Amylee AnyohaSenior Research Scientist More information
Favorite Quote: “A woman is like a tea bag — you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt
Contact me for: Insight into BBCIC’s ongoing research efforts.
Bio: Amylee is committed to advancing access to equitable healthcare and tackling complex challenges in managed care pharmacy. She is experienced with hands-on research approaches including developing tailored interventions, refining data collection processes, and implementing health assessment initiatives. An avid traveler, Amylee enjoys walking city tours, museum visits, and shopping at local markets.
Susan A. Cantrell, MHL, RPh, CAEChief Executive Officer More information
Favorite quote: “The best way to predict your future is to create it.” — Peter Drucker
Bio: Susan Cantrell joined AMCP as Chief Executive Officer in 2016. In this role, she leads the organization in fulfilling its mission to improve patient health by ensuring access to high-quality, cost-effective medications and other therapies. She works to advance AMCP’s policies to address rising health care costs and facilitates work to shift toward paying for value in health care. In 2019, she oversaw the award-winning AMCP rebranding effort.View Full Bio
Tom CaseyManager, Government Affairs More information
Favorite advice: “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.” — G.K. Chesterton
Contact me for: Questions about AMCP’s advocacy and thought leadership activities.
Bio: Tom joined AMCP in 2020 after working for three years as a government affairs assistant at Seaboard Corporation and interning in the Office of Congressman John Sarbanes. Tom received his B.A. in government and politics from the University of Maryland. Tom grew up in Boston and is an avid Celtics fan.
Lauren W. ChanManager, Projects & Development More information
Favorite quote: “If you're not confused, you’re not paying attention.” — Tom Peters
Contact me for: Sponsorship and partnership program fulfillment, process streamlining.
Bio: Prior to AMCP, Lauren coordinated corporate sponsorship activities and fundraising at the Maryland State Dental Association Foundation. She holds a degree in Community Health with a focus on Minority Health. Lauren joined AMCP in 2021, bringing with her a knowledge and passion for the public health system as it relates to the non-profit world.
Ebony Clay, PMPAssistant Director, Programs & Development More information
Favorite quote: “Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.” — Michelle Obama
Contact me for: AMCP Foundation-related sponsorship opportunities, internships, and donor relations.
Bio: Ebony is an association management professional with 15 years of experience in program and project management, development, and fundraising. She holds a certification in project management professional (PMP). When she’s not working, you can find Ebony enjoying piña coladas and getting caught in the rain.
Adam ColbornDirector, Government Affairs More information
Favorite advice: Become an expert on a niche subject.
Contact me for: Information regarding grassroots advocacy or state and federal legislative issues.
Bio: Adam is an attorney and graduate of the Washington College of Law at American University. Before joining AMCP, he worked in the public policy division of the Alzheimer's Association. Adam is an avid reader, and his favorite authors include J.R.R. Tolkien, Stephen King, Ron Chernow, and John Steinbeck.
Jim CooneyDirector, Integrated Marketing Communications More information
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Favorite quote: “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” — Albert Einstein
Contact me for: All things related to marketing and media relations.
Bio: Jim joins AMCP with more than 15 years of experience in marketing and communications, most notably managing the brand strategy for the American Nurses Association. Throughout his career, Jim has managed integrated marketing campaigns featuring health care CEOs, titans of the tech industry, heroes from the non-profit sector, and Kardashians. A native of New Jersey, Jim will vehemently argue with anyone who dares to root against his beloved Chelsea FC.
Andrea CraddockManager, Education Programs More information
Favorite quote: “Be who you are and be that well.” — St. Francis de Sales
Contact me for: Educational and sponsored webinars.
Bio: Andrea joined AMCP with over 10 years of experience in continuing adult education. She has managed diverse portfolios of educational programs at medical associations and government agencies, focusing on implementing innovative learning concepts and educational technologies. Andrea is passionate about designing engaging educational activities that enable medical professionals to enhance their careers while improving patient outcomes.
Patrice DickensDirector, Membership Operations & Data Analytics More information
Favorite quote: “I have learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou
Contact me for: Membership and national meeting registration.
Bio: Patrice joined AMCP in 2007 and has over 15 years association experience. A graduate of Bowie State University, Patrice takes a uniquely creative, solutions-oriented, and business-minded approach to membership and meetings. She is known for being resourceful, detail-oriented, cool under pressure, and loving her work. Talk to Patrice for 10 minutes, and you will know all about and tennis and the Washington Football Team!
