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Our Leadership

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Meet Our Leadership

Our leadership team is a group of healthcare experts dedicated to providing innovative, pharmacy and healthcare solutions that enable our clients to achieve optimal performance . Get to know the people who are empowering healthcare organizations to advance the standard of care.

Frank Segrave

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

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Frank Segrave

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

As CEO, Frank is responsible for the overall leadership and management of CPS. He is a seasoned healthcare executive with 35 years of leadership experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing, marketing, supply chain, retail, merchandising, distribution, sales, and managed care.

Frank joined CPS from Silvergate Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he was President and Chief Executive Officer. He also served as Executive Vice President for Cardinal Health and Vice President of Pharmacy at Wal-Mart. He has received numerous industry awards, including EY Entrepreneur of the Year, Sam M. Walton Entrepreneurial Hero Award, REX Chain Drug Executive of the Year, and CDR “Who Made a Difference in the Industry.” Frank is a graduate of Northeast Louisiana University and is a registered Pharmacist.

Benjamin Hansen

Chief Financial Officer

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Benjamin Hansen

Chief Financial Officer

In his role as CFO, Ben will oversee all of CPS’ accounting, finance, treasury, and cash management. He’ll also be responsible for the company’s planning and budgeting as well as its banking relationships. Prior to joining CPS, he most recently served as Chief Operating and Financial Officer for Avaap. He has also been Vice President Finance for Thermo Fisher Scientific Clinical Diagnostics Division, President of ReMedPar for Aramark, and CFO for Masterplan.

Hansen holds his bachelor of science in accounting from Franklin University and his MBA from Vanderbilt University, Owen Graduate School of Management.

Tony Callander

Chief Human Resources Officer

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Tony Callander

Chief Human Resources Officer

Tony is responsible for the direction of the human resources organization, training and development, the management of recruiting initiatives, as well as leading the culture and overall employment experience. His primary focus is to drive the talent agenda to achieve organizational goals as an employer of choice in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining CPS, Tony served as Vice President of Human Resources for Quantum Health. He has also served as Director of Human Resources for Express, Inc. Store Operations division.

Tony holds his master’s degree in labor and human resources management from the Max M. Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. He earned his bachelor's degree in psychology at Kenyon College.

Leanne Murphy

Executive Vice President

General Counsel and Secretary

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Leanne Murphy

Executive Vice President

General Counsel and Secretary

Leanne Ebert Murphy is Executive Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary for CPS, responsible for all legal matters for the company.

Leanne has more than 25 years of legal experience and began her career at Sidley Austin LLC in Chicago, handling mergers and acquisitions, securities, and corporate law matters. She held senior-level legal positions at Fortune 50 corporations, including Walmart Inc. and Walgreen Co., where she managed and was responsible for strategic corporate transactions, as well as other legal matters for those companies. She has also served on various service-oriented non-profit boards and committees of professional legal associations.

Leanne is a graduate of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, earned a certificate in International Studies from the McGeorge School of Law, where she studied in London, England, and obtained her bachelor of science degree in Finance from Northern Illinois University.

Jeff Foreman

Group President

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Jeff Foreman

Group President

Jeff is responsible for executive leadership overseeing all of CPS business unit operations, including pharmacy management solutions, consulting solutions, telepharmacy solutions, as well as ambulatory and specialty pharmacy solutions. In addition to executive oversight of Therigy, Jeff is also the executive leader of CPS national resource groups in clinical, purchasing, materials management, and rehabilitation services.

Jeff brings over 25 years of pharmacy industry experience to his role at CPS. His expertise includes pharmacy operations, pharmaceutical wholesale distribution, pharmaceutical supply chain, pharmaceutical sourcing, marketing, and business development. Prior to joining CPS, he was President of Smith Drug Company, a full-line mid-market pharmaceutical wholesaler/distributor. He has also held senior executive roles at Walmart, Medicine Shoppe International, Cardinal Health, and Walgreens.

Jeff earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Ferris State University. He has served on the boards of Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA), Pharmacy First/Third Party Station (PSAO), OptiSource (GPO), and Rx Sourcing Strategies (GPO).

Michael McCarrell

President and Chief Operating Officer

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Michael McCarrell

President and Chief Operating Officer

Mike is an experienced executive with proven performance in the hospital and healthcare industry. He serves as President and Chief Operating Officer for CPS and previously was President of the PSI Division.

