Positioning themselves for continued growth in 2021 and beyond
[TOWSON, Maryland: October 2, 2020] – Confidio, a technology-enabled pharmacy benefits consulting firm has experienced significant growth under co-founders Cory Easton and Scott Vogel. To keep pace with this growth, Confidio has hired 18 new employees, including 3 strategic executives – a 72 percent increase in employees since 2018. All of these roles but specifically the strategic new hires, will play a key role in supporting the company’s rapidly expanding client portfolio.
Confidio’s strategic new hires include:
Jeremy Meyer, MBA, Head of Strategic Initiatives
Jeremy will work closely with the Confidio leadership team to design and execute new and existing projects related to business strategy, product development and optimization and operational effectiveness. Jeremy comes to Confidio with over twenty years of experience in pharmacy benefits serving in a variety of roles including consulting, running PBM operations and PBM client service organizations, account service and sales.
Ruth Opdycke, PharmD, MS, Principal Advisor
Ruth’s primary focus will be guiding national and regional clients and health plans on specialty pharmacy strategy across the pharmacy and medical benefit. She will assist Confidio clients in developing and implementing pharmacy strategy within the context of the overall healthcare strategy driving to lower total cost of care. Ruth brings over twenty-five years of experience to the Confidio team with a deep expertise across the healthcare landscape. She is passionate about developing solutions that improve quality, affordability, client, provider and patient satisfaction with pharmaceuticals
Sharon Montgomery, BSPharm, MA, RPh, Principal Advisor
Sharon will focus her time between national account business development and consulting with Confidio’s most strategic business partners and clients. Her area of expertise includes partnering with clients to develop pharmacy benefits strategies tailored to suit their individualized healthcare benefit goals. Sharon comes to Confidio with over thirty years of managed health care experience, having worked for and with companies that include health plans, hospital systems, pharmacy benefit managers and pharmaceutical manufacturers. Many know her from her most recent role at OptumRx where she served as VP of Consultant Relations
Additional new hires to the Confidio team include:
Alicia Mulholland, Marketing Content and Proposals Manager
Cara Denney, Trade Show and Events Coordinator
Christina Buckles, Project Manager
Court Edwards, Account Executive
Dana Goeller, Contract Manager
Jessica Stacharowski, Director of Training
John Spinoso, Marketing Coordinator
Katie Sells, Account Executive
Kaylen Doua, Account Manager
Lindsey Marabella, Data Analyst
Maria Robles, Account Executive
Megan Isenogle, Account Executive
Nancy Kunkel, Executive Assistant
Stephanie Ellerman, Data Analytics Consultant
Stacey Golub, Account Executive
“What differentiates Confidio from other pharmacy consultancies is our team. The Confidio team brings a blend of unparalleled talent and expertise in our industry and spans the pharmacy landscape. We are very excited about the addition of so many exceptionally talented individuals to Confidio,” said Cory Easton. “These new hires will allow Confidio to continue to provide best-in-class service, deliver results and further expand our partnerships. Without a doubt, these new hires embody our mission of advancing the health and well-being of our communities by sharing their expertise, while creating trusted relationships built on a foundation of service excellence and integrity,” said Scott Vogel.
About Confidio: Confidio is a technology-enabled pharmacy benefits consulting firm. We optimize the value of your pharmacy benefits through transparency, accountability and advanced data analytics paired with deep insider expertise. We help you minimize drug spend while maximizing patient outcomes and satisfaction. Our reliable solutions are performance-based, results-driven and continuously validated.