SOURCE: Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx)

August 13, 2013 10:00 ET

SPAARx Announces Expansion to Leadership Team

FLORHAM PARK, NJ--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2013) - The Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx), the largest national association representing the broad interests of the specialty pharmacy industry, today announced that Kevin Alder will join the Association's leadership team as Chief Operating Officer. Alder will be responsible for directing the day-to-day operations of SPAARx which has quickly grown to thousands of members since its official launch this past spring.

Alder brings SPAARx a depth of experience including more than ten years in a senior leadership position with the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP). During that time Alder held the position of Deputy Executive Director and COO responsible for finance & budget management, Corporate Sponsorship and fundraising, Member and Board relations, and Association Advocacy management. These skills will directly accrue to fueling the continued growth of SPAARx as it works to meet its mission.

"SPAARx is extremely pleased to bring Kevin Alder into the SPAARx family. His expertise will be invaluable to our SPAARx membership and our mission, especially given his intimate knowledge and first-hand experience in the pharmacy segment," said Bill Sullivan, Executive Director of SPAARx. Sullivan continued, "Kevin will take a lead role in managing numerous key projects for SPAARx including our plans to launch a professional educational resource center specifically targeting our membership in specialty pharmacy, raise the frequency of our free webinar series on topics that are critical to the industry, expand the participation of industry organizations at our national conference while increasing member communications to name only a few."

About Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx)
SPAARx is the largest national Association solely dedicated to the interests of all individuals in the specialty pharmacy segment of healthcare. SPAARx is managed and governed by a board of directors comprised of executives from a diverse group of specialty pharmacies. This association is vendor-neutral and fully-aligned with the interests of all industry stakeholders. SPAARx is setting the standards, leading in advocacy and promoting the value of specialty pharmacy. The association's goal is to protect and promote common industry interests along with fostering professional growth within specialty pharmacy. To learn more about SPAARX or join today, please visit www.spaarx.org

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    Bill Sullivan
    Interim Executive Director
    Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx)
    100 Campus Drive
    Florham Park, NJ 07932
    855-867-8034
    bill.sulivan@spaarx.org