President and CEO
Jeff Spafford has served as AssistRx’s President and CEO since co-founding the firm with Mr. Hensley in 2009. Mr. Spafford has more than 15 years of experience in leadership roles within the specialty pharmaceutical industry.
In 1998, Mr. Spafford established OncoScripts, one of the first specialty pharmacies. OncoScripts developed a Chemotherapy Drug Management Model and contracted directly with large, national payers.
OncoScripts was soon acquired by CuraScript, a Florida-based specialty pharmacy whose primary focus is on managing specialty drugs on behalf of managed care payers. In 2001, Mr. Spafford relocated to central Florida and transitioned into his new role as Executive Vice President for CuraScript, in which he was responsible for sales and marketing.
In 2004, Mr. Spafford co-founded and served as President and CEO of Advanced Care Scripts. After three successful years, he sold the company and shifted management of the business to Omnicare. In 2009, Mr. Spafford co-founded AssistRx.
Mr. Spafford earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics from St. Lawrence University, and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He currently resides in Windermere, Florida with his wife, Amy, and their four children.
Chief Commercial Officer
Edward Hensley has spent his entire career in healthcare. Beginning in the infusion industry with Curaflex (Coram Healthcare), he moved to a small division of the organization that focused on the growing self‐injectable and relatively unknown specialty pharmacy market. As Vice President of Pharmaceutical Relations, he was responsible for all of the contracting and business and program development. Within one year, a management‐led buyout of the division took place and the organization was immediately rebranded as CuraScript. After successfully transitioning his role after the Express Scripts transaction in 2004, he went on to create Advanced Care Scripts in the fall of 2005. After experiencing explosive growth, in late 2008 he sold and transitioned the business to Omnicare, Inc. Applying his years of experience in the specialty pharmacy reimbursement and distribution channels, he founded what is AssistRx today. Mr. Hensley holds a BA in English from The University of Texas at Austin and a Masters in Business Administration from The Jones School of Business at Rice University.
Chief Technology Officer
Neil Garnichaud has 30 years of experience building Enterprise focused SaaS applications. Mr. Garnichaud has built and managed software product development, quality assurance, customer support, and implementation teams. Focused on bringing new products to market.
Prior to Joining AssistRX, he was General Manager, VP of SaaS operations, at SmartBear Software. He started his career in finance and spent 15 years at a BankBoston managing and lead IT groups. Leaving that organization to leverage his experience at Standard & Poor’s as Vice President of Operations. He has worked in a variety of business focused software companies as COO and CTO.
He is a certified project manager, and network engineer and attended Boston University.
Senior Vice President, Business Strategy
Adam Stotts has 15 years of experience working in the specialty pharmaceutical industry. Early in his career, he worked as an Account Manager at CuraScript, and was responsible for maintaining five major manufacturer relationships that totaled 16,000 active patients.
In 2006, Mr. Stotts became the Director of Business Strategy at Advanced Care Scripts, and supervised manufacturer programs and reimbursement development operations.
In 2009, Mr. Stotts joined AssistRx as the Vice President of Business Strategy. He is responsible for implementing the iAssist platform and ensures quality communications between clients and the AssistRx team.
Mr. Stotts currently resides in Orlando, Florida with his wife, Megan, and their son, Luke.
Executive Vice President, Corporate Development
Mike Gluth’s role with the company is in building and nurturing business-to-business relationships that support our corporate mission and vision. His near-term focus is in advancing the company’s Electronic Health Record integration strategy through new collaborations within the Health Care Information Technology (HIT) vendor community.
Mr. Gluth brings 35 years of health care leadership experience in strategic partnering, mergers and acquisitions, finance, and product strategy. Prior to joining AssistRx, he was VP of Market Development at Surescripts, a leading electronic prescription services and health information exchange company. He also served as Corporate VP of Solutions Management at Allscripts, a leading HIT firm offering clinical, financial, and other healthcare applications and services. Mr. Gluth has held similar leadership positions at Siemens Medical and Baxter Healthcare.
He holds an MBA in Finance from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois.
Andrew W. Dunning
Vice President, Strategic Development
Andrew Dunning has over 20 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry, including the access and reimbursement of specialty drugs, domestic and international strategic marketing, and most recently, health information technology (HIT).
A native of the suburbs of Philadelphia, Mr. Dunning started his career with Merck as a managed care analyst and eventually “carried the bag” as a sales representative in Central Florida. After Merck, he held various positions with advertising and strategic agencies where he partnered with brand teams to develop brand strategy and execute a marketing plan. In his career, he has launched several specialty oncology and immunology products, including the largest oral oncolytic distributed through the specialty channel.
Prior to joining AssistRx, Mr. Dunning was the Senior Director of Strategic Development for Practice Fusion, the largest cloud-based EHR in the United States. He made the jump from traditional marketing to HIT to help brands understand how to leverage HIT for marketing and translate the value of data into actionable insights.
Mr. Dunning earned his BA in Communication Studies from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. He attended the University of Central Florida for graduate studies in health care administration.
Vice President, Business Development
Patrick has over 20 years of experience in the healthcare and biopharmaceutical industry.
Mr. Fennimore’s has held various sales, marketing and business development positions for a wide range of companies that include Independence Blue Cross/Pennsylvania Blue Shield, Johnson & Johnson, MediMedia, SampleMD & TrialCard.
Patrick is responsible for identifying new opportunities and business development activities to further drive AssistRx’s innovative iAssist software solution that streamlines the process related to prescribing specialty pharmaceuticals and helps improve a patients speed to therapy and adherence.
Mr. Fennimore earned a BA in Economics/Business Administration from Ursinus College in Collegeville, PA.