Avi has over 40 years’ experience in retail pharmacy. Prior to owning his own pharmacy in Baltimore, Maryland for the last 29 years, he has managed and supervised a group of pharmacies in both retail and HMO settings. As owner of James Pharmacy, he not only supplied his retail patient base with prescriptions and home health needs but also contracted with other groups needing prescription and medical supplies. These groups included: Assisted Living Facilities, Group Homes, Homeless Shelters, Radiology Facilities, Medical Transport Companies, Hospice Programs (both home based and in-house facilities), and even a Major League Baseball Team.
Over the last 10 years, Avi has been a member of Epic Pharmacies Legislative Committee in Maryland, serving the last 6 years as Committee Chairman. He has spent that time lobbying the Maryland State Legislature in laws concerning pharmacy, mostly focusing on PBM legislation. Avi brings over 40 years of pharmacy experience from the pharmacist’s and patient’s point of view to Confidio.
Avi graduated from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy in 1979. He resides in Phoenix, AZ with his wife Audrey.