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Don Meredith
Don Meredith

Interim President

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Don Meredith
Don Meredith

Interim President

Don Meredith currently serves as Interim President. Having served in a number of IT leadership roles in diverse markets over the past 20 years, Don brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his position. Prior to joining Arete Pharmacy Network, Don managed software development teams in various industries to create best-in-class solutions for customers and users. Most recently, Don served as Vice President of Information Technology at GlobalCare—a healthcare information technology company and provider of comprehensive healthcare claims, cost management, and payment solutions. Don has achieved notable successes in driving process improvements, advancing the quality of software delivery, and upgrading IT infrastructure.

Alma Mater: University of Alabama
Dan Staniec
Dan Staniec, R.Ph, MBA

Vice President,
Managed Care Services

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Dan Staniec
Dan Staniec, R.Ph, MBA

Vice President, Managed Care Services

Dan Staniec oversees managed care services at Arete Pharmacy Network and assumes primary responsibility for managing relationships with payers. As Vice President of Managed Care Services, Dan is responsible for coordinating and negotiating all new contracts as well as renewals with third party plans.

Dan has over 25 years of experience in the Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) industry with a proven and successful track record in managed care, maximum allowable cost (MAC) strategy, pharmacy network contracting, new product development, and Medicare Part D compliance.

Prior to joining Arete Pharmacy Network, Dan worked at CVS Health/Caremark where he held multiple positions. In addition, Dan worked at Perform Cost Management Services in pharmacy network contracting. Dan also served as Executive Vice President of External Affairs at the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP).

Alma Mater: University of Arizona and University of Phoenix
Darla Bodnar
Darla Bodnar, R.Ph

Director, Clinical Services

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Darla Bodnar
Darla Bodnar, R.Ph

Director, Clinical Services

Darla Bodnar is a licensed pharmacist in Arizona and Oklahoma, with nearly 25 years of experience in retail, Long-Term-Care, Indian Health Service, managed care, and independent pharmacy operations. Prior to joining Arete Pharmacy Network, Darla was the Clinical Director for United Drugs PBM, managing all aspects of prescription benefits including prior authorization, account management, and serving as a clinical liaison for both Medicaid and commercial health plans. Darla’s vision is to elevate quality performance for each pharmacy that is represented by Arete Pharmacy Network—a vision that is well aligned with the broader vision of building a high quality network.

Alma Mater: University of Oklahoma
Delia Catalasan
Delia Catalasan,
MBA, CFE, AHFI, CPhT

Director, Audit and Compliance

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Delia Catalasan
Delia Catalasan, MBA, CFE, AHFI, CPhT

Director, Audit and Compliance

Delia Catalasan is an experienced healthcare leader with a strong background in Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA) investigation, operations management, budget analysis, and health insurance reimbursement methodologies. She has over 15 years of experience in pharmacy operations and has worked with pharmacy benefit management organizations in the last decade.

Prior to joining Arete Pharmacy Network, Delia served as Senior Director for Audit and Investigation at one of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit management organizations. While working as a pharmacy billing specialist for specialty and long-term care pharmacies earlier in her career, Delia acquired a strong knowledge of pharmacy billing methodology. Her experience includes billing for Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial plans. Delia is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Certified Pharmacy Technician, and an Accredited Healthcare Fraud Investigator.
Katie Geisler
Katie Geisler, MBA

Director, Sales

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Katie Geisler
Katie Geisler, MBA

Director, Sales

As a sales leader, Katie Geisler serves as the liaison between multiple sales teams and member pharmacies of Arete Pharmacy Network to ensure optimal success for all parties. For nine years prior to joining Arete Pharmacy Network, Katie worked for H. D. Smith’s Third Party Network. She played a key role in elevating Third Party Network’s presence in the industry, negotiated PBM contracts and fostered stronger relationships with Third Party Network members. Katie’s mastery of the program areas that she has led works to Arete Pharmacy Network’s advantage, especially in fostering strong relationships in the industry and with the network of pharmacies we serve.

