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Deanna Bush

New WSPC Team Member: Welcome Deanna Bush

We’re excited to welcome Deanna Bush to our team as WSPC’s new Senior Vice President and COO! Deanna has over 25 years in the pharmacy healthcare industry – with a focus on relationship building, business growth, people leadership and talent development. She has extensive industry experience with all types of business partners; Retail and Specialty… Read more »

WSPC 2019 Member Meeting

Highlights from WSPC’s 10th Annual Leadership and Membership Meeting

Recently, WSPC celebrated our 10th Annual Leadership and Membership meeting in Portland, OR. Representing a cooperative of independent pharmacies is fundamental in how WSPC shines to drive member value. In response to the member survey, the WSPC leadership team gathered to share ideas and information and to plan for the future. We know community pharmacy… Read more »

CPESN Helps WSPC Members Improve Health Outcomes and Decrease Costs

CPESN is reimagining healthcare delivery in America. Rooted in the belief that community-based pharmacy is the untapped resource to value-based care delivery, CPESN USA is a clinically integrated network of community pharmacies that coordinates patient care with broader care teams to provide medication optimization activities and enhanced services for high-risk patients. CPESN’s services are helping… Read more »

In Memory of WSPC Co-Founder, Bob Dominguez

Bob Dominguez, our WSPC co-founder and friend, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, March 17, 2019. Our family of pharmacies were brought together to share ideas with Bob at the helm leading by example in his natural and affable manner. This year we celebrate 10 years of forging stronger relationships, building better teams, and creating… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Monte Vista Pharmacy

Member Spotlight: Monte Vista Pharmacy

Monte Vista Pharmacy: Montclair, CA Owners: Hank Mohrmann, RPh, and Ray Gonzalez, Jr, MS, MBA Hank Mohrmann, RPh is the Pharmacist in Charge and Ramon (Ray) Gonzalez, Jr, MS, MBA is a Technician and Operations Manager. Together, they own and operate Monte Vista Pharmacy in Montclair, CA, which was opened in 1977 by Joe Doring…. Read more »

NCPA Pharmacy Fly In

2019 Congressional Pharmacy Fly-In

Join our EVP of Legislative Affairs, Dirk White, RPh, and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) for the 2019 Congressional Pharmacy Fly-In! Fly in, get briefed, go to Capitol Hill, share your story with member of Congress, and fly home. It’s a small investment of your time that can make a whopping difference in how… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Komoto Pharmacy

Member Spotlight: Komoto Pharmacy Group

Komoto Pharmacy Group: Bakersfield, Delano, and Visalia, CA Owners: Brian Komoto, PharmD, CEO, and Mary Komoto, CFO, HR For Brian and Mary, being independent and community focused has allowed them to develop programs to specifically address local community issues, strengthening their patient relationships and outcomes. The Komoto pharmacy team is focused on clinical pharmacy services,… Read more »

Member Spotlight: Town Center

Member Spotlight: Town Center Pharmacy

Town Center Pharmacy: Visalia, CA Owner: Dennis Vermillon, BA, PharmD Dennis says, “I feel strongly about being part of a group [WSPC] that advocates on behalf of the members to speak collectively as one voice. At Town Center Pharmacy we take pride in delivering excellent customer service the old-fashioned way, where we are willing to… Read more »

Western States Pharmacy Coalition Pharmacist

Member Spotlight: Vic’s Family Pharmacy

WSPC member Vic’s Family Pharmacy was recently featured on Good Neighbor Pharmacy’s Local Love Q&A! Location: Nampa, Idaho How many years has Vic’s Family Pharmacy been in business? Vic’s Family Pharmacy has been independently owned and operated in Nampa and surrounding areas since 1988. What role does your independent pharmacy play in your local community? We… Read more »

Chris O'Lear

New WSPC Team Member: Welcome Chris O’Lear!

We’re excited to welcome Chris O’Lear to our team as our new Vice President of Sales! Chris enjoyed a successful career on Wall Street, where he forged long lasting client relationships over the course of 22 years. He built global sales teams (from Hong Kong to Brazil) that were dedicated to delivering the best products… Read more »