Paula EichenbrennerExecutive Director, AMCP Foundation More information
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Jennifer EvansDirector, Educational Programs/Grants More information
Favorite quote: “Working hard for something we don’t care about is called stress; Working hard for something we love is called passion.” — Simon Sinek
Contact me for: Education grants, pharmacy clinical and scope of practice topics.
Bio: As a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Jennifer joined AMCP with 20 years of clinical pharmacy and formulary management experience in managed care and federal sectors. Early on, she discovered the unique possibilities of managed care pharmacy as a founding member of an AMCP student chapter and a managed care pharmacy resident. Jennifer discovered a passion for pharmacy education while serving as Director of the Army Clinical Pharmacy Course.
Sanchita GalgalikarExecutive Fellow More information
Favorite quote: “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.”
Contact me for: Executive office inquiries.
Bio: Sanchita was born in Michigan and grew up in the suburbs of Detroit and Seattle before earning her Bachelor of Science, Master of Business Administration, and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Washington. During pharmacy school, she was heavily involved with her AMCP chapter, serving as secretary on the board for a year, participating in three P&T competitions, and attending national and NW AMCP meetings. Sanchita’s experience with managed care pharmacy formed a passion for improving patient access to care, and she is excited to work towards her professional goals as the Executive Fellow for AMCP this year.
Thomas GigureStaff Accountant More information
Favorite quote: “You didn’t grow up driving... you figured it out.” — Gary Vaynerchuk
Contact me for: Invoicing, Concur, accounting-related inquiries
Bio: Thomas joined AMCP in 2021 after three years as an accountant at the Association of American Universities (AAU) and Kastle Systems. Thomas graduated from Virginia Tech in 2017 with a dual degree in Economics and Biochemistry. Outside of work, he enjoys hiking, traveling internationally, and playing fetch with his dog.
Julian Greer, CMPSenior Manager, Meetings & Forums More information
Favorite quote: “Quiet people have the loudest minds." — Stephen Hawking
Contact me for: Logistical information for national meetings and Partnership Forums.
Bio: Julian has over 25 years of professional experience ranging from running an IT service desk for an internet company to planning conferences and meetings for large HR associations. Her expertise includes building commitment within a team, project management, negotiating contracts, cost management, diagnostic and analytical skills, vendor management, technology logistics, conference and meeting planning, and programming strategy. Her superpowers are organizational awareness, including the ability to manage time and prioritize tasks, interpersonal and communication skills, and problem-solving.
Taru M. Helne, MBA, PMP, CUA, UXCDirector, Digital Strategy More information
Best advice: “You should look into this internet thing.” — My dad, circa 1998
Contact me for: All things digital.
Bio: Taru brings over 22 years of experience in the digital space to her role at AMCP. Having worked in the association world since 2000, Taru joined AMCP in 2018, managing projects and strategy for AMCP’s websites, social media, and other digital channels. She is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Boulder and earned her MBA in marketing and global emerging markets from American University’s Kogod School of Business. Born in D.C. and raised in Rome, Italy, and the D.C. area, Taru is proud to call the District home. A marathon-running music nerd, she also enjoys hiking and skiing, and once spent a (freezing!) night at Mt. Everest base camp.
Brittany Henry, PharmD, MBADirector, Education Programs More information
Favorite quote: “Just do it.” — Nike
Contact me for: Educational programming at AMCP’s national meetings and call for session proposals.
Bio: Brittany received her PharmD, MBA from Shenandoah University where she discovered her passion for managed care pharmacy. Prior to joining AMCP in 2017, she completed a managed care residency with Kaiser Permanente of the Mid-Atlantic States. Brittany used to be a rocket propellant chemist but traded in her hazard gear for a mortar and pestle to become a pharmacist! Now she loves her role on the education team working with faculty on their course descriptions and PowerPoint slide decks.
Joni HetfieldCoordinator, Media and Content More information
Favorite quote: “Your greatest challenges are often your greatest opportunities for growth.”
Contact me for: Content writing, editing, translating health care or science jargon.
