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.
Thomas Veale, Chair
Thomas Veale, MBA, 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 U.S.
Jannet M. Carmichael, '75 BSPh, PharmD, is the President of Pharm Consult NV LLC, a clinical pharmacy services consulting company.
Timothy R. Franson, BSPh, MD, is Chief Medical Officer for YourEncore.
Lisa Gersema, '84 BSPh, '86 PharmD, is the Director of Pharmacy at United Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota and served as the Immediate Past-President of ASHP.
Bob J. Greenwood, BSPh, of Waterloo is a dedicated leader in the pharmacy profession and his community.
Jeffrey L. Halverson, '79 BSPh, MBA, CMPE, is the Vice President of Covenant Clinic at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – Iowa (WFH-IA) in Waterloo, Iowa.
Jeff Hampton is Senior Vice President and General Manager U.S. and LATAM at Apotex Corp.
Dennis Henderson, '95 BBA, '01 MBA, is a 35-year telecommunication veteran and serial entrepreneur.
Michael Johnsrud, '91 BSPh, MS, PhD, RPh, is Executive Director for the Texas Center for Health Outcomes Research and Education (TxCORE) and a Senior Research Scientist in Health Outcomes at the University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy.
Donald E. Letendre
Donald Letendre, BSPh, PharmD, FASHP, 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.
David W. Miller
Dave Miller, '83 BSPh, PhD, is an accomplished global pharmaceutical executive and advisor with over 25 years of experience. He currently serves as an Operating Partner at GHO Capital, and also operates a specialty advisory practice, Miller Pharma.
Angie Nelson, PharmD, is a Senior Vice President for Hy-Vee, Inc. She currently oversees pharmacy, health, and wellness in her role.
Julie Ramza, '75 BSPh, MBA, co-operates the only two independent pharmacies in Ottawa, Illinois and the only independent in Streator, Illinois.
Arup Roy, MS, '93 PhD, serves as Vice President of Bioproduct Research and Development for Eli Lilly and Company.
Wei-Qin (Tony) Tong, '91 PhD, is President of Austarpharma and CSO of Guangzhou Bostal Drug Delivery Co.
Debbie Veale, '81 BSPh, is the Director of Payer Relations for CVS Pharmacy. Veale is a member of the National Council of Prescription Drug Programs, National Association of Chain Drug Stores and California Retailers Association.
William J. Wimmer, BS, MA, JD, is an attorney—a multi-client lobbyist with a government relations practice—at Wasker, Dorr, Wimmer, & Marcouiller, PC.