The College of Pharmacy Executive Leadership Board, led by Dean Donald E. Letendre, was established in 2010 to advise the College of Pharmacy as it develops and works towards its strategic goals and visions.  The members of the board meet periodically to discuss the college's strategic plan, changes in the curriculum, trends in pharmacy practice, fundraising, and facilities.

Tom Veale

Thomas Veale is the founder and president of TRISTAR Insurance Group, one of the nation's largest diversified insurance services firms with 30 offices and nearly 1,000 employees throughout the United States.

Steve Baird has 25 years of experience in protecting the trademarks associated with brands.

Jannet M. Carmichael is the President of Pharm Consult NV LLC, a clinical pharmacy services consulting company. 

Dennis Erb

Dennis M. Erb was recently named the Head of Research and Lexington Site Leader, Cubist Pharmaceutics, a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc. 

Timothy Franson

Timothy R. Franson is Chief Medical Officer for YourEncore.

Rick Gates is the Vice President of Pharmacy Operations at Walgreens, based in Deerfield, Illinois.

Robert "Bob" Greenwood

Bob J. Greenwood of Waterloo is a dedicated leader in the pharmacy profession and his community.

Jeffrey "Jeff" Halverson

Jeffrey L. Halverson is the Vice President of Covenant Clinic at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – Iowa (WFH-IA) in Waterloo, Iowa.

Jeffrey Hohl

As Chief Executive Officer of OnePoint Patient Care, Jeff Hohl oversees all of the company's sales, services, and technology.


Timothy Lehan is a community practice pharmacist and the owner and president of Lehan Drugs, Inc., based in DeKalb, Illinois.

Donald E Letendre

Donald Letendre is Dean and Professor of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Previously, he held those titles at the University of Rhode Island, and was executive secretary of the Rhode Island State Crime Laboratory Commission.

Arup Roy

Arup Roy serves as Vice President of Bioproduct Research and Development for Eli Lilly and Company.

Jenelle Sobotka is Professor and Director of Online Certificate and Master's Programs in Pharmacy Leadership at the University of Cincinnati. 

Ron Spivey

Ron Spivey has over 35 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, working in a wide variety of technical areas of pharmaceutical development.

Kristin Williams

Kristin Williams is Senior Vice President and Chief Health Officer at Hy-Vee, Inc. based in West Des Moines, Iowa.

Leslie Williams

Leslie J. Williams is director, founder, president, & CEO of ImmusanT.

William "Bill" Wimmer

William J. Wimmer is an attorney—a multi-client lobbyist with a government relations practice—at Wasker, Dorr, Wimmer, & Marcouiller, PC.

Victor Yanchick

Victor A. Yanchick served as Dean and Professor of the School of Pharmacy at Virginia Commonwealth University since July 1, 1996 and retired July 1, 2014.