Bio: Joni, a Tulane University School of Public Health graduate, joined AMCP excited to combine her interests in marketing, writing, and health care. She studied in New Zealand for 15 months during her time in undergrad to hone her skills in writing and health communication. Following her graduation, Joni began her marketing journey in the start-up capital of the world, Tel Aviv, as she led social media campaigns for an autism start-up.
Elizabeth Hill, PharmD, MBADirector, Professional Affairs More information
Favorite quote: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi
Contact me for: Professional Affairs topics
Bio: Elizabeth joined AMCP after over 20 years of pharmacy experience in various settings, including PBM, health plan, and integrated delivery systems. She has degrees in pharmacy and business. Her role at AMCP allows her to leverage her managed care pharmacy practice perspective to be an agent for positive change in US and global health care systems.
Evonne JacksonSenior Manager, Executive Office More information
Favorite quote: “As long as I have breath, I have options.” — Imani Cohen
Contact me for: Questions about the Executive Office or to schedule time with Susan Cantrell, CEO.
Bio: As the Senior Manager for the Executive Office, Evonne provides executive-level support for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). She works closely with all AMCP teams, members, and external partners to support the mission, business objectives, and strategic priorities of the organization in management of the executive office. Evonne joined AMCP in 2021, is a graduate of UMUC, and has over 25 years of experience supporting association executives.
Mason JohnsonManager, Professional Affairs More information
Favorite quote: “Dedication makes dreams come true.”
Contact me for: Please contact me for health disparities, digital therapeutics, and managed care pharmacy questions.
Bio: Mason joined AMCP in July 2022 as the second executive fellow in healthcare association leadership and managed care pharmacy. After completing his fellowship, Mason joined the AMCP team as the manager of professional affairs who serves on health disparities and digital therapeutics advisory groups. He also serves as a staff liaison for the professional practice committee at AMCP. Mason continues to strive for innovation and help underserved communities gain access to care within the United States. He is motivated to make a positive change in managed care pharmacy and give back to those in need.
Wybieralska "Vicky" JucelinManager, Regulatory Affairs More information
Favorite quote: “Do few things but do them well, simple joys are holy.” — St. Francis of Assisi
Contact me for: Any regulatory-related inquiries.
Bio: Originally from Connecticut, Vicky earned a bachelor’s degree in legal studies and worked as a paralegal for 6 years. Wanting to join the healthcare field with the possibility of utilizing her legal knowledge, Vicky earned her master’s degree in health administration and worked in the Compliance Team of Anthem. She is currently working on earning her Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. On her time off, you may find her at the gym, hiking at Belle Isle, or Sleeping Giant when she returns home. Some of her favorite activities include salsa dancing, cooking, traveling, seeing a play, or going to the movies, bonus if she gets to do these with her family or nieces and nephews. She also loves a good horror movie or crime show.
Lida KhodabakhshiController More information
Favorite Quote: “If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” — Milton Berle
Contact me for: Budgeting, and all day-to-day accounting functions including invoicing and expenses.
Bio: Lida brings 15 years of accounting experience to her role at AMCP. Before joining the team, Lida started her career in her home country of Iran where she obtained a bachelor’s in accounting and finance. She also held a lead finance position at the Society for Technical Communication and worked at the BDO CPA firm before joining AMCP in 2017. She now serves as Controller for AMCP where she puts her international finance expertise to practical and meaningful use. Outside of work, Lida enjoys outdoor activities such as hiking, skiing, and spending time with family.
Cate Lockhart, PharmD, PhDExecutive Director, Biologics & Biosimilars Collective Intelligence Consortium (BBCIC) More information
Favorite quote: “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” — Marie Curie
Contact me for: Research, BBCIC.
Bio: Cate took over the helm of the AMCP Biologics and Biosimilars Collective Intelligence Consortium (BBCIC) in 2018, coming from prior roles at biopharmaceutical companies and in scientific consulting. She has a PharmD degree and a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Washington, along with a MS in Health Economics and Outcomes Research. A proud nerd, it took six degrees and finally landing at the AMCP Mothership, but Cate is now living her dream. Visit www.bbcic.org.
Matt Lowe, MSHCAChief Business Officer More information
Favorite quote: “There’s a way to do it better — find it.” — Thomas Edison
Contact me for: Strategic partnerships, ways to engage with AMCP, or to debate anything and everything related to sports!
