Executive Leadership

Michael Lonergan



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She was also the key Medicare thought leader and initiator, enhancing Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island’s 2015 Stars Part D rating from 3.5 Stars to 4.5 Stars, as well as maintaining outstanding performance through a comprehensive work plan and program governance. Additionally, Beth led her organization through a successful full CMS Part D program audit in 2016 during a simultaneous PBM transition. She was instrumental in transforming the pharmacy department into a strategic business unit that brought segment-specific innovative solutions to the marketplace. Previous experience also includes Mediware Information Systems – ACS Division, where she was Pharmacy Clinical Consultant/Clinical Informatics/Project Manager. Her position included clinical software design and development, quality assurance and pharmacy operations review, as well as project management of implementation services. As Pharmacy Site Manager for Southcoast Health, a 340B covered entity, Beth was involved in business and financial operations and contracting, and she provided clinical oversight of the rapidly growing areas of home infusion, hospice, and specialty pharmacy. Beth earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and is an honors graduate of the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy, as well as completing a certification in Medication Therapy Management. 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She won the Presidents Club Award five times as well as presented and hosted industry and client forums. Candace also participated in workgroups to improve financial analysis, clinical outcomes, and operational efficiencies for clients and CVS. She excels in implementing innovative strategies to manage healthcare costs, while keeping the member experience and engagement in mind. Candace earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from University of Phoenix.  [post_title] => Candace Dahl [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => candace-dahl [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:07:35 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:07:35 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3474 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [2] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3475 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-24 13:38:30 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-24 13:38:30 [post_content] => Pharmacy Benefit Consultant, Labor Practice  Diane Clausen has more than 24 years of experience in the health care industry, specializing in benefits, provider relations, and pharmaceutical liaison activities. She has provided PSG’s clients with pharmacy consulting services for over 14 years. She has extensive knowledge and experience in working with PBMs and assessing their capabilities to help ensure clients are appropriately served based on contractual requirements. Diane also has direct and widespread experience working with multiemployer Taft-Hartley and union plans. She specializes in serving as a strategic partner between the client and the PBM during the vendor selection process, program implementation, and ongoing management phases of the plan. Diane provides support in interpreting and analyzing utilization data, and she makes recommendations for overall program improvements to minimize the cost of a prescription drug program while providing quality care for plan participants.  Diane attended California State University at Chico with an emphasis on Business Management and Accounting. She is an active member of the International Foundation of Employee Benefits.  [post_title] => Diane Clausen [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => diane-clausen [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:08:05 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:08:05 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3475 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [3] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3380 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2019-04-17 14:16:52 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-04-17 14:16:52 [post_content] => Senior Vice President, Business Development  Gary Golebiewski has 20 years of experience in the health plan, pharmacy benefits, and insurance industries. His key skills include developing and maintaining strategic account relationshipsdelivering client-specific plan design and cost savings recommendations, as well as negotiating beneficial pricing and contracts for his clients. Prior to joining PSG, Gary served as Director of Pharmacy Sales & Client Management for Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. In this role, he led a team of pharmacists delivering pharmacy client management for more than 1,200 clients; he provided leadership and strategy regarding the approach to client management, as well as personally managing some of the larger, more strategic clients that included Fortune 500 companies, large government organizations, and school consortiums. Gary also was responsible for collaborating across multiple departments within Highmark for execution of pharmacy product initiatives for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and Medicare part D prescription drug plan (PDP) business segments. Additionally, during his tenure at Highmark, he served as Manager of Membership Staff Services, acting as the business platform owner supporting and contributing to strategic initiatives to improve operations. Gary earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Business Administration from Robert Morris University. He is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and holds a Life, Accident, and Health Insurance Sales License.   [post_title] => Gary Golebiewski [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => gary-golebiewski [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-30 16:54:14 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-30 16:54:14 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3380 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [4] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3476 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-24 13:37:59 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-24 13:37:59 [post_content] => Senior Consultant–Strategic Accounts  Janine Culver has 20 years of experience in the specialty pharmacy field, serving in management, implementation, training, and operations roles. Prior to joining PSG, Janine served as Director, Medical Pharmacy Services, at OptumRx, responsible for the management and leadership of Unitedhealthcare Specialty Pharmacy initiatives focused on affordability improvements, clinical management programs, and external partnership opportunities. For OptumRx, she also served as Director of Specialty Programs and Senior Program Manager, where she planned and implemented a site of service program for high cost infused drugs and coordinated the specialty network transitions for therapeutic classes and other specialty pharmacies. As Director, Specialty Operations, at Prime Therapeutics, Janine planned, developed, and managed specialty pharmacy prescription processing, including data entry, insurance verification, and pharmacist verification for Triessent™. At Prime Therapeutics, she also served as Director of Specialty Implementations, coordinating implementations and maintaining ongoing service needs of clients and contracted specialty pharmacies. For BioScrip Specialty Pharmacy (formerly Chronimed), she was Manager of Manufacturer Operations and Logistics, coordinating implementations and managing service needs of clients. At Chronimed Specialty Pharmacy, Janine served as Account Relations Manager and in various other operations roles, including supervisor, trainer, and customer service support. Janine earned a Bachelor of Science, Community Health Education, from Iowa State University. She also has earned a Six Sigma Black Belt.  [post_title] => Janine Culver [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => janine-culver [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:08:41 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:08:41 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3476 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [5] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3472 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-23 20:15:57 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-23 20:15:57 [post_content] => Vice President and Labor Practice Leader  Jeff Legg has more than 21 years of experience in the managed care industry, including tenure as clinical director at a large PBM, where he worked with the managed care market to help his staff and their clients design customized formularies and clinical programs to achieve lowest net costs. Jeff currently provides leadership for the PSG team directly supporting PSG clients. He also works closely with key PSG clients, advising them on issues ranging from benefit design and utilization review to channel management. Jeff earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a Master of Science in Pharmacy Administration from Ohio State University.  [post_title] => Jeff Legg, RPh, MS [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => jeff-legg-rph-ms [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-30 16:52:33 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-30 16:52:33 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3472 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [6] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3477 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-24 13:37:19 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-24 13:37:19 [post_content] => Pharmacy Consultant, Health Plans  Julie Burns has 17 years of pharmacy benefit experience. Prior to joining PSG, she was a National Accounts Executive for Prime Therapeutics, responsible for developing and maintaining successful client relationships and contract negotiations. Julie also served as a Strategic Account Executive for Catamaran’s Managed Care Organization, where she managed health plan, Medicare, and Medicaid business. For Axia Strategies, Inc., Julie was Director of Account Management, successfully negotiating contract renewal initiatives. While at CVS/Caremark, Julie was a Strategic Account Executive, serving as the single point of contact for clients’ senior-level executives and receiving both the Managed Care-Account Executive of Year Award and the President’s Club Performance Award. As a Project Manager for Express Scripts, Inc., (ESI), Julie led the transition of Managed Care Organizations from incumbent PBMs to ESI. Julie earned a Bachelor of Science in mass communications, with a minor in English, from Minnesota State University-Mankato.  [post_title] => Julie Burns [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => julie-burns [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:09:46 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:09:46 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3477 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [7] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3478 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-24 13:36:39 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-24 13:36:39 [post_content] => Manager, Vendor Procurement and Relations  Kendra Dwyer has managed PSG’s Vendor Procurement and Relations for almost 10 years. As project manager, she is responsible for overseeing all client procurement projects, managing project timelines and milestones, as well as coordinating communication between the client team, the PSG team, and the vendor community. Using strong project management skills, she oversees procurement projects from the initial kick-off to communication of vendor selection, which encompasses customization of RFP documents and pricing bid, internal coordination of proposal evaluation, and completing client deliverables. Prior to joining PSG, Kendra served as an Account Executive with Clinique Labs, Inc., and was responsible for sales, account management, hiring, employee training, and retention. Kendra’s communication skills and ability to manage multiple projects against tight deadlines keep projects on track and on time, delivering quality results. Her extensive experience with the PBM procurement and implementation process is a valued PSG asset, and Kendra plays a crucial role in the high-quality services PSG delivers to its clients.   [post_title] => Kendra Dwyer [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => kendra-dwyer [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:09:26 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:09:26 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3478 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [8] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3182 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2019-02-19 17:20:27 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-02-19 17:20:27 [post_content] => Senior Vice President, Client Success  Libby Johnson currently isleads the analytics, reporting, and data management team. She has more than 15 years’ experience providing cost and trend management strategies to clients through unique data intelligence and analytics. Her expertise includes developing strategic cost solutions, creating advanced and specialized data and financial analysis plans, analyzing forecast and trend developments, and evaluating pricing and cost strategies and tactics. One of Libby’s key strengths is assisting clients in designing and deploying strategies to improve overall trend management program performance. She honed these skills at PSG serving as a Pharmacy Consultant before moving into her current role. As a consultant, Libby successfully developed custom client deliverables and assisted clients in effectively managing their benefit programs. She also was a Pricing and Audit Analyst for PSG and worked as an Underwriter for Express Scripts, Inc. Libby earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics, with a minor in business management, from the College of Saint Benedict.    [post_title] => Libby Johnson [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => libby-johnson [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-05-24 13:48:50 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-05-24 13:48:50 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3182 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [9] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3479 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-24 20:31:33 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-24 20:31:33 [post_content] => Account Services DirectorLabor  Lynn Smith began her career with the PSG organization in 1996.  Prior to that, she spent 4 years in the PBM arena.  She brings extensive knowledge and experience in dealing with and understanding the PBM’s capabilities and flexibility in meeting client needs.  Lynn is primarily responsible for acting as a liaison between the client and the PBM during the vendor selection process, program implementation, as well as on-going management of the plan.  She provides support in interpreting and analyzing utilization data, and she makes recommendations for overall program improvements designed to minimize the cost of the prescription drug program while providing quality care for plan participants.  [post_title] => Lynn Smith [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => lynn-smith [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:10:21 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:10:21 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3479 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [10] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2089 [post_author] => 1 [post_date] => 2018-01-30 15:25:14 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-01-30 15:25:14 [post_content] => SVP and Health Systems Practice Leader Mike Medel has more than 24 years of industry experience. He was an executive while managing the pharmacy program for a million-member managed care organization (MCO). He has experience providing consulting services to a variety of large health systems, national employers, health plans, and other public sector programs. Mike also was a pharmacy leader in the advocate system in the Chicago area. His background is well rounded and includes many aspects of pharmacy benefit management, including overall strategy development and implementation, clinical support, contracting, network strategy, manufacturer relations, utilization and cost management, project management, and operations. Mike is a past member of the editorial advisory board for Drug Benefit Trends, an industry-leading journal for health care decision makers. He earned a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University and a Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Illinois College of Pharmacy.  [post_title] => Michael Medel, Pharm D, MBA [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => michael-medel [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-30 16:52:56 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-30 16:52:56 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=2089 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [11] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3333 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2019-04-02 18:58:19 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-04-02 18:58:19 [post_content] => Vice President, Financial and Analytical Services  Molly Breimhorst has more than 16 years of PBM pricing experience. She led the commercial pricing and underwriting team for one of the largest PBMs in the country. Molly has extensive working knowledge of pricing methodology, terminology, contracting, and audit procedures. In addition to PBM experience, she worked in the actuarial field developing the analytical skills crucial to evaluating financial performance and utilization projections. Molly earned a Bachelor of Arts in mathematics and economics from Gustavus Adolphus College.  [post_title] => Molly Breimhorst [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => molly-breimhorst [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-30 16:53:42 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-30 16:53:42 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3333 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [12] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3481 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-24 20:32:52 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-24 20:32:52 [post_content] => Account Services DirectorHospital and Health System  Nancy Schroedl joined PSG in 2003 as an Account Coordinator, transitioning to Account Services Director in 2006. She brings extensive experience in both client and member relations in the healthcare industry. Her work focuses on providing strong customer service, specialized knowledge, communication, reporting, and problem solving skills in the area of pharmacy benefits. She is primarily responsible for acting as a liaison between my clients and their PBMs, providing support in interpreting and analyzing data, and making recommendations for overall program improvements designed to minimize the cost of the prescription drug program while providing quality care for plan participants. Prior to joining PSG, Nancy was an Account Assistant with one of the nation's mid-size PBMs where she served as the day-to-day contact for her clients.  [post_title] => Nancy Schroedl [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => nancy-schroedl [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:10:56 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:10:56 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3481 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [13] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3482 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-24 13:34:33 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-24 13:34:33 [post_content] => Senior Financial Consultant  Nathan Karnitz has 10 years of analysis and auditing experience in the healthcare and pharmacy benefit industry. Prior to joining PSG, he was a client benefit analyst for Express Scripts, managing 15 accounts and providing guidance and analytical expertise regarding plan design, eligibility, and pricing enhancements. Nathan also worked as an audit analyst/project manager for The Burchfield Group, where he analyzed data trends while also conducting audits related to drug pricing; manufacturer rebates; benefit administration; and fraud, waste, and abuse for Commercial and Medicare Part D pharmacy plans. In addition, he created process flow and operational procedures for pricing and rebate audits. Nate earned his Master of Business Administration, with an emphasis on Healthcare (Medical Industry Leadership Institute), from the University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management.  [post_title] => Nathan Karnitz [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => nathan-karnitz [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:10:41 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:10:41 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3482 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [14] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3069 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2018-11-06 16:04:15 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-11-06 16:04:15 [post_content] => Vice President of Specialty Clinical Consulting, Artemetrx  Renee Rayburg helps lead Artemetrx services in Clinical Consulting with more than 23 years in pharmacy and medical benefit management to support our health plan sponsors, providers, and patients.  Her thought leadership and passion for specialty pharmacy continues to influence the market, including important changes to specialty vendor clinical management products for the betterment of clients. While Senior Director Clinical Consulting for Artemetrx, she furthered the expansion and development of market-leading specialty clinical products and services including the launch of Specialty Monitor SaaS, Best in Class Specialty Prior Authorization (PA) Guidelines, and Specialty PA Clinical Decision Audit.  Previously, Renee was Director of Managed Care Pharmacy Consulting for Optum Insight with a specialization in analytics, strategy, and specialty pharmacy management. Her background also includes extensive experience working with payors, providers, and pharmacies at Bioscrip, UPMC, and Eckerd Health Services. Renee earned a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy at Duquesne University and is a registered pharmacist.  [post_title] => Renee Rayburg, RPh [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => renee-rayburg-rph [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-05-24 13:49:38 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-05-24 13:49:38 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3069 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [15] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3483 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-23 20:18:58 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-23 20:18:58 [post_content] => Pharmacy Benefits ConsultantEmployer Groups  Robby Wallace is an accomplished leader, consultant, and relationship builder with more than 16 years’ experience in the pharmacy benefit industry. Prior to joining PSG, Robby was the Enterprise Health Plan Lead at CVS Health, where he partnered with major health plans to execute strategic growth initiatives. As Director, Strategic Accounts for Omnicare, a CVS company, he led a team supporting 1,700 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. He successfully negotiated contract renewals and onboarded new facilities. Serving as Strategic Account Executive for CVS Health, Robby was responsible for managing business within two business units comprised of commercial employers, state governments, city municipalities, county governments and public school districts. In this role, he performed strategic sales planning and execution, P&L management, contract negotiations, and enterprise client management, achieving 100% client retention five of eight yearsIn Robby’s early years with CVS Health he served in several roles with increasing responsibility, progressing from Customer Care Representative to Operations Supervisor and then Client Liaison Manager. Over the years Robby was recognized as a three-time Presidents Club Award winner and Breakthrough Award winner as a result of his commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction. Robby earned a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Management from Tusculum College.  [post_title] => Robby Wallace [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => robby-wallace [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:11:42 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:11:42 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3483 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [16] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3484 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-23 20:18:15 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-23 20:18:15 [post_content] => Pharmacy Consultant, Health Plans  Ryan Gehrke is a clinical pharmacist with experience in pharmacy benefit management (PBM), drug information, drug safety, and community pharmacy with more than 14 years of experience. Before joining PSG, Ryan served as Senior Clinical Consultant for OptumRx, where he managed formulary and clinical strategies for Medicare Part D, Medicaid, Commercial, and Exchange lines of business with large regional health plans by analyzing pharmacy utilization and drug trend, performing comprehensive plan reviews, and providing strategic pharmacy management recommendation to help meet plan objectives.  As Manager, Drug Safety/Medical Information for DDN Medical Affairs, Ryan managed pharmacovigilance and medical information activities on behalf of multiple pharmaceutical companies. As Manager, Medical and Drug Information, for Schwarz Pharma, Inc., Ryan was responsible for triaging and responding to medical inquiries and complaints pertaining to Schwarz Pharma products as well as building and maintaining effective relationships with movement disorder thought leaders to lay the groundwork for new product launch. For Aurora Pharmacy, he served as a Staff Pharmacist. Ryan earned a Doctor of Pharmacy from University of Illinois-Chicago College of Pharmacy and a Bachelor of Arts, Biology, from Ripon College.  [post_title] => Ryan Gehrke [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => ryan-gehrke [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:13:50 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:13:50 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3484 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [17] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2208 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2018-03-05 19:46:28 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-03-05 19:46:28 [post_content] => Senior Vice President, Research and Data Innovation, PBMI  Sharon Glave Frazee, PhD MPH, is Senior Vice President of Research and Data Innovation for the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute and an Assistant Adjunct Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Assistant Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine with Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to joining PBMI, Sharon was Vice President of Research and Analytics at Express Scripts, where she led research strategy and execution for one of the largest PBMs in the nation. She also has held leadership roles in health and economic outcomes research, survey design, pilot and program design and evaluation, analytics and research consulting, advanced analytics and the development of predictive models at Walgreens, LabCorp and Landacorp. She was an instructor at North Carolina State University and provided evaluation research for various state and local government agencies before joining the private sector. Sharon earned a doctorate in Sociology from North Carolina State University and an MPH from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health. She was named one of the Top 100 Woman Leaders in STEM for 2012. Her areas of expertise include survey design, prescription drug benefit design, health outcomes research, health and wellness program development and outcomes, developing epidemiologic and population-based models of healthcare costs and utilization, behavioral economics, statistics, research methods, predictive modeling, and program evaluation. Sharon has authored or coauthored more than 70 peer-reviewed publications as well as book chapters and white papers on healthcare, research methods, and human behavior.   [post_title] => Sharon Glave Frazee [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => sharon-glave-frazee [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-05-24 14:01:18 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-05-24 14:01:18 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=2208 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [18] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2839 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2018-08-27 14:56:06 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-08-27 14:56:06 [post_content] => SVP, Employer Groups and Strategic Clients Tracy Spencer is a recognized industry leader with more than two decades of pharmacy and medical benefits experience developing and expanding relationships with C-suite and executive leadership of numerous Fortune 100 companies.  She has demonstrated success in evaluating market trends, PBM evolution, industry dynamics, and client business needs. Prior to rejoining PSG, Tracy served as Senior Vice President of Employer Pharmacy Benefits Consulting at Solid Benefit Guidance, an Arthur J. Gallagher company. She led a team responsible for developing and executing custom client benefit strategic plans that helped clients meet their short- and long-term healthcare and organizational goals. Her recommendations have delivered strong financial savings and excellent service results while increasing member engagement and improving overall satisfaction for clients across multiple business sectors including national employer, labor, third-party administrator, and government health plans. Prior to her role at Solid Benefit Guidance, Tracy served as a Senior Benefits Consultant in the Employer Consulting Practice at PSG, where she was responsible for developing and delivering strategic pharmacy consulting solutions to large national and regional employer clients. Prior to that, Tracy spent over 14 years with CVS Health serving in a number of PBM leadership roles in sales and account services, including Director of Consultant Relations, as well as Director of National, Key and Government Accounts. Tracy earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Illinois State University.  [post_title] => Tracy Spencer [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => tracy-spencer [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-30 16:49:27 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-30 16:49:27 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=2839 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [19] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 2987 [post_author] => 2 [post_date] => 2018-10-08 16:36:19 [post_date_gmt] => 2018-10-08 16:36:19 [post_content] => Director of Analytics and Reporting, Artemetrx  Zach Fiedler has 10 years of experiencsupporting clients and performing analytics to optimize clients’ pharmacy benefits. Prior to joining PSG, Zach was a Senior Associate, Pharmacy Government Human Services Consulting, for Mercer, where he supervised a team of analysts and managed client relationships dedicated to Actual Acquisition Cost (AAC) and Maximum Allowable Cost (MAC) management for state Medicaid plans. For Prime Therapeutics, he served as Manager and Functional Business Owner, Claims Operations and Project Services, overseeing a team of analysts focused on developing business requirements and subject matter expertise in RxCLAIM adjudication system. For Prime Therapeutics, Zach also directed new client implementations for commercial, Medicare Part D, and individual market plans. As Senior Financial Analyst, Consulting Operations, for The Burchfield Group, Zach managed the financial modeling of client renewals and requests for proposals (RFPs) in addition to supporting pharmacy audit and reporting capabilities. Zach earned a Bachelor of Art, majoring in Mathematics and Economics, from Saint John’s University.  [post_title] => Zach Fiedler [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => zach-fiedler [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2019-05-24 13:50:56 [post_modified_gmt] => 2019-05-24 13:50:56 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=2987 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) [20] => WP_Post Object ( [ID] => 3486 [post_author] => 4 [post_date] => 2019-05-23 20:16:44 [post_date_gmt] => 2019-05-23 20:16:44 [post_content] => Pharmacy Consultant, Health Plans  Zack Jacobson has six years of financial and health plan data analysis experience. Prior to joining PSG, Zack served as Senior Financial Analyst for Express Scripts, Inc., where he was the lead pricing and underwriting analyst for all health plan new sale opportunities and was the financial owner of a client portfolio generating more than $2 billion an annual revenue. For these clients he assisted with RFP responses and was responsible for financial items during contracting. As Data Analyst for FTI Consulting, Zack was project lead for change management initiatives, performed revenue and profitability reporting, and compiled data from multiple sources to provide comprehensive sales reporting to senior management. For JP Morgan Chase, he worked on the Data Loss Prevention team and created in-depth reports that converted metrics into actionable recommendations for senior management, as well as analyzing large data sets and creating new ways to use current software to aid the team. Zack currently is working toward a Juris Doctorate at Seton Hall University School of Law, with a concentration in Health Care Law. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from Syracuse University, where Zack was a recipient of the POSSE scholarship, a merit-based leadership scholarship.   [post_title] => Zack Jacobson [post_excerpt] => [post_status] => publish [comment_status] => closed [ping_status] => closed [post_password] => [post_name] => zack-jacobson [to_ping] => [pinged] => [post_modified] => 2020-01-06 19:11:23 [post_modified_gmt] => 2020-01-06 19:11:23 [post_content_filtered] => [post_parent] => 0 [guid] => https://www.psgconsults.com/?post_type=authors&p=3486 [menu_order] => 0 [post_type] => authors [post_mime_type] => [comment_count] => 0 [filter] => raw ) )

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