Board of Directors
Rowan Mahon, PharmD, MPH, MHI, RPh
Dr. Mahon previously served as the volunteer Managing Director of RoundtableRx. As co-founder, Dr. Mahon volunteers her time as a board member and leader of the organization's legislative advocacy.
Marsha Millonig, BPharm, RPh, MBA
Marsha K. Millonig, BPharm, MBA is Founder and owner of Catalyst Enterprises, LLC, a health care consulting practice dedicated to creating change by helping clients achieve strategies for improved health outcomes.
Norrie Thomas, PhD, MS, RPh
Dr. Norrie Thomas, PhD, MS, RPh (Pharmacy Emeritus), is a former Adjunct Professor at the College of Pharmacy and Senior Fellow at the Center for Leading Healthcare Change at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Thomas has also served as the Executive Vice President at ActiveRadar.
Sarah Derr, PharmD, RPh
Dr. Sarah Derr currently serves as the Board Chair for RoundtableRx. Dr. Derr brings her extensive experience in leadership to her role. Dr. Derr previously served as the Executive Director at the Minnesota Pharmacists Association. She has also served as the Director of Medication Management at an innovative and quality improvement organization, the Iowa Healthcare Collaborative.
Mary MacCarthy, MBA
Mary is a marketing and healthcare leader launching startups as Sr. Program Manager in the University of Minnesota's Venture Center. She also served as the original Board Chair for RoundtableRx until 2022.
Tanner Fuchs, MBA
Tanner Fuchs is a Senior Manager in Business Development and Strategy at Medtronic and was a member of the student team responsible for founding RoundtableRx. Tanner brings his experience in leadership and finance with him in his leadership role as one of RoundtableRx's longest-standing Board members.
Lynda Welage, PharmD, FCCP
Dr. Dean Welage is currently the Dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Dean Welage is a nationally known expert on critical care and drug absorption.
At the University of Minnesota, Andrew negotiates licenses that create start-up companies with products and services utilizing University patents, trademarks, copyrights, and technical expertise. Currently, Andrew serves on RoundtableRx's Board as the Secretary.
Stephen T. Parente, PhD, MPH, MS
Stephen T. Parente, Ph.D., MPH, MS is a Professor in the Department of Finance and the Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair of Health Finance in Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and Associate Dean of the Global Institute.
Bruce Schmaltz, CPA
Bruce is an experienced chief financial officer with work and volunteer experience in the nonprofit sector. He currently serves as Vice Chair and Treasurer for RoundtableRx.
Luqman Lawal, MD, MPH, MBA
A physician, public health professional, and a global health expert. He earned his medical degree from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, a master's degree in public health from the University of Minnesota School of Public Health, and a master's degree in business administration at MIT Sloan School of Management. He has worked to advance healthcare for the most vulnerable population in over seventy low and middle-income countries
Kristin Taylor, CPA Inactive, MBA
Kristin is the CFO of Light Line Medical, Inc with prior experience in the pharmacy benefit manager system and holds an MBA and a BSB Accounting, both from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Kristin brings her ample experience in finance & leadership to the RoundtableRx Board of Directors.
Rashmi Kandwal, PhD, MBA
Dr. Rashmi Kandwal serves as the Executive Director at HealthcareMN, an organization committed to advancing healthcare innovation in Minnesota. In this role, Dr. Kandwal leads initiatives to cultivate a collaborative community, establish valuable connections, and provide education to healthcare innovators within the region. Throughout her diverse career, Dr. Kandwal has adeptly worn various hats, demonstrating expertise in consulting, project management, academia, and market research. In her most recent position, Dr. Kandwal served as a consultant at The Innova Group, developing marketing strategies for healthcare systems.