Bio: Matt is a senior association executive with more than 20 years of operations and business development experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device, association, and health care service industries. He graduated from James Madison University with a degree in business administration and a Master of Science in health care administration from the University of Maryland. He is also a proud husband and father of three.
Julie MacDonaldCreative Director, Brand & Marketing Communications More information
Favorite quote: “Be who you are and be that well.” — Saint Francis de Sales
Contact me for: Brand standards and guidance, visual identity, graphic design
Bio: Julie came to AMCP more than 25 years ago by way of Maine and the University of New Hampshire. She began her tenure with AMCP when there were just eight employees, starting as Graphic Design and Production Manager before transitioning to Creative Director. Julie was part of the award-winning team involved in the recent rebrand, and her work continues to explore the visual identity to ensure a systematic and unified approach across all mediums.
Jean MarchantAssociate Director, Administration More information
Favorite quote: “Always treat all people as you yourself wish to be treated.” — My mom
Contact me for: Directions to the AMCP office and where to park when you arrive, along with things to do in Old Town Alexandria while you are visiting AMCP.
Bio: With a background in office management and administrative support, Jean serves on AMCP’s operations team and is responsible for daily activities and procedures within the office facility. Jean ensures the daily functions of the office space run efficiently and fluidly. With 21 years on the AMCP team, Jean supports the staff and leadership of the organization. She has a special interest in cultivating and endorsing AMCP’s cultural strength and growth and personally enjoys music, art, and the Atlantic Ocean.
Julia MarshAssistant Director, Projects & Operations More information
Favorite quote: “I love people who make me laugh. I honestly think it’s the thing I like most, to laugh. It cures a multitude of ills. It’s probably the most important thing in a person.” — Audrey Hepburn
Contact me for: Developing, producing, or sponsoring a webinar.
Bio: Julia joined AMCP in 2012 after starting her association career in the membership department at the Commissioned Officers Association of the USPHS. She earned a dual degree in marketing and e-business from Towson University. Her current role at AMCP enables her to utilize her technology and customer service background. Julia lives by the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland and enjoys spending time at the beach and eating blue crabs.
Jennifer MathieuSenior Vice President, Professional & Government Affairs More information
Favorite quote: “Proper preparation prevents poor performance.” — James A. Baker III
Contact me for: Federal, state, and local government relations and advocacy needs — or if you want to talk travel, hockey, adventure sports, or dogs!
Bio: Jennifer has spent over 12 years in healthcare-focused government relations, policy, advocacy, and strategy, with more than 14 years of experience in project management, research, communications, and team leadership. She collaborates on AMCP’s policy development, while advancing its legislative and regulatory agenda as the lead Capitol Hill representative, acting as a valuable resource for policymakers.
Rebecca MercadoSenior Manager, Exhibits & Sponsorships More information
Favorite Quote: “We are not nouns, we are verbs. I am not a thing -- an actor, a writer -- I am a person who does things -- I write, I act -- and I never know what I'm going to do next. I think you can be imprisoned if you think of yourself as a noun.” ― Stephen Fry
Contact me for: Stellar exhibitor service, event operations, creative sponsorship opportunities.
Bio: Rebecca joined the AMCP Meetings team in 2022. Before moving to the association world, she served as Show Director of the Buyers Market of American Craft, a wholesale gift show of American handmade merchandise ― she has many harrowing tales about working with artists! Rebecca holds a degree in English Literature from UMBC and is in the process of renewing her Certification in Exhibition Management after taking a break from professional life to raise her two daughters.
Mark J. Milligan, CAE, CPSP™Chief Financial Officer More information
Favorite quote: “When you have exhausted all possibilities, remember this: you haven’t." Thomas Edison
Contact me for: Financial & accounting inquiries.
Bio: Mark J. Milligan serves as the Chief Financial Officer at AMCP and has over 30 years of experience in the non-profit industry. He is the head financial staff for AMCP and liaison for the Finance Committee and the Audit Committee. He oversees and leads all financial management; contract management; retirement management; accounting; technology; and administrative and operational functions for AMCP, AMCP Foundation, and BBCIC LLC. He possesses extensive experience and transformative leadership skills from his years working for charities, hospitals, professional membership associations, trade associations, and foundations.
