Tim Affeldt

Vice President of Specialty and Infusion Operations

Minneapolis, MN


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Pharmacy management professional with an extensive career. Expertise in managing operational excellence, building long-term relationships and rapport with customers, staff and stakeholders. Proficient in team building, multi-unit management, and the training, coaching and development of pharmacy leaders. An excellent communicator and proven track record of direction and management in a fast-paced environment. Currently Vice President, Specialty/Infusion Operations at Fairview Pharmacy Services, and dedicated volunteer to improving the lives of all those affected by diabetes as a member of the Minnesota American Diabetes Association Community Leadership Board. Previously District Pharmacy Supervisor at Walgreens and Pharmacy Manager at Walgreens. Tim is a sought after speaker to industry, most recently at AMCP and NHIA events and is a trusted consultant to pharma. Specialties: people leadership, strategic leadership, pharmacy operations, team building, customer service, profit maximization, recruiting, inventory management, MTM programs, Diabetes advocacy and programs, program management, regulations and protocols, pharmacy acquisitions, 340b programs, specialty pharmacy, staff training and development, community involvement, home infusion and ambulatory infusion.

Work experience

Sep 2020 - Present

Board Member

Treasurer - 2020 - current

Jun 2019 - Present

Vice President, Specialty/Infusion Pharmacy Operations

May 2017 - Present

Member Board Of Directors

Vice Chair - 2019 - Present

Jan 2013 - Dec 2020

Minnesota ADA Community Leadership Board Member

Chair - 2018/2019

May 2017 - Sep 2020

Board Member

Secretary/Treasurer 2018 - 2020

Jun 2013 - Jun 2019


MinnDakotas Chapter Board Member


Sep 2013 - May 2019

Fairview Health Services

Director, Specialty/Infusion Operations at Fairview Pharmacy Services

Provide overall strategic direction and leadership for Specialty, Mail Order, Infusion Center, Home Infusion, Clinic, Discharge and Compounding. Responsible for budgeting and effective financial management of $600 million in revenue. Responsible for management of operations including cost-effective service delivery, consistently meeting customer expectations related to service, clinical effectiveness and patient safety. Responsible for human resources management, regulatory compliance, program implementation, purchase of capital equipment and supplies. Provide outpatient pharmacy consulting services for external health systems.


Jan 2013 - Sep 2013


Pharmacy Manager

Feb 2003 - Dec 2012

Walgreens Pharmacy

District Pharmacy Supervisor


Jul 1997 - Feb 2003


Pharmacy Manager


1992 - 1996

PharmD, Pharmacy

1992 - 1996

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Pharmacy

1989 - 1992

University of St. Thomas

None, Liberal Arts and Pre-Pharmacy studies

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