Melissa Viscovich Joins PQA as Chief Operating Officer

Alexandria, Va. (May 23, 2023) – Melissa Viscovich, CAE, IOM, has joined the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA) as Chief Operating Officer. She will lead PQA’s finance and operations to ensure the current and future success of the organization.

Focused on high-level impact, long-term strategy, culture cultivation and organizational effectiveness, Viscovich will oversee all operational and administrative functions, finance, human resources and information technology.

“We are excited to welcome Melissa to PQA,” PQA Chief Executive Officer Micah Cost, PharmD, MS, CAE, said. “Melissa brings a tremendous wealth of nonprofit knowledge and experience to our organization, and I am highly confident in her strengths and abilities as an executive leader.

“PQA has experienced tremendous growth the last five years, and her vision and strategic insights will guide PQA to new heights in the future and help us achieve greater levels of organizational excellence that benefit our staff, members and stakeholders.”

A member of PQA’s executive leadership team, Viscovich will play an integral role in strengthening PQA’s organizational capacity, best practices, systems and culture.

Prior to PQA, Viscovich served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for more than 20 years at the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO).

“I’m thrilled to join PQA and support its mission to advance the quality of medication use,” Viscovich said. “PQA is a growing organization and has many opportunities to expand and strengthen its legacy of bringing the nation’s health care leaders together to build consensus and facilitate collaboration that improves medication use quality.”

Viscovich received her bachelor’s degree from The College of William and Mary and earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential and Institute for Organization Management (IOM) designation.



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