Alma Mater: Lincoln Christian University and Benedictine University
Scott Jensen
Scott Jensen, MBA

Director, Program Development

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Scott Jensen
Scott Jensen, MBA

Director, Program Development

Scott Jensen leads the charge to find innovative ways of aligning strategic partnerships with Arete Pharmacy Network’s revenue goals. Prior to joining Arete Pharmacy Network, Scott was the Director of Operations at United Drugs. At United Drugs, Scott managed vendor relations and generic analytics and subsequently, the administration of internal operations. Scott plays a central role in exploring creative revenue streams, developing key operational processes for pharmacy enrollment as well as strategic partnerships that will achieve financial and operational goals.

Alma Mater: Pacific Lutheran University and University of Phoenix
Jan Klockenga
Jan Klockenga

Director, Risk Mitigation

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Jan Klockenga
Jan Klockenga

Director, Risk Mitigation

Janet Klockenga joined Arete Pharmacy Network from H. D. Smith’s Third Party Network where she developed and managed compliance processes for nearly 9 years and single-handedly built an extensive reimbursement analysis program. Janet has over 20 years of experience working as a business manager for several multi-physician practices in roles such as physician recruitment, finance, and all aspects of operations management. Janet is the driving force behind the risk mitigation process which protects our pharmacies, enhances the quality of our network, and ultimately creates opportunities for better contracts and higher star ratings.
Asher Mannari
Asher Mannari, Esq.

General Counsel

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Asher Mannari
Asher Mannari, Esq.

General Counsel

Asher Mannari is a licensed attorney in Nebraska, South Carolina, Washington D.C., and is authorized pursuant to Rule 38, Rules of the Supreme Court of Arizona, to serve as In-House Counsel for Arete Pharmacy Network LLC. Prior to joining Arete Pharmacy Network, Asher worked in private practice. His practice areas focused primarily on business transactions and property law; however, he also has extensive knowledge of both federal and state health care laws.

Alma Mater: Furman University and Creighton University School of Law
Joshila Narayanan
Joshila Narayanan

Director, Software Development

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Joshila Narayanan
Joshila Narayanan

Director, Software Development

Joshila Narayanan leads the software development team at Arete Pharmacy Network using a creative, hands-on, and results-driven approach. Prior to Arete Pharmacy Network, Joshila served as a software development manager at United Drugs, a role she transitioned into after joining the company as a software developer in 2008. With over 20 years of experience in the field of technology, Joshila successfully leads her team to explore new opportunities and surmount challenges as Arete Pharmacy Network continues to expand its geographic reach. Joshila’s successes continue to further the company’s strategic objective to consistently provide enhanced pharmacy services.

Alma Mater: Mahatma Gandhi University
Stella Teyegaga
Stella Teyegaga, MHA

Director, Marketing

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Stella Teyegaga
Stella Teyegaga, MHA

Director, Marketing

Stella Teyegaga joined Arete Pharmacy Network with over 15 years of experience in marketing and communications in healthcare. Stella brings a renewed approach to leading both short and long term strategic marketing as well as corporate communications initiatives targeted at community-based retail pharmacies. Her passion for healthcare has led her through various sectors of the industry such as a pediatric healthcare, rehabilitation, and healthcare information technology. Combining creativity with sound business strategy and knowledge of the industry, Stella has successfully implemented customer-focused marketing programs geared at increasing brand awareness, boosting revenue, and strengthening key relationships.

Alma Mater: University of Ghana and Suffolk University
Roz White
Roz White, M.Ed., CPhT

Director, Human Resources

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Roz White
Roz White, M.Ed., CPhT

Director, Human Resources

Roz White currently oversees human resources management at Arete Pharmacy Network. Prior to Arete Pharmacy Network, Roz served in various roles at United Drugs such as PBM account manager, compliance manager, audit manager, third party contract administrator, and generic drug analyst. In 2006, with the launch of Medicare Part D, Roz coordinated United Drugs’ network education program with other independent pharmacy groups. She is an advocate for independent pharmacy with a broad knowledge base of the challenges and concerns that pharmacists encounter daily.

Alma Mater: Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and Phoenix College
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