EPIC Pharmacies Inc. of Cockeysville, Maryland, has appointed Jay Romero, R.Ph., as CEO effective Jan. 1, 2015. Romero has had a long and successful career in independent pharmacy. He has been an independent pharmacy owner for more than 10 years and a practicing pharmacist for more than 20 years. Romero currently serves on the EPIC Pharmacies board of directors and plays a key role in advocating for the interests of community pharmacy as chairman of the EPIC PharmPAC of Mississippi.
Romero joined the EPIC Pharmacies board of directors in 2012 as a licensed pharmacist and independent pharmacy owner. He is a member of the Mississippi Pharmacists Association, Mississippi Independent Pharmacies Association and National Community Pharmacists Association and a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Pharmacy.