharmaceutical Services in practices across the nation. With reimbursement rates shrinking and medication adherence responsibilities increasing, offering your patients services at the point of care makes tremendous sense. Every practice is unique, so we offer a range of service options that enable you to offer the best program for your patients.
We strive for absolute transparency and compliance as your preferred comprehensive pharmacy. Partner with a company that will work with you throughout all stages of your program, including implementation, operation, and ongoing program support. Advanced Rx works in collaboration with you and your team to ensure a seamless and comprehensive solution for all of your patient pharmaceutical needs.
Chief Executive Officer
Jeff graduated from California Polytechnic University with a degree in Business. This led him to a variety of managerial and leadership roles in the telecommunications sector, including work with Pacific Bell, Bellcore, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. During Jeff’s tenure with Pacific Bell he obtained an Executive MBA from UC Berkeley as well as certificates in management, negotiation, and leadership from Carnegie Mellon and Pepperdine Universities. Prior to the founding of Advanced Rx, Jeff was involved with several successful startup ventures in the software, telecom, and financial industries.
Chief Operating Officer
Having worked in physician practice management and pharmaceuticals, Kati brought extensive industry knowledge to the inception of Advanced Rx. As the manager of an occupational injury clinic, Kati oversaw operations of three urgent care facilities, as well as the practice’s centralized billing. Prior to the founding of Advanced Rx, Kati was involved with several successful startup medical practices and businesses, as well as managing her own medical billing company which serviced many different specialty practices for 10 years. Kati’s expertise in medical billing is the foundation upon which Advanced Rx was built.
Vice President of National Sales
Brian graduated from San Diego State University with a BS in Business Administration. He was involved in building several successful start-ups, including Skills Village where he was the Executive VP of Sales. Brian’s contributions to the growth of Skills Village assisted in the eventual acquisition of the business by PeopleSoft, where Brian remained and held numerous leadership roles. Brian continued his career as VP of Sales with Oracle, one of the world’s largest technology companies, where he built several successful sales teams. As the VP of National Sales with Advanced Rx, Brian has continued to cultivate a network of clients and sales professionals in the best interests of the business.
Robert obtained undergraduate degrees from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a BS in Biology and BA in Chemistry, and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Wingate University College of Pharmacy. Post pharmacy school, Robert managed a high-volume, independent, retail pharmacy in Charlotte, NC, where he built strategic healthcare partnerships, optimized workflow processes, and negotiated contracts with PBMS, manufacturers, and wholesalers. As the current pharmacy manager at Advanced Rx Pharmacy of Tennessee, Robert oversees all pharmacy, wholesale, and manufacturing operations including procurement, licensing, FDA compliance, distribution, and formulary optimization.
Vice President of Dispensary Operations
Shirene graduated with honors from San Jose State University with a BS in Business Administration, emphasis in Marketing. She has been with Advanced Rx since 2011 supporting and managing nearly every facet of the company’s operations. In her capacity as VP of Operations, she oversees all Dispensary Operations including Dispensary Billing & Reimbursement, Administration, and Account Management.
Vice President of Finance
Ryan obtained both his BA and MA in Psychology from the University of Oregon and Northwest Christian College, respectively. He began his career as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), working in healthcare environments for 10 years as a provider, training other providers and utilizing his practical experience to help build a highly successful wraparound services model for Oregon’s Medicaid population. To enhance his work with data, Ryan pursued an advanced degree in accounting and obtained his CPA. Ryan then worked with PwC’s healthcare audit team taking many pre-FDA companies through the IPO process. Prior to joining the Advanced Rx team, Ryan built and led accounting operations at GE Digital.