Zach Russell, PharmD, CSP

Director, Network Operations

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Zachary (Zach) is currently a Director of Network Operations at Excelera. He is a primary contact for health systems that participate in the Excelera Network and coordinates projects including specialty pharmacy program design and implementation, growth and optimization, clinical integration, performance improvement, accreditation, and payer credentialing and contracting. Prior to joining Excelera, Zach spent eight years in community pharmacy practice at CVS®. In addition to staffing and managing pharmacy employees, he was also a trainer for the APhA Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery program, preceptor of student pharmacists from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy and served as subject matter expert and trainer for new pharmacy acquisitions. Zach has a Doctor of Pharmacy from The University of Iowa, College of Pharmacy, and earned the exclusive Certified Specialty Pharmacist (CSP) certification from the Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board (SPCB) in 2017.