Board & Staff

Board of Directors

American Pharmacies is governed by a nine-member board of your peers - elected stockholders who are independent pharmacy owners just like you. 

APRx Governance Page | APRx Organizational Chart  

Click here to access board and staff phone numbers & email addresses.

Officers (Click on Name for Profile)

Chairman
Alton Kanak, R.Ph.
Katy Medical Complex Pharmacy
21700 Kingsland, Suite 105
Katy, Texas 77450


Vice-Chairman
Joe Ochoa, R.Ph.
Ochoa's Pharmacy
1002 S. 10th Ave.
Edinburg, TX 78539

Uploaded via media manager.Secretary/Treasurer
Steve Hoffart, Pharm.D.
Magnolia Pharmacy
18230 FM 1488, Suite 100
Magnolia, Texas 77354

Immediate Past Chairman
Michael D. Muecke, R.Ph. 
Hibbs Pharmacy
1415 Avenue G
Bay City, TX 77414

 

Lynn Everett, R.Ph.
Lynn's LaVega Pharmacy
2401 E. Waco Drive
Waco, TX 76705

 

Vance Oglesbee, R.Ph.
Hometown Pharmacy
201 E. Commerce
Fairfield, TX 75840

 

Bruce Rogers, R.Ph.
Rogers Pharmacy
4402 N. Laurent
Victoria, TX 77903


 

Mike Gohlke, (Ex-Officio)
Founder, President Emeritus

 

 

 



 

 







 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
Staff

Leadership

Laird Leavoy
President

John Cooper
Vice President, Sourcing & Consulting Services 

Ryan Gevara
Senior Vice President of Sales

Nathan Rawls
Vice President of National Accounts

Chuck Waters
Director of Corporate Communications & Public Affairs

Operations

Paxton Barnes
Manager, Member Pricing & New Business Development

Brennan Brown
Pricing & Compliance Manager 

Jeff Jacobs, CPhT 
Director, Pharmacy Operations 

Colten Whitaker
Operations Analyst

Cristina Rucobo, CPhT
Senior Analyst, Finance

Sales

Torey Eckhardt
National Account Manager 

Kristin Poe
National Account Manager

Chris Benest

National Account Manager

Raul DeArmas
Strategic Account Manager

Dave Coker, Jr.
Strategic Account Manager

Austin Zook
Sales Programs Manager

Cooper Foster
Pharmacy Business Consultant 

Tyler Nunley
Pharmacy Business Consultant 

Peggy Peterson
Pharmacy Business Consultant 

Oscar Acosta
Pharmacy Business Consultant

Ryan McDonald
Pharmacy Business Consultant

Marketing & Communications

Charlotte Hutchison
Marketing & Communications Associate

Lana Bailey
Data Management Specialist

Administration

Paula Gray
Administrative Assistant

Legal & Human Resources

Miguel Rodriguez
General Counsel

Rida Ashraf
Benefits Manager & Paralegal

Managed Care 

Rick Goebel
Managed Care Consultant

Advocacy 

Michael Wright
VP of Government Affairs