About

Leadership

Ken Fields, PharmD

Co-CEO

Ken has served as CEO of Appro-Rx since 2008 and has been part of the management team since 2004. Ken is a Graduate of the Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn University, and also serves as Clinical Director of Appro-Rx. He oversees benefit services, member and pharmacy helpdesk, and all clinical aspects of the organization and clinical implementation. Ken’s experience as a pharmacy owner has given him the necessary tools to ensure proper plan design, cost savings and clinical education. Through his work at Appro-Rx, Ken was named the National Entrepreneur of the Year in the Pharmacy Profession by Pharmacy Times Magazine, Parata Systems and The Next Generation Pharmacist.

Kyle Fields

Co-CEO

Kyle has been the owner of Appro-Rx since 2008 and has served as President and COO since 2010 and Co-CEO since 2016. Kyle oversees all aspects of the daily operations at Appro-Rx including sales, plan implementation, call-center operations, member and pharmacy help desk, contract negotiations, client retention and acquisition, government relations, and quality control. Kyle has an extensive background in Insurance and Insurance management, government relations, government finance, and extensive business and contract negotiations. Kyle is a former city councilman, was named to the 2014 40 Under 40 of Dayton, Ohio.

Lauren Bunn

Chief Operating Officer

Lauren as the Appro-Rx Chief Operating Officer Identifies and helps to develop strategic relationships with partners or potential customers and manages the day to day operations relating to all aspects of the business. Assists in the management of the marketing, sales and product development teams to implement business development initiatives. Lauren is given a wide degree of creativity and latitude at Appro-Rx and she is a valuable asset to the company and Appro-Rx is proud that we can rely on her PBM knowledge, experience and judgment to lead the company in the right direction. Lauren holds a Bachelors Degree in Biology from the University of Cincinnati and is a Certified Pharmacy Technician.

The
Clinical Program Management Team

  • Ken Fields, PharmD, R.Ph.
  • Mark Messer, PharmD
  • Ellen Fields, PharmD
  • Jim Fields, R.Ph.
  • George Hill, R.Ph., Pharmacist Consultant
  • Ernest Boyd, Pharm.D. (Hon), R.Ph., M.B.A
  • Danielle Baker, (CU Pharm.D. Intern)
  • Nathan Luce, Pharm.D.
  • Juanita Draime, Pharm.D.
  • Chelsea Manion, Pharm.D., R.Ph.
  • Aleda M. H. Chen, PharmD, MS, PhD
  • Janice Marsteller, R.Ph., Pharm.D., M.S.A.
  • McKenzie Shenk (CU Pharm.D. Intern)
  • Trevor Stump (CU Pharm.D. Intern)
  • Alyssa Burton (OSU Pharm.D. Intern)