About Us

Advanced Rx Management is a Pharmaceutical Services Company headquartered in San Ramon, California with team members throughout the United States. We provide physicians with the ability to provide their patients fast and convenient access to medications directly from the their office or by mail. Our services directly impact patient convenience, care, and well-being at their personal physician’s office.  We take pride in understanding payor relationships, including the intricacies of billing, reimbursements, collections, and regulations.

Advanced Rx Management has garnered a well-earned reputation for our expertise in implementing successful Pharmaceutical Services in practices across the nation. With reimbursement rates shrinking and your medication adherence responsibilities increasing—offering your patients services at their point of care makes tremendous sense. Every practice is unique, so we offer a range of service options that allow you to offer the best program for your patients.

Partner with a company that will work with you throughout all stages of your program, including implementation, operation, and ongoing program support. Advanced Rx Management works in collaboration with you and your team to ensure a seamless and comprehensive solution for your on-site Pharmaceutical needs.

Mission Statement

Advanced Rx Management helps providers achieve superior patient care while conveying transparent guidance on pharmaceutical business opportunities.

Executive Team

Jeff-Azevedo-CEO---Clinical-Pharmacy

Jeff Azevedo
Chief Executive Officer

Jeff graduated from Cal Poly in Business/MIS which led him to a variety of managerial and leadership roles in telecommunications including work with Pacific Bell, Bellcore and PricewaterhouseCoopers. During his experience with Pacific Bell he obtained an executive MBA from Berkeley and certificates in Management, Negotiation and Leadership from Carnegie Mellon, and Pepperdine.  He has been involved with several successful startup ventures in the software, telecom and financial industries, before the launch of Advanced Rx Management.

Kati-Gainous---Physician-Dispensing

Kati Gainous
Chief Operating Officer

As a founder of Advanced Rx Management, Kati brought her extensive industry knowledge having worked in Physician Practice Management and Pharmaceuticals for over 35 years. Kati managed an occupational injury clinic where she oversaw operations of three urgent care facilities, as well as the centralized billing for the practice in their corporate office. She has been involved with several successful start up practice and medical businesses. Kati ran her own medical billing company that serviced many different specialties for 10 years. Her expertise in medical billing is the foundation that Advanced Rx Management was built upon.

John Alves
Chief Financial Officer

John is a seasoned CFO with more than 25 years of finance and operational experience leading companies through periods of rapid growth. John’s executive leadership includes experience in both public and private companies, start-ups and turn-a-round environments. John has led several mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt capital raises, initial public offerings and strategic sales. Prior to Advanced Rx Management, John was CFO for Accela Inc., where he led the company through rapid growth, significant capital raises and several strategic acquisitions. Prior to Accela, John held CFO and various senior management positions at Serena Inc. and Barra Inc.  John is a CPA and holds a BS and MBA from CSU East Bay.

Mike-Fake-CFO---Point-of-Care-Services

Mike Fake
Vice President of Finance

Mike graduated from the University of Utah with a BS in Accounting and a Master in Business Administration. He spent several years in public accounting and left his Senior Manager role at Ernst and Young to become Chief Financial Officer of Maxis Software. Subsequently, he held Senior Management positions with software development, internet based and consumer product companies. He brings to Advanced Rx Management his experience of strategic planning, decision making, financings, international relationships and steering company growth.

Brian-Farro-VP-National-Sales---Dispense-in-doctor-office

Brian Farro
Vice President of National Sales

Brian graduated from San Diego State University with a BS in Business Administration. He was involved in building a number of successful start-ups including Skills Village where he was the Executive VP of Sales. Brian helped successfully build the company to eventually be acquired by PeopleSoft.  He held a number of leadership roles with PeopleSoft and again with Oracle, one of the world’s largest technology companies.  He built several successful sales teams as a VP of Sales within Oracle, prior to coming on as the VP of National Sales of Advanced Rx Management.

Parag-Choksi---National-Pharmacy-Director

Parag Choksi
Vice President of Pharmacy Operations

Parag graduated from St. Louis University with a BA in Psychology, and proceeded to obtain a PharmD from Midwestern University. He held various leadership positions within Target Corp, including Pharmacy Business Partner (District Supervisor) for the Chicagoland Market, and oversaw operations in the San Antonio Market. Prior to being promoted to VP of Pharmacy Services at Advanced Rx, Parag successfully opened pharmacies with a Neurospine facility in Flowood, MS, and a Dermatology group in Tampa, FL.

Amy-McPartland-Director-of-Human-Resources

Amy McPartland
Vice President of Human Resources

Amy graduated from UC Berkeley with BA in Sociology and obtained her certificate in Human Resources Management from UC Berkeley Extension.  Amy has been in the Human Resources field for more than 17 years and brings extensive experience in strategic human resource planning and management, compliance, benefits and employee relations.  Amy was the Director of Human Resources for Innovative Interfaces, a library technology company and she also led HR functions for Catholic Charites, a non-profit in San Francisco.