Micaila Ruiz, PharmD
Chief Operating Officer and Chief Pharmacy Officer
Amber Pharmacy/Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions
Micaila Ruiz, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Pharmacy Officer of Amber Pharmacy and Hy-Vee Pharmacy Solutions, provides leadership and oversight for all operational functions of both companies, including the Centers of Excellence, all pharmacy locations (Omaha, Dallas, Philadelphia, Chicago, San Bernardino, Houston, Des Moines, Buffalo, Phoenix, Richmond, Jackson, Charleston, Portland, Atlanta) and clinical operations. In this role, Micaila oversees the development of clinical management programs for patient populations that need the exceptional, high-touch care that specialty pharmacies provide. Micaila previously worked at Hy-Vee, Inc., starting as a pharmacy manager in 2011; she was quickly promoted to pharmacy supervisor in 2014. In 2016, she was promoted to Assistant Vice-President, Hy-Vee and was recently promoted in January 2020 to Group Vice President, Hy-Vee. Before her career with Hy-Vee, Micaila was a regional supervisor for an independent Midwest retail chain pharmacy. Micaila received her doctorate of pharmacy degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in public health with a focus on health law and ethics from Creighton University.