A native of the Washington, DC, area, Mark grew up in Derwood, Maryland. He graduated from The Catholic University of America, earning a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Strayer University. He is also an active member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Greater Washington Society of CPAs, the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE), where he earned his Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential, and the Plan Sponsor Council of America where he earned is his Certified Plan Sponsor Professional (CPSP) credential. He earned the award for Top Nonprofit CFO from DC Live in 2019.
Mark’s central mission is to help those in need, decrease administrative burden, and make finance and technology fun!
Grace MutchlerCoordinator, Business Strategies More information
Favorite quote: “Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” — Aristotle
Contact me for: Corporate memberships, sponsorship opportunities, and invoicing.
Bio: Grace graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. She started her career in retail e-commerce which led her to events and conferences within the bioscience industry. With the skills she gained, she brings a unique perspective to any challenge and is always determined to find a solution. When Grace is not on the clock, you can find her enjoying the city of Richmond and her cat, Jax.
Doug NjorogeCoordinator, Business Strategies More information
Favorite Quote: “Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys. Make your lives extraordinary.” – John Keating (Robin Williams in Dead Poets Society)
Contact Me For: Sponsorship Contracting, PIE Webinar Support, Invoicing Processing
Bio: A graduate of the University of Maryland, Doug joined AMCP in 2023 following his past 5 years supporting various business institutions in size across the Mid-Atlantic region. Having supported teams ranging from 12-100 individuals, Doug brings the ability to cross-collaborate with various parties into the association world with AMCP. In his free time, Doug enjoys movies, sports, and trivia.
Susan E. NoellDirector, Member Engagement & Affiliates More information
Favorite quote: “Whoever you look up to, or put on a pedestal, know that they have fears too. They just learned how to push past it.” — Leila Ali
Contact me for: Corporate and individual membership information, AMCP affiliate details, and the AMCP Conference Buddy program.
Bio: Susan is a seasoned professional with 30 years of nonprofit experience, previously working for the Federal Government, Xerox, and IBM. She served as Director of Education and Special Programs at another association for 21 years. In 2007, Susan joined the AMCP family. Susan’s main passions are singing gospel and serving as bonus mom to her 49 plus nieces and nephews.
Beth O'Brien, CMP, DESSenior Director, Meetings & Conventions More information
Favorite quote: “Without leaps of imagination or dreaming, we lose the excitement of possibilities. Dreaming, after all, is a form of planning.” — Gloria Steinem
Contact me for: National meeting logistics & strategy.
Bio: A graduate of George Washington University with a Masters of Tourism Administration, Beth joined AMCP in 2017 with 10 years’ experience managing logistics & strategy for association and non-profit events ranging in size from 50-18,000 attendees. Her passion for creating event experiences that provide true connection began as a child watching the positive impact that events and trips her mom planned made on the family’s closeness. She has maintained her certified meeting professional certification since 2011 and earned her digital event strategist certification in 2020.
Stacey OwensSalesforce Administrator More information
Favorite Quote: “My mama always said, life was like a box of chocolates; you never know what you are going to get” – Forest Gump
Contact Me For: Anything Salesforce, Fonteva or Systems Integrations related
Bio: Stacey is a certified Salesforce Administrator and has over 15 years of experience in operations, sales, and marketing. She has previously worked at other associations including the Consumer Technology Association, Biotechnology Innovation Association and International Legal Technology Association serving various Sales Operations roles. She is a graduate from Miami University with a business degree in Marketing. She is an avid sports fan and loves the Ohio State Buckeyes.
Kristine Paschalis, MSWDirector, Education More information
Favorite quote: “Hoping for the best, prepared for the worst, and unsurprised by anything in between.” — Maya Angelou
Contact me for: National meeting education logistics, eLearning activities, continuing pharmacy education (CPE) accreditation, session proposals, satellite symposia, poster abstracts.
Bio: Kristine joined AMCP in October 2019 after a 12-year tenure at the American Diabetes Association. A graduate of NYU and Marywood University, Kristine’s educational background is in social work administration and nutrition. As the daughter of two retired New York City school teachers, education is a strong core value for her. By combining her passion for education, administration, and health care, Kristine is committed to helping others achieve their goal of lifelong learning.
Michelle PerkinsSenior Coordinator, Educational Programs More information
Favorite quote: “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” — Dalai Lama
Contact me for: General inquiries regarding AMCP’s education programs, AMCP’s Poster Abstract program, and faculty questions.
