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Thomas E. Menighan is the Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Pharmacists Association. He is also the current partner in Pharmacy Associates, Inc., a multistate specialty pharmacy that today serves patients in much of the United States. The International Pharmaceutical Federation recently elected Menighan to its board as a FIP Bureau Vice President. Previously, Menighan founded SynTegra Solutions, Inc., SymRx, Inc., and a Medicine Shoppe in Huntington, West Virginia. Throughout his career, Menighan has served volunteer roles within the profession of pharmacy, including president of APhA from 2001 to 2002 and a member of the APhA Board of Trustees between 1995 and 2003. He was a senior staff member of APhA from 1987 to 1992. While on staff as senior director of external affairs, he managed state affairs, public relations, new business development, and practice management issues. He received his BSPharm in 1974 from West Virginia University School of Pharmacy and an MBA from Averett College. He has been awarded an honorary ScD degree from West Virginia University and the University of Charleston.