President of Atkinson’s Pharmacy
Robert “Rob” Allen is the chief executive officer and has been with the corporation since 1981. Rob is responsible for shepherding the clinical and operational staff that makes up our company. He is part of the second generation ownership team and has over 30 years experience in all aspects of pharmacy operations and management. Rob remains committed to honoring the service philosophies that his father started over 50 years ago.
Raymond Morris Jr.
Director of Pharmacy Services
Raymond “Ray” Morris Jr. is our clinical head and has been with us since 2003. Ray is responsible for all clinical operations of the pharmacy. He works closely with our clients to make sure that our pharmacy services are in line with their expectations while maintaining all state and federal Guidelines. Ray has 13 years of experience in the Long Term Care industry. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, having served as a Navy Lieutenant specializing in Pharmacology.
Director of D.M.E. Medical Supplies
Kevin Davis has over 30 years’ experience in D.M.E. sales and service. Kevin enjoys working with patients and meeting their home medical equipment needs. Being part of the ownership team brings with it a great sense of responsibility, making sure our customers are treated with the care and respect they deserve. Kevin can help with questions concerning insurance coverage, billing issues, equipment usage and functions.
Diane Strella, RN, RRT, AL-CT
Diane has come to us with over 40 years of experience in the medical world and coordinates our med tech and IV certification courses. Her work history includes hospitals, doctor’s offices, SNF’s and ALF’s. She has held various positions as a floor nurse, nursing director, and administrator at different local communities. With these experiences, she brings the perspective of knowing the many challenges facilities may be faced with and how better to assist and guide them in their pharmacy training and audits to be survey ready at all times.
Corporate Accounts Manager
Kimberly “Kim” Deal, a part of the ownership team, has been employed by Atkinson’s since 1972. Her expertise is in areas of finance and accounting. Kim has a keen eye for detail and audits all the charges that are ongoing at all facilities. She works directly with each facility daily to ensure accurate billing and accounts payable. Kim is also our corporate HIPPA Compliance Officer.
Private Accounts Manager
Laura Cox has been a staff member since 1995 and is our expert in dealing with Medicare D plans, formularies, prior authorizations and other insurance billing issues. She works closely with the family members that are paying their loved one’s pharmacy bills. She is friendly, compassionate and efficient in dealing with all the issues that come with billing third parties for resident’s medication. Laura also works closely with facility staff members to take a proactive approach to the billing process.
Data Entry Technician Supervisor
Shay Hansel is our data entry technician supervisor. She was born and raised in Mobile AL. and graduated Salutatorian from Solid Rock Christian School. Shay moved to Fleming Island FL in 2001 to support her husband’s Navy career. She has been married for 18 years and has three beautiful children that keep her on her toes! She loves the beach, boating and great music. She likes fishing if she doesn’t have to bait the hook or remove the catch! Shay has worked in the Long Term Care pharmacy setting for more than twenty years and has been with Atkinson’s pharmacy for twelve years. She has experience with several different electronic medical record keeping programs, billing insurance claims and has a passion for problem solving. She is very dedicated to her job and making sure the data entry department has all the tools needed to ensure our customers are well taken care of. Shay is a great asset to our pharmacy team!
Sales and Marketing
Cameron Davis is one of the newest members to the Atkinson’s team and is responsible for being the liaison between the pharmacy and the community. Cameron works closely with the private and corporate accounts to ensure the services they receive are nothing but the best. Often times Cameron can be seen at senior events, promoting the various programs that Atkinson’s has to offer.