MBA, RPh ret.Robert E. (Bob) Graul
Bob Graul is a consultant providing Business Development Services for First Financial Bank’s Professional Services Division and has Graul Consulting – Small Business Consulting. Mr. Graul hosts Pharmacy Insiders on the Pharmacy Podcast Network.
Mr. Graul was Managing Director for the Professional Services Division of First Financial Bank which closed $50M in SBA loans annually. As National Vice President – RxOwnership for McKesson Corp from 2010 to 2015 Mr. Graul developed and launched RxOwnership and built it into a $1 billion program. Mr. Graul was President and CEO of Rancho Santa Fe Health Mart Pharmacy from 1985 to 2008 guiding it from $700K to $6M annually.
He also served as CFO for OBJ, Inc. Graul was a consultant for retail pharmacies and McKesson Corp with responsibility for the RxOwnership program from 2008 to 2010. Additionally, he has served on several Boards and held voluntary consulting positions within the pharmaceutical industry. He has broad experience in the banking, retail drug, ownership transfer and managed care industries. Graul received the Outstanding Alumni Award from National University in 1997. He was named Pharmacist of the Year in 2005 by the San Diego County Pharmacist Association.
Graul was awarded the Innovative Pharmacist of the year in February 2007 by the California Pharmacists Association. He was appointed to the California State Board of Pharmacy by Governor Schwarzenegger in February of 2007 and served for one term on the Board.