APhA Foundation taps Mindy Smith as executive director

WASHINGTON — The philanthropic arm of the American Pharmacists Association has appointed a new executive director.

The APhA Foundation announced Tuesday the appointment of Mindy Smith, who will lead the foundation’s operations, research objectives and strategic direction, providing support and guidance to the board of directors and monitoring pharmacy trends. Smith currently is CEO of the Arizona Pharmacy Alliance and previously served as executive director of the Wyoming Pharmacy Association.

“The APhA Foundation is excited to welcome Mindy and have her join us,” APhA Foundation board president Dennis Helling said. “Her commitment to the advancement of the profession is evident as is her dedicated service to pharmacy and enthusiasm for her work. She has served as the leader of two pharmacy associations and is a passionate political advocate.”