Maintaining an ownership stake in Williamson Road Pharmacy in Roanoke, Virginia, Ashok Pinnamaraju has industry experience extending more than a decade. He previously engaged with Lexcare Pharmacy in Lexington as a pharmacist and part owner. Ashok Pinnamaraju served clients throughout the Shenandoah Valley and engaged with nursing homes each month to ensure that residents were receiving the medications they needed.

Mr. Pinnamaraju completed his master’s degree in computer science at St. Cloud State University and pursued pharmacy studies at Oregon State University. From 2005 to 2008, he was a pharmacist and pharmacy manager at Walgreens in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Starting as an intern, he focused on effectively fielding patient questions related to specific medications. He ultimately extended his activities to chain locations throughout the state, where he focused on creating efficient and customer-responsive operations.

Mr. Pinnamaraju holds membership in the American Pharmacist Association and the American Health Association. He is active with the Asian American Business Owners Association, and also attends annual events put on by Cardinal Health, Inc..