joined VPS in November 2017, bringing with her over 13 years of experience in the pharmaceutical healthcare industry. She has practiced as a pharmacist in hospital, community pharmacy and PBM settings. Before joining VPS, Nelly was part of a clinical pharmacy team at Magellan Health specializing in Medicare trend and drug utilization management.
In addition to her PBM experience, Nelly was a Pharmacy Manager for Schnucks Markets, where she launched a community pharmacy encompassing both patient-focused care and counseling. Nelly’s impact in the community earned her two awards, the “World Class Neighbor” and “Donald O. Schnuck Award” for extensive patient care and leadership, as well as, a full-page feature in “Adult Living” Magazine.
Nelly supports VPS with clinical insights, new initiatives, and provides strategic analysis for drug trends and utilization. She also works directly with members to support and educate on clinical programs and drug interventions.
Nelly received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from St. Louis College of Pharmacy.