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Learn about the host
Jason Callori is a senior advisor, Marketing Operations, and host of the Cardinal Health™ Counter Talk™ Podcast. Jason has worked at Cardinal Health since 2014 and has used his passion to connect with pharmacists for the annual Cardinal Health Retail Business Conference. He started his career back in 1999 with Kinray Inc., a pharmaceutical wholesaler in the state of New York. He was hired to create the company’s first website which blossomed into a 22-year career in marketing to independent pharmacists. While working at Kinray, he learned about challenges the pharmacists, the patients, and how important independent pharmacies are to healthcare. Jason’s passion for the independent pharmacy filters into everything he does.
Episode 12 – Pathways to a Pharmacy Franchise – Part 2
In the second of a two-part episode, host Jason Callori talks with JJ Bernabei, Owner of Tri-State Medical Group, about his experiences as a pharmacy owner and his pathway to joining the Medicine Shoppe Franchise.
Learn about the guests
JJ Bernabei is a graduate of the WVU School of Pharmacy and currently resides in Weirton, West Virginia with his lovely wife Sue. Together they are the original owners of Tri-State Medical Group since 1996. JJ has received numerous honors and awards during his pharmacy career including being name Medicine Shoppe Franchisee of the year in 2019. He is a member of the Board of Trustees for the Weirton Medical Center, a Member of the Leadership Council for the WVU School of Pharmacy and a Member of the West Virginia Medicaid P&T State Committee for the West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services. In his free time, JJ enjoys outdoor activities including running, mountain biking, basketball and golf.