Jaimie Rushton: Administrative Assistant

Emily Torgerson  •   July 7, 2020

We are pleased to announce our administrative assistant, Jaimie Rushton, as the newest National CooperativeRx staff member! Jaimie works closely with our director of operations to ensure company procedures and the office run smoothly. Some of her main responsibilities are planning company events, coordinating marketing materials for staff and providing excellent member service. An Indiana

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Penny Mandt: It’s Not Goodbye, It’s See You Later

Emily Torgerson  •   June 22, 2020

After eight years with National CooperativeRx, it is bittersweet for us to announce the retirement of our Executive Assistant, Penny Mandt. Penny will retire at the beginning of July after more than 25 years in various administrative professional roles within the insurance industry. Penny joined our team in 2012 and is described by coworkers as

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Meet Our New Board Members!

Emily Torgerson  •   April 29, 2020

As National CooperativeRx is member-owned and member-governed, it’s important our objectives align with those of our members. To ensure that, our Board of Directors is elected by membership. Applicants go through a vetting process performed by a committee of current board representatives, and member voting occurs online leading up to our Annual Meeting. We are pleased

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Nathan Gorny: Sales Manager

Emily Torgerson  •   April 2, 2020

Please join us in welcoming our newest sales manager, Nathan Gorny, to the Cooperative! As our membership reaches record numbers, growth of our sales team was necessary to maintain our high-quality level of service. By educating plan sponsors on how our organization can provide the right pharmacy benefits for their clients, Nathan is able to

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Bernie Brooks: Cooperative Clinical Intern

Emily Torgerson  •   March 18, 2020

In February, National CooperativeRx welcomed its second clinical intern, Bernie Brooks, to the team for a six-week period. Bernie is a fourth-year pharmacy student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), currently with us for one of his many rotations required to become a licensed pharmacist. Originally from Chippewa Falls, Wis., Bernie received his undergraduate degree

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Amanda Wallisch: Administrative Assistant

Emily Torgerson  •   March 3, 2020

Please welcome our new administrative assistant, Amanda Wallisch, to National CooperativeRx! Amanda works closely with the executive assistant and the director of operations to ensure company procedures and the office run smoothly. Originally from Grinnell, Iowa, Amanda attended Beloit College and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Anthropology. She began her career path in

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Jesse Dudley, CPhT: Implementation and Clinical Support Manager

Emily Torgerson  •   February 6, 2020

Please join us in welcoming our newest staff member, Jesse Dudley, to National CooperativeRx! Jesse was hired to fill a brand-new role of implementation and clinical support manager. Jesse primarily supports new member implementations and assists our clinical services managers with clinical initiatives. Her position also involves meeting with brokers and members to review their

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Wayne Salverda, R.Ph.: 10 Years With the Cooperative

Emily Torgerson  •   December 11, 2019

We want to congratulate our senior director of clinical services, Wayne Salverda, on an incredible 10 years with National CooperativeRx! Wayne was hired in December of 2009 as our first on-staff clinician, coming to us with extensive experience in pharmacy, including retail, managed care and pharmacy benefit management sectors. The ability to drive and influence

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Ashley Foate: Associate Account Manager

Emily Torgerson  •   August 21, 2019

We are pleased to announce the newest addition to our account management team will be our very own Ashley Foate! A lifelong Madison, Wis. resident, Ashley has been with National CooperativeRx for more than two years as an administrative assistant and an integral part of our account management team. “I’m thrilled to have worked my

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Jocelyn Kerl: Clinical Expert

Emily Torgerson  •   July 8, 2019

As a clinical services manager, Jocelyn Kerl, PharmD., BCPS, makes up one-third of the National CooperativeRx clinical team. While overseeing her own book of business within the organization, she also plays a major role in daily clinical work. While anyone who interacts with Jocelyn is impressed by her immense knowledge, one would be surprised to

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