Gaurang J. Gandhi, PharmD, MHA, CSP, is president of Specialty Pharmacy Certification Board (SPC), an industry veteran, and a founder of SPCB and National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). He has served in senior leadership roles for top Fortune managed care and pharmacy benefit management organizations. He led the Accredo Healthcare Group as the chief pharmacy officer. He has more than 15 years of specialty pharmacy experience in variety of settings, such as Premier, the leading group purchasing organization, and in the payer arena for Fortune 200 companies, such as Centene and WellCare Health Pans. He has written commentaries and spoken on specialty pharmacy topics such as specialty pharmacy growth strategies, market access, and risk evaluation and mitigation strategy. He is a graduate of College of Pharmacy, University of Arkansas, and has a health care administration degree from the State University of New York. He has been a strong advocate for the managed care and specialty pharmacy practice in number of government affairs initiatives of NASP, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, and regional pharmacy societies in Delaware, Florida, and New York.