Bio: Michelle has over 10 years’ experience working with association members. She is responsible for assisting faculty through AMCP’s faculty portal system and the Poster Abstract program. A lot of Michelle’s inspiration comes from her husband and daughter. In her free time, she likes to knit, watch crime shows, and go shopping.
Patrick O PithuaPrincipal Research Scientist More information
Favorite quote: “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” — Vince Lombardi
Contact me for: Any questions or advice related to healthcare research, study design, epidemiology, or data analysis. I am always happy to share my expertise and guide those who need it.
Bio: Let me introduce you to Patrick, a nice guy! He's an epidemiologist, health services researcher, and the Principal Research Scientist at the BBCIC. Patrick has over 15 years of experience as a Professor of Epidemiology at Virginia Tech and The University of Missouri. He brings expertise in designing and conducting observational studies, analyzing complex data, and communicating research findings effectively. Patrick is super dedicated to scientific integrity, collaboration, and mentoring aspiring researchers – he hopes to continue advancing scientific knowledge and improve health outcomes a ton!
Zack RileyManager, Student Pharmacist & New Practitioner Programs More information
Favorite Quote: “Either you run the day, or the day runs you” — Jim Rohn
Contact me for: Inquiries related to the Student Pharmacist and New Practitioner Programs.
Bio: Within days of earning his bachelor’s in information science at the University of South Florida, Zack moved to Washington D.C. to start his career in association management. He gained 5 years of expertise managing the student chapter programs for a construction trade association before transitioning his talents into managed care pharmacy with AMCP.
Julie Ruminski, SPHR, SHRM-CPDirector, HR Operations & Workforce Development More information
Favorite quote: "Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Contact me for: Anything Human Resources related.
Bio: With extensive HR generalist experience, Julie joined AMCP in 2023. Throughout her career, she has worked alongside executives, attorneys, and medical professionals. Julie’s strongpoints of human resources include talent acquisition, program development, and employee engagement initiatives. Julie holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Psychology from Albright College and earned her SPHR, Senior Professional in Human Resources, and SHRM-CP, Society of Human Resources Management Certified Professional.
Sonny SinghSenior Director, Technology More information
Favorite advice: “Nobody can read your mind. Express your thoughts.”
Contact me for: Technology strategies and solutions, cybersecurity, fantasy football advice.
Bio: Sonny has been a technology leader in the higher education, nonprofit, and health care industries. He provides strategic direction and leads advanced technology initiatives for AMCP. Previously, he was the Director of Information Technology at the Retina Group of Washington, where he provided technology leadership to the large medical practice and its 18 office locations. Sonny earned a B.S. in Information Systems with a minor in English Literature from the University of Maryland. He’s a huge fan of the NFL, especially the Pittsburgh Steelers!
Ruby Singh, PharmD, BCPSSenior Vice President, Education & Publications More information
Favorite quote: “The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you.” — B.B. King
Contact me for: Educational programming at AMCP events, grant funding opportunities, continuing pharmacy education accreditation, and the Journal of Managed Care + Specialty Pharmacy.
Bio: Ruby joined AMCP in 2014 with experience in both managed care pharmacy and association management, with a focus on professional education for pharmacists. Her passion lies in educating pharmacists to improve patient care and address health disparities. Ruby has a BS in Pharmacy from Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science and a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Rutgers University. She also completed a residency at the University of Maryland in drug information. A native of Philadelphia, Ruby still roots for the Philadelphia Eagles and LOVES a good soft pretzel!
LaChelle SmithSenior Coordinator, Database & Member Relations More information
Favorite quote: “Eventually all things fall into place. Until then, laugh at the confusion, live for the moments, and know that everything happens for a reason.” — Albert Schweitzer
Contact me for: General inquiries regarding membership, login information, payments, and meeting registration.
Bio: LaChelle has more than 15 years of association experience and over 20 years of customer service experience. At AMCP, she is responsible for all membership inquiries, maintaining profiles in our database, processing payments, and invoicing. In her free time, she enjoys time with her family, handcrafting candles, wax melts, body butters, and watching reality TV shows.
Jayne Somes-Schloesser, CAE, SPHR, SHRM-SCPHuman Resource Consultant More information
Best advice: "Be kind to all." — Me
Contact me for: All things HR and anything association-related.
