At PANTHERx Rare Pharmacy, our executive team combines years of unique industry experiences to provide excellent partnerships, deliver exceptional care, cultivate extraordinary culture, and set new standards for rare disease pharmacy.

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Robert Snyder Pharm.D., MBA, CSP

Robert Snyder Pharm.D., MBA, CSP

President

Dr. Robert Snyder received both his Doctor of Pharmacy degree and his Master of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. At PANTHERx Rare, Dr. Snyder currently serves as the company’s President, where he is responsible for maintaining PANTHERx’s sustainable growth and strategic focus, while overseeing all aspects of the business.

Dr. Snyder has experience in specialty pharmacy with a variety of disease states including, Movement Disorders, Cystic Fibrosis, Hepatitis C, Oral Oncology, Nephrology, Enzyme Replacement Therapies, and various other Rare Diseases. Since the launch of PANTHERx in 2011, Dr. Snyder has helped lead the organization through many periods of growth. He has been responsible for a variety of clinical, operational, business development, and Six Sigma projects that continue to provide value to the organization. His unique background and breadth of experience with strategic partners will continue to secure the future of PANTHERx.

Richard J. Faris, Ph.D., R.Ph.

Richard J. Faris, Ph.D., R.Ph.

Senior Vice President, Head of Pharmacy

Richard Faris joined PANTHERx Rare as Senior Vice President and Head of Pharmacy, responsible for pharmacy operations, clinical and patient engagement services, implementation, innovation, and quality.

Prior to joining PANTHERx, Dr. Faris was VP for Clinical Strategy and Services with DaVitaRx. He previously served as Accredo’s Vice President for Clinical Services and Health Outcomes Solutions, and Medco’s/ESI’s National Practice Leader for Rare and Specialty Therapeutics. Dr. Faris served on the executive committees for DaVita Rx and Accredo. He has held leadership positions in health systems, industry, and academia.

Dr. Faris received his Pharmacy degree from the University of Mississippi. He then completed a two-year Masters/residency program with the University of Minnesota and received his Ph.D. from the University of Florida. Dr. Faris has numerous national and international publications, chapters, abstracts, posters, and invited presentations. He recently served as a Board Member for the Pharmacy Quality Alliance.

Timothy Davis Pharm.D.

Timothy Davis Pharm.D.

Special Projects Advisor

Dr. Timothy Davis has been building and expanding patient focused pharmacy practices for almost two decades. His experience includes the construction of clean rooms, compounding laboratories, community pharmacies, pharmacy management software, and adherence technology.

Dr. Davis received his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy following a Bachelor’s of Science in Neuroscience from the same University. Upon graduation, he launched and operated a small regional chain of independent pharmacies with a focus on emerging practice trends including immunizations, 340B compliance, and automation innovation. Dr. Davis exited the retail pharmacy community to target his efforts on enabling the culture of PANTHERx to develop with the patient at the center of every business and clinical decision opportunity.

Dr. Davis has been featured in numerous industry publications and cover stories concerning his patient focused use of technology, including Pharmacy Times, Pharmacy Today, America’s Pharmacist, and Drug Topics.

Tim Kelly

Tim Kelly

Controller

Tim Kelly joined PANTHERx in November 2017, bringing over 20 years of Finance and Accounting experience, having worked for a Big 4 Accounting firm, publicly traded companies, and a top 25 US based staffing firm. In his previous roles, he has been responsible for consolidating and relocating shared service operations, leading companies through numerous acquisition and integrations, and guiding companies through private equity transactions.

In his role at PANTHERx, Tim is responsible for all financial functions of the company. He recently lead the company’s ERP conversion from QuickBooks to NetSuite. He is skilled in accounting, budgeting, consolidations, negotiating banking relationships, building financial departments, and system implementations.

Tim is a proud life-long resident of Pittsburgh. He graduated from Duquesne University, where he obtained his B.A in Accounting.