David Maher had a 36-year career with American Stores Company ending as vice chairman and president. He has also been the chairman emeritus of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and a founder, chairman, and general partner of DMM Enterprises, LLP, an asset management company. He is also a former chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores. Mr. Maher is an active member of the College of Pharmacy Executive Leadership Board, where he plays a critical role in providing insight and direction for the college.
Mr. Maher is a board member of Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacies and QVL Pharmacies, a pain management pharmacy. He is also a former chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
Mr. Maher received the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumnus Award in 1998, the University of Iowa Distinguished Alumni Award in 2000, and the 2013 Osterhaus Medal for Lifetimes Achievement from the UI College of Pharmacy.
Mr. Maher was born and raised in Iowa City and is now a resident of Salt Lake City, Utah. He graduated in 1964 in pharmacy at the University of Iowa. He also received an honorary doctor of pharmacy degree from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 1997.