Bridging the gap between the Government and Healthcare industry partners
Founded, owned, and operated by Veteran military pharmacists
A CVE Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business
NWP’s main office is located in San Antonio, TX. However, our network of consultants gives us additional geographic capabilities across the U.S.
- Pharmaceutical Distribution
- Pharmacy Benefit Management
- Business Consulting
- Online Clinical Reference and Pharmacy Automation
- Pharmacy Staffing
Ranked in the Inc. 5000 – America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies
Inc. magazine recognized Nationwide Pharmaceuticals (NWP) as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. With 2,718% Revenue Growth within 3 years, NWP ranked #2 in San Antonio, Texas, # 13 in the state of Texas and #141 nationwide on the 2019 Inc. 5000 list. It also place #8 in Government Services.
“By God’s grace, it has been an amazing and storied adventure. Our staff is the most dedicated and talented I have ever known, and they go out of their way each and every day for our clients and customers and exemplify our mission. I am so proud of our team and couldn’t be more honored by their stellar accomplishments.”
-Joseph B. Lawrence
Ranked 14th – As Fastest-Growing Veteran-Owned Business Nationally on VETS100 List
“We are honored at Nationwide Pharmaceutical to be recognized and be in the company of other successful veteran-owned businesses around our nation.” Joseph B. Lawrence, CEO. “We are proudly owned and operated by veteran military pharmacists. We believe our success is grounded in leveraging the unique leadership and strategic skills developed during our military service.”
Joseph B Lawrence, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, FAPhA
Chief Executive OfficerDr. Lawrence retired on 1 February 2014 from the U.S. Navy with over 20 years of service. He is residency trained and board certified in pharmacotherapy. He was hand-picked to lead the DoD Defense Health Agency’s Pharmacoeconomic Center. In that position, he was in charge of managing and delivering $7.6 billion of pharmaceuticals per year to over 9.6 million beneficiaries. Dr. Lawrence currently provides professional and consulting services to clients doing business with DoD.
Steve Rich, D.Ph
Chief Financial OfficerDr. Rich used his pharmacy career to propel him into commercial real-estate development. He no longer practices as a pharmacist as he devotes his attention into the management of his vast portfolio consisting of real-estate developments and numerous self-sustaining businesses.
Dr. Marc Young, PharmD, MS, BCPS, PMP, FASHP
Chief Strategy OfficerDr. Young was commissioned as a Naval Officer and served 20 years under various assignments in ambulatory clinics and in critical care settings before moving into the Informatics arena. He was both a project and program manager and during his last assignment was directly responsible for all of the clinical and business systems used by Navy Medicine Worldwide. Marc also served as the Chief Operating Officer for TelePharm, a digital healthcare company providing software to retail pharmacies in the U.S.
Customer Service Manager
Kyle joined NWP in 2016 and has played an integral role in building NWP’s customer service center ever since.
Jeremy W. Briggs, PharmD, MBA, LSS BB., PMP
Chief Operating OfficerDr. Briggs has over 10 years of Federal Service experience between the VA and DoD. He served as the Pharmaceutical Industry Liaison for over 5 years at the DoD Pharmacoeconomic Branch. He also served as the co-chair of the Federal Pharmacy Executive Steering Committee Contracting Subcommittee on National Contracts. Strategically minded and an astute student of business he systematically built multiple applications for standardizing databases to be able to synthesize data in reliable ways. He was a member of the DoD Pharmacy Informatics Technology Advisory Committee for 6 years and has vast experience with pharmacy automation and robotics.
Mathew C. Garber, Pharm.D., MA, Ph.D
Research AnalystDr. Garber retired from the Department of Defense in 2015 with 26 years of service. Dr. Garber possess extensive knowledge in the areas of pharmacy management and administration and brings to Nationwide Pharmaceutical LLC his expertise in Pharmacoeconomic and Outcomes research, Social Administrative sciences and extensive military pharmacy background. His experience is rich in inpatient and outpatient pharmacy operation, medical response teams, human resourcing, government acquisition, medical informatics, and academia. Dr. Garber is the recipient of numerous military and research awards.
Michelle Rice, CPhT
Pharmacy Business Manager
Michelle joined NWP in 2018. As a pharmacy technician in the U.S. Navy, Michelle has cared for sailors and marines throughout the world followed by a teaching position at the Military Education Training Campus, a Tri-Service Campus that is located on Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
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Nationwide Pharmaceutical is VA CVE certified as a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB).