Dear Council Members,
Please join with me in welcoming new Member Walgreens!
Regional Healthcare Director Steve Pashko has joined with us as we work to create a culture of health in Massachusetts. This requires dialogue and cooperation among all of us— Walgreens is now a Council member and we are certain they—and you!—will benefit from joining together. Please see a short bio below and again, join with me in welcoming Steve.
Steve Pashko, R.Ph.
Steve Pashko is a Regional Healthcare Director for Walgreen Co., the nationwide drugstore chain headquartered in Deerfield, IL. He is responsible for leading Walgreens healthcare initiatives for 330 locations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, Vermont and Upstate New York Region.
Steve Pashko joined Walgreens in 1979. During his tenure, he has held various leadership positions, ascending from pharmacy intern to pharmacy manager in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. He was promoted to pharmacy supervisor in 1996 in Boston, and was named to his current position in 2015.
Pashko earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy.
Walgreens is one of the largest drugstore chains in the U.S., with more than 8,000 stores in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
In December 2014, Walgreens completed its strategic combination with Alliance Boots to establish Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., forging the first global pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing enterprise. The combination brought together two leading companies with iconic brands, complementary geographic footprints, shared values and a heritage of trusted health care services through community pharmacy care and pharmaceutical wholesaling. Both companies have more than a century’s worth of experience in customer and patient care. Walgreens is today part of the Retail Pharmacy USA division of Walgreens Boots Alliance.
Walgreens vision is to be America’s most-loved pharmacy-led health, well-being and beauty retailer. Its purpose is to champion everyone’s right to be happy and healthy.