Prior to joining CPS, Mike served as President of Pharmacy Systems, Inc. He was responsible for all aspects of company operations in all service lines. He led the startup and design of two additional healthcare services lines that are subsidiary companies of Pharmacy Systems, Inc. and are focused on healthcare supply chain and rehabilitation services. Michael earned his Economics degree from Capital University and his M.B.A from Indiana Wesleyan University.

D. Michelle Kinneer

Senior Director

Corporate Compliance

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D. Michelle Kinneer

Senior Director

Corporate Compliance

Michelle Kinneer is an experienced risk and corporate compliance professional who identifies areas of vulnerabilities and potential non-compliance through an enterprise-wide lens while guiding organizations through the development and execution of strategic actions to correct and minimize those risks.  She has served in the healthcare industry for over twenty-five years.  Michelle's vast experience includes providing care at the bedside to senior executive roles.  Her responsibilities have included the day-to-day management of compliance, risk, and patient safety programs.  

Michelle is a graduate of Piedmont International University, earning a Ph.D. in Leadership with a specialty in Organizational Management.  She earned a Juris Doctorate from Southern Illinois University.  In addition, her nursing degrees are from the University of South Alabama and Southeast Missouri State University.  She holds the designations of Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC), Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance (CHPC), Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management (CPHRM), and Nurse Executive Board Certified (NE-BC).    

Karl Bedwell

Chief Information Officer

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Karl Bedwell

Chief Information Officer

Karl is an experienced healthcare leader with more than three decades of experience in healthcare operations, technology, and overall broad systems implementations. As Chief Information Officer, he oversees technology, infrastructure, and systems at CPS. Prior to joining CPS, Karl served Walmart Inc. for more than 30 years, including nine years in progressive pharmacy operations positions and 22 years as a member of the Executive Leadership team in Walmart’s Technology Division. His technology experience includes broad global roles in pharmacy, health and wellness, store applications, logistics and transportation systems, IT operations, corporate systems, and emerging technologies, such as blockchain.

Karl has a passion for aggressively supporting healthcare operations with technology to differentiate capabilities in superior patient quality care while reducing overall healthcare costs. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Tennessee Center for Health Sciences and his Master’s in Health Administration from Ohio University. He holds a Healthcare Security certificate Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP).

Keith Cook

President

Azina

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Keith Cook

President

Azina

Keith oversees all operational, sales, and P&L responsibilities for CPS’ Azina division. He has over three decades of executive experience in retail, specialty, mail order, hospital pharmacy, and pharmacy benefits management. He is a graduate of the Wharton School of Business, Executive Management Program for Leaders, and earned his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from the University of Kansas.

Nicole Frederickson

SVP, Commercial Strategy

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Nicole Frederickson

SVP, Commercial Strategy

Nicole Frederickson is responsible for the commercial strategy for the company. Nicole has nearly 25 years of healthcare experience in pharmaceuticals, payer/PBMs, medical products, services, and consulting. Her commercial leadership experience spans across sales, marketing, market access, commercial analytics and consulting ranging from growing and scaling early-stage companies to large corporations such as Abbott, AbbVie, and Cardinal Health. Nicole received an MBA from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Georgia.

Rod Recor

Chief Marketing Officer

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Rod Recor

Chief Marketing Officer

Rod Recor drives all marketing, communications, and brand initiatives across the enterprise to align with the corporate growth strategy. He also leads product development functions in order to align capabilities and brands with the marketplace. With over 20 years of healthcare industry experience, Rod has designed, developed, and led many successful new product and service initiatives. He has an extensive background in managed care, including as SVP for ValueOptions and director of product development with CIGNA, where he developed the first-of-its-kind health coaching program along with several other consumer-facing health management solutions. As a director within United Health Group’s eSolutions, he was responsible for leading a variety of B2B technology initiatives, driving sales efficiency, and new product development opportunities.

Rod graduated from Yale University and holds an M.B.A. in Health Systems Management from the University of Connecticut.

Chuck Ball

President

Sales

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Chuck Ball

President

Sales

Chuck brings nearly three decades of executive experience in health system sales, pharmacy services, pharmaceutical distribution, and business development to his role. Prior to joining CPS, he was Senior Vice President of Distribution Services and President of Health Systems at AmerisourceBergen and its predecessor company, where he served for more than 25 years.

Chuck most recently consulted and acted in an advisory role for numerous private equity companies. He serves on the board of directors for the Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Heart Association. He earned his MBA from The Pennsylvania State University Smeal College of Business and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Irvine.

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