Mirixa Management Team
Frank Harvey, RPh, MBA
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Frank Harvey has an extensive background in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining Mirixa, Frank served as chairman and CEO of Liberty Medical, the nation's largest provider of diabetic testing supplies. Previously, Frank was president and CEO of several Harte-Hanks subsidiaries before being promoted to corporate officer with responsibility for all Agency, Analytics, Database, and Digital Harte-Hanks companies. Early in his career, Frank was employed in a number of management positions with Roche Pharmaceutical, PCS Healthsystems, Eli Lilly, and Revco Drug Stores.
Frank has served the healthcare community extensively. He was the president of the Quality Diabetes Care Coalition, a DC-based lobbying organization that works to improve the quality of healthcare for patients suffering from diabetes. He has also served on the Board of Directors for St. Mary Health System in Newtown, Pennsylvania, the Advisory Board for the Virginia Commonwealth University, Medical College of Virginia School of Pharmacy, and the Board of Directors of the South Florida American Diabetes Association.
Frank graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Medical College of Virginia with a BS in Pharmacy; Summa Cum Laude from the University of Phoenix with a Masters in Business Administration; and followed up his MBA with a CPD from University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.
Vice President, Pharmacy Support (Network Management)
As Vice President, Pharmacy Support, Ed Bissler is responsible for implementing and leading our pharmacy network strategy to ensure that the Mirixa contracted pharmacy network of over 55,000 pharmacies has training tools and information it needs in order to effectively serve patients. Prior to joining Mirixa in 2014, Ed held management positions at McKesson, HD Smith, and Top RX. Ed received a BA in Marketing from Kent State University.
Vice President, Client Services
Lisa Giglio is a high energy, accomplished, people-oriented leader with significant experience in corporate operations and support. She joined Mirixa in 2008 and is responsible for program implementation, performance and ongoing client support of all Mirixa programs. Lisa also oversees Mirixa's Medication Counseling Center that provides clients with service channel flexibility by offering telephone counseling where needed. Lisa has more than 20 years of experience working in operational roles both domestic and internationally with extensive experience in program and project management, planning, call center operations, sales/member acquisitions, and training with Fortune 500 companies such as America Online and Eastman Kodak Company. Lisa studied at Rochester Institute of Technology Business School focusing on Business Administration and Marketing.
Vice President, Sales
Eric Hoessel is responsible for developing, implementing, and executing Mirixa's sales growth strategies and evaluating new business opportunities. Eric joined Mirixa in May of 2015. He brings over 28 years of sales leadership experience in the pharmaceutical and pharmacy healthcare arena, including nine years at Walgreens Specialty Pharmacy. Eric earned a BA degree in Psychology and Management from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Vice President, Human Resources and Administration
Brian Lail is responsible for the day-to-day and strategic human resources functions. Brian joined Mirixa in December of 2011 and brings 18 years of Human Resources experience. Prior to working at Mirixa, Brian worked in the human resources field at Sunrise Senior Living, OneSoft Corporation, and Computer Learning Centers. Brian received a BS in Business Administration from Bridgewater College.
Senior Vice President of Operations and General Counsel
Karen Litsinger leverages her more than 20 years of experience guiding technology companies to lead Mirixa's legal, compliance, privacy, and corporate development teams. She joined Mirixa in 2008 after serving as a partner at Sonnenschein Nath and Rosenthal (now Dentons) and a Vice President at America Online. Karen is a past President and Board member of both the National Capital Region Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel and Ayuda, Inc. She holds a JD from Georgetown University Law Center and an AB from Duke University.
Chief Technology Officer
Aaron Loutsch is responsible for establishing the company's information technology vision and overseeing the strategic direction, development and future growth of Mirixa across all technical aspects of the company. Aaron joined Mirixa in 2006 and has more than 20 years of IT experience. Prior to joining Mirixa, he held positions with Relay Health and Sapient. Aaron is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Kim Swiger, RPh
Vice President, Product Development
Kim Swiger is a registered pharmacist and is responsible for strategically guiding Mirixa's product and service offerings, and clinical program design, to correspond with market and industry trends. Kim brings more than 20 years of community pharmacy practice to her role. Prior to joining Mirixa, Kim spent the majority of her career at Ukrop's Pharmacy where she was involved in innovative patient care programs, continuous quality improvement, and pharmacy operations, including two APhA Foundation Demonstration Projects. Kim participates in various industry thought leadership organizations such as PQA Measure Development Teams and Stakeholder Advisory Panels and AMCP MTM Advisory Group. Additionally, she served on Econometrica (CMS Contractor) MTM TEP and the recently convened multi-stakeholder group to develop consensus definitions for MTM services and recommendations for a standardized framework for cross-walking MTM services to SNOMED CT codes. Kim earned her BS in Pharmacy from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy.
Jim Vedder, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Jim Vedder leads Mirixa's finance and accounting team. Jim is a certified public accountant with more than 23 years' experience. Throughout his extensive career, he has held a variety of key financial positions within start-ups and global, multi-billion dollar organizations. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Jim earned a dual bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting and is an active member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and Financial Executives International.
Mirixa Board of Directors
B. Douglas Hoey, RPh
Chief Executive Officer
National Community Pharmacists Association
Doug Hoey leads the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), which represents 23,000 community pharmacies and their pharmacists. Doug joined NCPA in 1996 and became COO in 2005, helping the organization increase its membership and successfully influence legislation which benefited community pharmacists nationwide. He is a licensed pharmacist in Oklahoma, Virginia, and Texas and practiced for five years in community and Long Term Care settings contributing to the development of expansions into durable medical equipment and home infusion. For five years, Hoey also developed and taught pharmacology courses at George Washington University and Marymount University. Doug is a member of the Board of Directors for SureScripts, Pharmacy e-Health Information Technology, the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board, the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, and Community Pharmacy Financial.
Hugh Chancy is the owner of Chancy Drugs, which serves four locations in the South Georgia area. Dedicated to serving his profession, Hugh is a former President of the Georgia Pharmacists Association and currently serves as the 4th Vice President of the National Community Pharmacists Association.
David E. Ehrhardt
Chief Financial Officer
David Ehrhardt currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of WiserTogether, Inc. which offers products and services to engage consumers and help them choose treatments that work, lower health care costs, and give them peace of mind. Prior to joining WiserTogether, David also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Apptix, the leading provider of hosted email, voice, and collaboration services for small and medium-sized businesses.
Holly Henry, RPh
Rxtra Care, Inc.
Holly Whitcomb Henry graduated from Washington State University College of Pharmacy in 1978. She is President and CEO of Rxtra Care, Inc. in Seattle, Washington. Henry is a member and Past President of both the Washington State Pharmacy Association and the National Community Pharmacists Association. She is also a member of the American Pharmacists Association and the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists. She resides in Seattle and was elected to the Board in 2006.
Jenny Morgan currently serves as President of basys, inc, a leading provider of benefit administrative solutions. Jenny has an extensive background in the health care technology market and currently serves as chair of the board for the Baltimore branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. She has been the recipient of multiple industry awards and was named one of the top 100 women in Maryland in 2005.
Robert J. Narveson
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President
Thrifty White Drug Stores Inc.
Robert J. Narveson is Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, and President of Thrifty White Drug. Thrifty White is a 100% employee owned, regional drug store chain, with 91 corporate stores and 90 independent retailers. Their model includes traditional drug stores, a central fill pharmacy, and closed door long term care pharmacies that service over 22,000 LTC beds.