Ancillare Launches Digital Communications Platform

HORSHAM, Pa.— Global Clinical and Ancillary Supply Chain leader Ancillare, LP, the first organization exclusively serving the end-to-end ancillary supply chain management needs of large- and middle-market pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, as well as contract and medical research organizations, today announced the launch of its new Ancillare Digital Communications Platform (ADCP).

ADCP is an interactive communications Portal that marries Ancillare’s 16 years of rich clinical trial ancillary supply data with AI, analytics, and collaboration technology. The Platform will provide sponsors with real time predictive insights into the Clinical Trial Ancillary Supply Chain (CTASC).

This Platform, built by Ancillare’s technology team, will offer sponsors a central access point to track the flow of ancillary supplies in their clinical trials. Its key capabilities will include inventory information and alerts, shipment tracking, real-time document collaboration, trend analysis and forecasting, EDI and sponsor single sign-on functionality.

The announcement follows the appointment of Ancillare’s new Vice President of Global Information Technology and Infrastructure, Deighton Liverpool. Under his guidance, Ancillare’s leadership team is executing on plans to further streamline the ancillary supply chain through innovative technologies.

“The launch of ADCP marks a critical moment in Ancillare’s history,” said Dr. Joanne Santomauro, Chief Executive Officer. “Our goal to become a technology-driven supply chain organization relies on the ability to integrate our industry-defining process with forward-thinking technologies.”

In the coming weeks, Ancillare will make the first version of ADCP available to its clients. The organization plans to expand upon the core functionalities later in 2020. For future updates regarding ADCP, please visit ancillare.com

Ancillare Appoints Vice President of Global Information Technology and Infrastructure

HORSHAM, Pa.— Global Clinical and Ancillary Supply Chain leader Ancillare, LP, the first organization exclusively serving the end-to-end ancillary supply chain management needs of large- and middle-market pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, as well as contract and medical research organizations, today announced it has appointed Deighton Liverpool to Vice President of Global Information Technology and Infrastructure.

Reporting to Dominick Vietri, President, Liverpool will be responsible for delivering mission-critical results by developing and implementing strategies related to Infrastructure, Application Development, Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, and Data Visualization for Ancillare’s industry-leading suite of Ancillary Supply Chain Management solutions.

“Deighton’s experience and knowledge will be a great asset to the organization,” said Vietri. “He has developed a rich career as an IT leader who creates strategic alliances with organizations and is recognized for his ability to build high performance teams.”

Prior to joining Ancillare, Liverpool held several high-ranking positions spanning all aspects of IT strategy and implementation, as well as staff management and development. Most recently, Liverpool was Global Head of IT for Invidi Technologies, an AT&T company. However, several of his roles gained him experience in healthcare and adjacent fields, including Chief Technology Officer at the American Association for Cancer Research, Chief Information Officer at AVCP, and Systems Engineer/Technical Project Leader at Trigon Blue Cross Blue Shield. His career has comprised a number of other business verticals, including finance, insurance, government, retail and manufacturing. As a hobby, he moonlighted as an On-Air Radio personality, hosting two music shows on WPLZ (Richmond, VA) and KYUK (Bethel, AK).

Liverpool holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from Pace University. He has also earned two graduate certificates: one in Information Technology Management from Georgia Institute of Technology, and another in Organizational Change Management from the University of Virginia. He has been a featured speaker at notable technology conferences such as the Gartner Symposium and WICT Philadelphia.

“Through his vision, leadership, and executive insight, Deighton will be instrumental in propelling Ancillare to become a technology-driven supply chain organization,” said Dr. Joanne Santomauro, Chief Executive Officer. “We are glad to welcome him aboard.”

Ancillare Appoints Vice President of Clinical and Business Operations

Horsham, Pa.— Global Clinical and Ancillary Supply Chain leader Ancillare, LP, the first organization exclusively serving the end-to-end clinical and ancillary supply chain management needs of large- and middle-market pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, as well as contract and medical research organizations, announced it has appointed Danielle Frederick to Vice President of Clinical and Business Operations.

Reporting to Dominick Vietri, President, Frederick will provide global leadership and strategic direction to enhance the organization’s clinical operations, global distribution and supply chain management initiatives. Frederick is tasked with developing, implementing and executing policies, procedures, programs and services designed to minimize risk and enable compliant business operations.

Since joining the organization in May 2018, Frederick has played an integral role in enhancing quality focus throughout the Ancillare organization.

Frederick brings extensive experience as a diverse quality professional with a strong focus on global quality management. Prior to Ancillare, Danielle served in various quality management positions at West Pharmaceutical Services and Fisher Clinical Services, specializing in quality audits, supplier quality, document control and training. Frederick holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the California Coast University and maintains multiple certifications, including the Executive Leadership Certificate from Cornell University, ASQ Certified Quality Auditor and Certified Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence.

“Danielle has been vital in strengthening our ability to deliver the best-in-class ancillary supply chain management services for our clients,” said Dr. Joanne Santomauro, Chief Executive Officer. “We’re delighted to welcome Danielle to the executive leadership team.”