Bio: Jayne has extensive association management experience. She began providing HR consulting services to AMCP in 2016 and is the founder and principal of SOS Association Solutions, LLC, a strategic operations solutions and association management services company. As a strategic advisor and business partner to senior management and boards, Jayne’s diverse organizational management experience has helped small to mid-sized associations implement strategic solutions for sustained success.
Kim SpearSenior Director, Business Strategies More information
Favorite quote: “You must find the place inside yourself where nothing is impossible.” — Deepak Chopra
Contact me for: Forging strategic partnerships and opportunities to engage with AMCP.
Bio: Kim brings over 20 years of strategic sales experience with a focus on the biotechnology and pharmaceutical area to her role at AMCP. Before joining the team, Kim was with the Biotechnology Innovation Organization responsible for managing several corporate sponsorships as well as 50+ International and State Bioscience associations. Outside of work, Kim enjoys spending time with her "puppy" Gracie.
Beth StewartSenior Manager, Digital Communications More information
Favorite quote: “When you can’t find someone to follow, you have to find a way to lead by example.” — Roxane Gay
Contact me for: Social media.
Bio: Beth Stewart is a writer with a passion for helping organizations convey their message in the most effective way possible through thoughtfully composed copy. Throughout her career, Beth has gained skills in media relations, social media, and online outreach. Her background in journalism has provided her with the writing and research skills needed to make an organization's message topical and newsworthy.
Tyler ThorneSenior Coordinator, Government Affairs More information
Favorite quote: “While you are looking, you might as well also listen, linger, and think about what you see.” — Jane Jacobs
Contact me for: General inquiries regarding AMCP’s state and federal legislative priorities, as well as scheduling and logistics.
Bio: A graduate of George Washington University, Tyler joined AMCP in 2022 following internships with the Office of Congressman Jimmy Gomez and a frontline congressional campaign. Most recently, Tyler interned with the Alliance for Retired Americans’ Government Relations and Communications departments. He enjoys cheering on the Denver Broncos, spending time outdoors, and exploring the vibrant neighborhoods of Washington D.C.
Geni TunstallDirector, Regulatory Affairs More information
Favorite quote: “Real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.” — Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Contact me for: Information about regulatory and policy issues.
Bio: Before joining AMCP in 2022, Geni worked in Regulatory Affairs at CVS Caremark. She previously worked as an attorney and earned her J.D. from Arizona State University. In her free time, Geni loves art and theater.
Betty Whitaker, MBA, CMP, CAEVice President, Membership & Volunteer Experience More information
Favorite quote: "Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success." — Henry Ford
Contact me for: Questions about membership, member benefit ideas and partnerships, national meeting strategy.
Bio: Betty has over 25 years in association management, including at the American Nurses Association, in various roles. She joined AMCP in 2011 and loves how smart our members are and the passion they have for their work. A University of Virginia graduate, she loves the challenges and diversity that association work brings. When Betty is out of the office, there is a good chance she is traveling the world with friends.
Brooke WhittingtonManager, Education Programs More information
Favorite quote: “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” -Theodore Roosevelt
Contact me for: Educational programming at AMCP’s national meetings and grant-related projects.
Bio: Brooke is a life-long learner with a passion for education and a love for association management. After graduating with her PharmD from the University of Arizona, Brooke completed an executive residency in education at the American Pharmacists Association. She is ecstatic to be able to continue her career in developing impactful, high-quality education initiatives at AMCP.
Glenn WilliamsManager, Multimedia More information
Favorite quote: “Now people are always asking me, ‘What do you want people to say about you 100 years from now?' I always say I want them to say ‘Dang, don't she still look good for her age’.” — Dolly Parton
Contact me for: Video editing, motion graphics, graphic design, and creative strategy.
Bio: Glenn joins AMCP with experience in a myriad of positions in marketing, development, and theatre company management. As a Butler University Arts Administration graduate, he is passionate about the visual and performing arts. Glenn is specifically interested in how art can aid the progression of social change. He strives to use creativity and passion for art to advance people’s access to sufficient health care.
Elene WogedersgneCoordinator, Outreach & Development More information
Favorite quote: "They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for." — Tom Bodett
Contact me for: Fundraising related questions and foundation related outreach.
Bio: As a recent graduate of James Madison University, Elene is originally from Ethiopia and has lived there for 17 years. She loved spending time with family and friends. Elene loves giving back and believes that is the best trait her parents have taught her.
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