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Leadership

Brian Berg - Chairman of the Board

Mr. Berg has over 30 years of experience in the Healthcare Industry encompassing Specialty Pharmacy, Healthcare IT, Billing/Collecting, and PBM operations. Brian has built numerous successful businesses in the healthcare space. His strategic vision and leadership drives GPS's business..

Robert Timmermann - President

Mr. Timmermann has over 20 years of experience working in the healthcare arena encompassing Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Specialty Pharmacy Distribution, Healthcare Billing/Collecting, Medicare Consulting and Healthcare Information Technology.  Prior to Global Pharmaceutical Solutions, Bob was Founder and Executive Vice President of First Financial Healthcare, Bio Partners in Care and Partners in Care pharmacies where he was responsible for all aspects of sales, operations, managed care, and reimbursement for the Western half of the country. Bob was instrumental in the sale of both Bio Partners in Care and Partners in Care pharmacy to Accredo Healthcare and Priority Healthcare. Bob is currently President of Global Pharmaceutical Solutions overseeing all aspects of the development and implementation of the business.

Erin Costell - Founding Partner

Erin Costell is a recognized expert in providing Medicare Part D consulting services to corporate plan sponsors, governmental agencies, Taft Hartley Trusts, Medicare prescription drug plans (PDP’s) and Medicare Advantage prescription drug plans (MA-PD’s). Erin has supported Medicare Retiree Drug Subsidy (RDS) programs, “800 Series” and direct contract Employer Group Waiver Plans (EGWP), commercial PDP’s and wrap products under a variety of funding arrangements. Erin has participated in CMS sponsored training programs and focus groups related to PDP/MA-PD, EGWP, and RDS administration and compliance. Erin has fourteen years of experience in healthcare benefits consulting and administration. This experience includes auditing the largest Medicare claims administrators and plan sponsors for operational and program compliance. Erin functioned as the systems analyst and led the development of GPS’ EGWP enrollment system. Currently, Erin is responsible for all operations at GPS.

Bill Simek - Vice President of Marketing

Bill has served in various marketing management and planning positions for over 30 years at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida and the AvMed Health Plan. He has significant Medicare expertise and experience with Medicare Supplement, Medicare Part D, and Medicare Advantage product development and marketing. Bill's responsibilities include leadership for all facets of marketing involving marketing and communication strategy planning, market research, advertising, sales and account management for GPS. In his current role, Simek provides marketing support in addressing new and existing markets.