President and CEO
Mr. Erhardt offers over 30 years of strategic marketing and management experience across both the consumer product and pharmaceutical arenas. Mr. Erhardt’s experience has spanned several Fortune 500 organizations including Express Scripts, Cardinal Health and U.S. Healthcare.
While at Express Scripts, Mr. Erhardt served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for the Specialty Pharmacy Benefits Management group. In this role, Dean worked with multiple Managed Care and Payer organizations developing formularies, reimbursement models and product support programs for specialty and biotech therapeutic categories.
Prior to that position, Mr. Erhardt headed Sales and Marketing for Express Scripts Specialty Distribution Services, working with over 30 pharmaceutical manufacturers in the areas of limited distribution programs, Patient Assistance Programs, Sampling, Reimbursement Support, and other product specific support programs.
Currently, Mr. Erhardt supports companies in the launching and reimbursement of pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and eHealth products across the Specialty Pharmacy, Specialty Distribution, Retail, Long-Term Care, and Hospital Markets including limited and exclusive distribution models requiring REMS. Additionally, Mr. Erhardt leads the D2 efforts in working with companies addressing Managed Care and Government payer market access issues. Mr. Erhardt has also worked on various international projects in Albania, Algeria, South Korea and Singapore.
Mr. Erhardt has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA from the Keller Graduate School of Management. Mr. Erhardt has also participated in numerous executive management training programs. Mr. Erhardt serves as a Board Trustee for STAGES St. Louis and on the Board of Directors for VirMedica Inc.