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Ryan Telford, PharmD
Managing Director, Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions

Ryan has more than 13 years of experience in multi-site pharmacy leadership at Fortune 50 companies in a variety of positions. He joined AmerisourceBergen in 2017 as a managing consultant. In his current role as managing director, he is responsible for managed services for health systems and ambulatory retail pharmacies. Ryan has extensive expertise in all aspects of retail and ambulatory pharmacy as well as development of high-functioning teams. 

As a licensed pharmacist, Ryan understands the industry from all perspectives and offers clients solutions that consider the real-world responsibilities of practicing pharmacists. 

Prior to joining AmerisourceBergen, Ryan served as the director of pharmacy for a large retail pharmacy operation with oversight for 150 pharmacies across three states. He also held positions in retail settings, including roles as regional pharmacy manager, district manager and staff pharmacist. 

Ryan’s areas of expertise include ambulatory pharmacy operations, management and optimization; regulatory and compliance issues; specialty pharmacy; inpatient meds-to-beds programs; pharmacy finance, accounting and budgeting; and capital project planning.

He holds a Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Idaho State University and is a licensed pharmacist in Colorado. Ryan is a member of the American Pharmacist Association (APA) and the Colorado Pharmacists Society (CPS).

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