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Joe Schmidt, MBA
Joe has over 25 years’ experience in the healthcare industry, including pharmacy benefit management, managed care, retail pharmacy and healthcare provider. As a Senior Consultant, Joe guides clients through the PBM procurement process, enabling clients to maximize savings and negotiate contract rights.
Before joining Burchfield, Joe worked for nearly 20 years in pricing and financial analysis roles at Express Scripts, including his tenure as Director of Client PBM Pricing for the commercial division serving national and regional employers, county and local governments and union groups. Prior to the commercial division, Joe spent ten years providing pricing, financial analysis and pharmacy budget support to Express Scripts’ health plan clients. In addition to his experience at Express Scripts, Joe supported the finance and accounting functions at Hennepin County Medical Center and for two HMOs at United HealthCare. Joe began his career by managing pharmacy and retail accounting at Snyder’s Drug Stores, a regional chain of over 80 drugstores. Joe has a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance and a Master of Business Administration degree in health care management and finance from the University of St. Thomas in Minnesota.