Dominick Vietri Joins Ancillare as New President; Commits to Building High-Performance Organization

Horsham, Pa.— Global Clinical and Ancillary Supply Chain leader Ancillare, LP, the first organization exclusively serving the end-to-end clinical and ancillary supply chain management needs of large- and middle-market pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, as well as contract and medical research organizations, announced the appointment of Dominick Vietri as its new President.

Vietri will oversee the day-to-day operations of the global organization. Vietri will provide global leadership and strategic direction to enhance the organization’s objectives to becoming a High-Performance Organization, which will deliver excellence, drive growth, and high-performance culture to our clients.

Vietri brings over 25 years of executive management and leadership experience in operations, sales, and marketing, across small to midsize wireless telecommunication, technology, and Fortune 500 companies.

Prior to Ancillare, Vietri held numerous executive and senior leadership positions, including Executive Vice President at Medifast a subsidiary of Jason Pharmaceuticals, Vice President of Sales at OfficeMax, Regional Vice President and General Manager at Canon Business Solutions, Chief Operations Officer at Intergis, Chief Executive Officer and President at Accelacom, Area Vice President and General Manager at XO Communications Group Vice President and General Manager at AT&T Wireless Services, and earlier in his career, Vietri held various positions at XEROX Corporation.

“Vietri’s extensive executive leadership experience will strengthen our ability to deliver the best-in-class clinical and ancillary supply chain management services for our clients,” said Dr. Joanne Santomauro, Chief Executive Officer. “Vietri will be an integral part in moving our organization’s mission and vision forward.”

Vietri succeeds Jonathan Santomauro, who has moved to Chief Strategy Officer for the organization.

Ancillare Sponsors YMWIC Summer Education Opportunity for Disadvantaged Youth

HORSHAM, Pa.— Global Clinical and Ancillary Supply Chain leader Ancillare, LP, the first organization exclusively serving the end-to-end clinical and ancillary supply chain management needs of large- and middle-market pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, as well as contract and medical research organizations, today announced it will sponsor a summer education program offered by the Young Men and Women in Charge (YMWIC) Foundation Inc.

The sponsorship will cover tuition expenses for two students from disadvantaged families to attend a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) summer program. Since 2007, YMWIC has served underprivileged youth in Philadelphia and surrounding communities through education and leadership programs geared toward preparation for careers in STEM fields.

“Ancillare is proud to support an organization doing such important work for youth in our community,” said Dr. Joanne Santomauro, Ancillare CEO and YMWIC board member. “The students who attend these programs are preparing to become industry innovators, not unlike those who brought Ancillare into existence.”

“We wish the very best to the families who will benefit from our sponsorship, and look forward to continuing to give back to our community,” Santomauro added.

Ancillare CEO Successfully Defends Dissertation on Global Clinical Trial Ancillary Supply Chain, Receives Doctorate of Business Administration from Temple University

HORSHAM, Pa.— Global Clinical and Ancillary Supply Chain leader Ancillare, LP, the first organization exclusively serving the end-to-end clinical and ancillary supply chain management needs of large- and middle-market pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies, as well as contract and medical research organizations, announced today its Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Joanne Santomauro, has received an Executive Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) from the Fox School of Business at Temple University.

The doctoral degree, which was conferred May 9 at the university’s Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, is the capstone to three years’ work involving academic rigor, executive mentorship, and extensive primary research. Dr. Santomauro completed her studies while continuing to oversee day-to-day operations of the global organization. The commencement ceremony was an emotional and gratifying moment for Dr. Santomauro and her family, who were also in attendance.

“I’m very proud of this accomplishment and what it means for the trajectory of our organization,” said Dr. Santomauro. “In addition to the invaluable insights gained by my research, Ancillare will benefit from an extended network of accomplished Fox peers in healthcare and supply chain management.”

“I can’t wait to see where we go from here,” added Dr. Santomauro, who intends to continue to conduct both scholarly and practitioner research geared to test new theories and produce new knowledge that will deepen the understanding of this complex supply chain.

The findings of Dr. Santomauro’s research are chronicled in her dissertation, entitled “An Exploration of the Global Clinical Trial Ancillary Supply Chain and the Drivers of Success During the Pre, In, and Post Phases.”

Dr. Santomauro also successfully defended her dissertation earlier this Spring in partial fulfillment of the requirements of the doctoral program. Scholars and executives who steered and approved Dr. Santomauro’s work include:

  • Misty Blessley, Advisory Chair, Marketing and Supply Chain Management
  • Anthony Di Benedetto, Professor, Marketing and Supply Chain Management
  • Edward Rosenthal, Professor, Marketing and Supply Chain Management
  • Lynne Andersson, Associate Professor, Human Resources Management

Dr. Santomauro also said, “I’d like to personally thank my family, my friends, and my entire team at Ancillare for supporting me as I completed my doctorate, and for your continued commitment to and belief in our mission that ultimately helps patients live longer and more productive lives.”

Dr. Santomauro intends to publish her research findings in several practitioner journals in the upcoming months.