Burt Zweigenhaft

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Burt Zweigenhaft is a member of the board of directors of Swim Across America with extensive experience in a broad spectrum of bio-pharmaceutical services and health care channels - Wholsale, Retail, Chain, Mail, PBM, Specialty, Infusion, Oncology, Disease Management, Managed Care, Medicare, Medicaid and Genomic Molecular Theragnostic Diagnostics. Today, he is the CEO of OncoMed, The Oncology Pharmacy. Prior to the inception of OncoMed, Zweigenhaft functioned as the Managing Partner of BioPharma Partners, LLC. He previously served as Senior Vice President of Managed Care, Government Programs and Business Development Strategies for Priority Healthcare Corporation. During his tenure at Priority Healthcare, managed care and government programs enrollment grew to over 175 contracts covering 145 million lives and servicing 125,000 physicians specialists managing on average 85,000 patients monthly. Prior to joining Priority Healthcare in 2002, he spent several years serving as a lead specialty pharmacy consultant. He also served as President and CEO of American Prescription Providers, the nation's largest specialty pharmacy disease management company focused on HIV/AIDS and organ transplantation acquired by ChroniMed in 2000. He has also held the senior management position of Vice President of Managed Care for CVS PharmaCare and was a co-founder and President of MediRx America. Zweigenhaft is a member of the AMCP and ASCO. He also serves on the Editorials Boards of the Oncology Pharmacist, the Oncology Nurse, Multidisciplinary Oncology and the Value Based Managed Care Pharmaceutical Care publications.

He is responsible for corporate fundraising at Swim Across America.

He holds a BS degree in Management and Economics from the University of Buffalo, where he also serves on the Dean's Advisory Committee and is active with their School of Pharmacy.

Swim Across America Board Directors

Members include Kerry Anderson, Robert Coakley, Bill Hicks, Scot Mackie, Brenda Nagle, Gerry Oakes, Jack Salerno, Kevin Shine, Richard Tompkins, Evan Vosburgh, Matt Vossler and Burt Zweigenhaft.

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