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Wendy Barnes

Chief Executive Officer


A seasoned leader with more than 30 years of healthcare management experience, Wendy joined RxBenefits as Chief Executive Officer in 2022 after serving as the President of Express Scripts Pharmacy where she oversaw the service, operation, and financial success of the organization’s multiple pharmacies on behalf of 100 million beneficiaries. Prior to this, she held a variety of healthcare leadership roles at Rite Aid, Premier Inc. and served as a Medical Service Corps Officer stationed around the globe. Both a strategic leader and visionary, Wendy is driven by a desire to bend the healthcare cost curve to serve patients better. In RxBenefits’ new chapter, Wendy continues to fulfill the organization’s mission of delivering greater healthcare value to employee benefit consultants and plan sponsors. She’s also passionate about giving back to her community through service to Make a Wish and Wounded Warriors. She’s a distinguished graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a BS in Biochemistry and the University of Alaska at Anchorage with an MBA. Wendy resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband and two daughters.

Three things people don't know about me


Wendy is a qualified sharpshooter, which she likes to remind her children of often.


She notoriously chooses the slow line during every grocery store visit.


Wendy inexplicably attracts stray animals, and is sure to explain this to her husband when she brings them home.

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