Philip R. Paci, R.Ph.
Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer. Using PharmaReturns’ services, today’s clients
are achieving superior returns options with a dramatic ROI. This fulfills Mr. Paci’s vision in founding the company.
Mr. Paci previously was Vice President of Information Systems at Rx Returns, Inc., where he designed, implemented and managed
the company’s hardware and software technologies. Mr. Paci joined Rx Returns after the acquisition of his private company,
T-Med Group, Inc., which provided temporary pharmacy and nursing personnel, and developed automated business systems for temporary
health care service companies. Mr. Paci’s background also includes Director of Pharmacy Services at Hospital Central
Services, Inc. where he designed and implemented a full service computerized pharmacy group purchasing system. He also served
in various management roles for William H. Rorer, Inc. Areas of experience during tenure included unit management for all
phases of operations for specialized liquid manufacturing, and implementation and management of start-up operations for newly
acquired line of liquid products. Mr. Paci began his career as a pharmacist for various health care providers. Mr. Paci holds
a BS in Pharmacy from the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science and is a register pharmacist in Pennsylvania.
Kirk E. Yurchak, Ph.D.
Co-founder, Vice President of Information Systems and Chief Information Officer. Dr. Yurchak contributes an extensive
background of computer technology and research and development skills to the corporation. Prior to joining the company, Dr.
Yurchak served as an independent systems consultant, specializing in the customized design and development of software systems,
including client/server databases, Windows, networking, and knowledge-based systems. As a senior systems consultant to Almedica
Technology Group, Inc., a software vendor specializing in pharmaceutical clinical trial software applications, he designed,
developed and deployed inventory and distribution systems that currently run overseas. He served as a consultant to Rx Returns,
Inc. and developed the company’s primary software system used to automate the laborious process of returning expired
pharmaceuticals. During his experience with Rx Returns, Dr. Yurchak was also systems consultant to Origination Alternatives,
Inc. (OAI). Responsibilities there included the design and implementation of new software systems pertaining to the mortgage
banking industry, along with the management of a development staff. Prior to this, Dr. Yurchak served as a research assistant
at Lehigh University and was key in the development of MIDAS (Merck Intelligent Digital Archive System), which was developed
for Merck & Co., Inc. Dr. Yurchak holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Lehigh University.
Executive Vice President.
Mr. Harze brings with him more than 30 years of leadership experience during his tenure at Merck & Co., Inc. Most recently,
he served as Senior Manager of Distribution Services where he was responsible for developing and implementing various productivity
and quality improvements for domestic and international vaccine distribution of $1B. He was also responsible for productivity,
security and compliance support of pharmaceutical facility and cold chain operations. Mr. Harze was instrumental in the development
of the first ever web-based worldwide cold chain management computer system and responsible for two new state-of-the-art pharmaceutical
distribution centers’ security, environmental compliance and controlled room temperature validation. As Branch Manager
of the Somerset, NJ, distribution center, he was responsible for facility operations, distribution, credit, and customer service.
There, Mr. Harze was responsible for the installation of a pick-to-light system and A-frame automation technology which improved
throughput by over 200% and reduced manpower requirements by 90% respectively. Prior to Merck, he served in the United States
Army with the rank of Captain. Mr. Harze holds a BS in Agronomy from Pennsylvania State University.