Leadership

Amanda Epp

CEO

Amanda is the CEO and ScriptDrop’s first employee. Responsible for the sales and business development teams, Amanda also leads innovation for ScriptDrop’s clients in the pharmaceutical manufacturing sector.

Before joining ScriptDrop, Amanda earned a degree in Healthcare Administration from Ohio University and MBA from Franklin University. She went on to rise through the ranks at CoverMyMeds, a healthcare IT company that sold for more than 1 billion dollars to McKesson Corporation in 2017. Amanda played an integral role in the company’s exponential growth during her eight-year tenure, and eventually became Director of New Product Implementation.

Amanda’s ardent entrepreneurial spirit is demonstrated by her foundation Go Get the World, an organization that supports and empowers women to chase their dreams.

Apurva Desai

CFO

Apurva Desai is a digital technology executive and entrepreneur. He has served as CFO for global media, mobile, and internet companies in Silicon Valley, the Midwest, and Asia. Most recently, Apurva was CFO for Vuclip (acquired by PCCW Global). Apurva built his career at industry giants such as Ernst & Young, Intel and Yahoo!. He also has experience growing and scaling companies such as Glu Mobile (acquired by Electronic Arts), Disney/venture-backed startup Scrapblog (acquired by Mixbook), and pre-IPO Exponential Interactive (S-1 filed).

Apurva is currently an Executive in Residence for the World Affairs Council of Northern California, a not-for-profit advocacy group that convenes thought leaders, change makers, and engaged citizens to share ideas, learn from each other and effect change to the world’s most challenging problems. Apurva’s focus with World Affairs is applying technology towards social good projects. Apurva has taught an introductory Finance course at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law, Center for Law and Business. His writings and commentary have appeared on The Next Web, India Currents, and the Canadian Broadcast Corporation (CBC). Apurva is a CPA (Inactive) and holds a B.S in Business from Miami University and an MBA from Indiana University, Kelley School of Business.

Laurie Boogaard

COO

Laurie is the Chief Operating Officer at ScriptDrop. An alumna of South Dakota State University where she received a B.S. in commercial economics, Laurie has 20 years of healthcare experience from organizations such as Abbott and CoverMyMeds.

Laurie is a master at crafting efficient processes within a healthcare office and excels in scaling teams quickly. She stresses a strong focus on customer and team member experience, and has designed development tracks for team members to become next-level leaders within their organizations.

Katie Schrader

Chief of Staff

Katie is the Chief of Staff at ScriptDrop. Responsible for the data, marketing, and industry relations teams, Katie also collaborates with the senior leadership team to determine and prioritize business strategies.

Katie has a bachelor’s degree from the Ohio State University and MBA from Capital University. With 12 years in the Healthcare Tech industry, Katie has served in roles ranging from account management to analytics and finance. Prior to ScriptDrop, Katie spent 10 years at CoverMyMeds building her career in the healthcare space and eventually became Senior Director of Revenue and Enterprise Intelligence.

Katie brings a strong finance and data-driven approach to tackling ScriptDrop’s biggest challenges and opportunities.

Mike Berkman

CTO

Mike Berkman is not only ScriptDrop’s Chief Technology Officer, but is also a respected product development leader and entrepreneur in the Columbus startup landscape. After earning a B.S. in Technology from Purdue University and spending many years at Cisco Systems, Mike served in engineering leadership positions at CoverMyMeds and co-founded Uleet, a health and wellness marketplace.

Mike is highly experienced in helping organizations scale and maximize their value. Mike is also a people-focused leader: he is passionate about helping teams reach their full potential and is constantly working to help others develop their leadership skills.

Candice Young

VP of Accounting and Finance

Candice is ScriptDrop’s Vice President of Accounting and Finance. With an MBA from Tiffin University and 20 years of experience at companies such as DHL, Cardinal Health, and Emplifi, Candice understands the financial needs of logistics, healthcare, and SaaS companies. As a result, she has been uniquely well-suited to help grow ScriptDrop’s business over the years.

A high-impact leader with expertise in financial modeling and solving complex business problems, Candice is focused on two goals: maximizing value and ensuring fiscal responsibility. She emphasizes process improvement as a means to growth, and continues to streamline ScriptDrop’s accounting practices.


Advisory Council

  • Rear Admiral Pamela Schweitzer

    Rear Admiral Pamela Schweitzer served as Assistant Surgeon General and Chief Professional Officer of Pharmacy for the United States Public Health Service. While she has retired from these positions, previous assignments include the Indian Health Service, Veterans’ Administration, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. A well-known leader in the pharmacy field, Pamela remains active in all things healthcare.

  • Sloane Salzburg, MS

    Sloane Salzburg is Vice President of Horizon Government Affairs, Executive Director of the Campaign for Transformative Therapies, and Vice President of the Council for Affordable Health Coverage. A constant presence on Capitol Hill, Sloane is passionate about using legislation to help patients get their medications easily and affordably.

  • Lee Ann Stember

    Lee Ann Stember is President & CEO of the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) and has led the organization for 40 years. Her work with NCPDP continues to push the pharmacy industry to embrace technology and standards that will improve patient health and safety.

  • George Lazenby

    George Lazenby is the CEO and co-founder of OrderInsite, a pharmacy inventory software company. George is laser-focused on innovation that removes barriers to medication access and on delivering valuable, effective pharmacy solutions.