Beth Ann Bird

Beth Ann Bird

, ’83 BSPh, MM

Biography

Beth Ann Bird is Senior Director of Solutions Consulting for Castlight Health, the leading provider of a technology platform that engages employees and simplifies health navigation. She joined Castlight in January 2013 following more than 13 years with Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (now Express Scripts, Inc.) in the prescription benefit management industry.

At Medco, Bird was a Senior National Account Executive responsible for a large group of clients comprising the National Drug Purchasing Coalition (NDPC). She subsequently assumed a leadership role focused on supporting clients and client-facing teams through a suite of proprietary, web-based reporting and analytic software capabilities; she managed the development and deployment, technical and consultative support, and updates and enhancements to content and functionality. She is a named inventor on five U.S. patents.

Prior to Medco, Bird was a Senior Director with Merck’s U.S. Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing Organizations, the National Practice Leader for Prescription Benefit Management Consulting with Hewitt Associates, LLC. (now Aon Hewitt), and a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative with Eli Lilly & Co., Inc.

Beth is a past University of Iowa Chapter President of the Student American Pharmaceutical Association (now the American Pharmacists Association–Academy of Student Pharmacists), a member of the 1885 Society, and a lifetime member of The UI Alumni Association.

Bird received a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Iowa and a Masters degree in Management from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. She is a registered pharmacist in Iowa.