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Brad Lanham

President and Chief Executive Officer

Brad’s appointment as CEO represents the pinnacle step towards consolidating and advancing our interests in the long term care and hospice pharmacy markets. With the recent and largest acquisition of Spectrum Pharmacy Services in Nevada, we now have achieved five transactions that will serve as the platform for solid growth in all five markets as well as contiguous geographic opportunities. We are thrilled that Brad shares our vision and as CEO, he will lead an executive team with tremendous experience in this space.

A graduate of the University of Texas, Austin with a degree in Pharmacy, Lanham spent 18 years at PharMerica, the last 5 years as Senior Vice President of Operations, with direct responsibility for geographic regions totaling $600 million in revenues. Most recently, Lanham served at Bristol Myers Squibb, leading the drug maker’s strategy to expand its presence in the Long Term Care market.


Steve W. Carlton, R.Ph.

Executive Vice President  

Steve founded Spectrum Pharmacy Services in June 2004 and upon the sale of Spectrum to BGS in September 2010, he became executive vice president for BGS with responsibility for all operations in the mountain west region. Steve has more than 30 years of management experience in all facets of the provision of pharmacy, ancillary, and home health services within the long-term care industry. Prior to founding Spectrum Pharmacy, Steve was the Founder, owner, and President of Resource Pharmacy, LLC. Before starting Resource Healthcare, Steve held a variety of Senior Management pharmacy positions with two publicly-held nursing home companies (Hillhaven and Regency Health) for more than 20 years. Steve is a graduate of Idaho State University and is a licensed pharmacist in the state of Nevada.


Kristine B. Martin

Executive Director of Pharmacy Operations

Ms. Martin began her career in long term care pharmacy with Rainbow Medical in 1995. Rainbow Medical was acquired by Resource Pharmacy Services where Ms. Martin held a variety of positions and ultimately became the Business Manager with responsibility for all facets of the Accounting department. In 2004, Resource Pharmacy was purchased by Omnicare and Ms. Martin was promoted to Executive Director with operational responsibility for the entire organization. In 2007,

Ms. Martin became the Executive Director of Compassion Care Hospice, overseeing operations, marketing and the financial oversight of the Hospice. Ms. Martin joined Spectrum Pharmacy Services in May of 2008 and is now serving as the Executive Director of Pharmacy Operations.
 

 

Pat Winegardner

Controller

A native of Dallas Texas, Ms. Winegardner joined BGS Pharmacy Partners in April of 2010. She is an experienced professional directing all of the company's accounting and finance functions, including financial reporting, tax, and audit.

Prior to joining BGS, Ms. Winegardner held the Vice President Finance position at Ivpcare, Inc., a Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy. Ivpcare experienced phenomenal growth during her twelve years tenure in which Ms. Winegardner made significant contributions to Ivpcare's financial reporting, planning and strategy. During her tenure at Ivpcare, she helped to successfully manage the company, build its national presence through organic growth and acquisitions, and played a key role in multiple changes of ownership leading to the Walgreens purchase of Ivpcare.

Ms. Winegardner earned a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in accounting, from the University of Texas at Dallas and is a CPA. Drawing on her many years of accounting and finance experience she has built her career dedicated to providing quality financial information to senior executives. "It's all about what you do for your company". Her priority given to honesty, ethics, and loyalty consistently inspires other people's respect and trust.


Kristin Petersen

Director of Sales

Kristin joined BGS in January 2010 as Director of Sales for the mountain west region with responsibility for all client relationship across all classes of service.  Kristin brings a rich network of extended care relationships from her eleven year tenure with the Novartis Nutrition unit of Novartis Consumer Health.  Kristin received every level of achievement awarded by Novartis.  More recently, Kristin’s business development skills were honed as VP of client partnerships for Kronos Talent Management.  After graduation from the University of Indiana at Bloomington, Kristin’s introduction to the healthcare marketplace was as an account manager with Medline Industries.


Brandy T. Porche

Director of Human Resources

Ms. Porche joined BGS Pharmacy Partners in July of 2010. She brings over 10 years of experience in HR Management, a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management, multi-site management and international experience to the team. She has years of experience in building HR departments, change management, policy and procedure development, employee relations, recruiting/candidate selection, strategic planning, conflict resolution, HRIS/Payroll implementation, benefits management, talent management, performance management, training and development and much more. Her prior employers include Bank of America, Suzlon Wind Energy Corporation, and Herff Jones, Inc.

As the leader of the Human Resources department for all five locations, she is responsible for managing recruiting, employee relations, benefits, compensation planning, and training that leads to the development of a superior workforce, development of the Human Resources department, and development of an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.
 


 

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