Leaders in Patient Access to Care
President & CEO
Mark Bouck has served as the President and CEO of TrialCard since 2013. Under Mark’s leadership, TrialCard has diversified its suite of offerings by expanding into the Hub services space, growing its customer experience center to support full-service healthcare interactions from patient support to tele-detailing and tele-promotion.
Prior to assuming his current position, Mark served as TrialCard’s Executive Vice President of Business Development, responsible for identifying new opportunities and positioning the organization for growth into new verticals. Mark has also held roles as the Chief Operating Officer of The Goyak Group and Divisional and Regional Vice President with TEK Systems throughout a successful business career spanning over 20 years.
Mark holds a B.S. in business management and administration from the University of Mary Washington. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Jennifer, and their three children and has been a youth baseball, basketball, and soccer coach for over 10 years.
Chief Financial Officer
Karen Russell is a global finance professional with more than 25 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. She is a strong leader and influential communicator who empowers team members, drives performance, and delivers results. Prior to joining TrialCard in July 2019, Karen served as Chief Financial Officer for Evidera, a business unit within Pharmaceutical Product Development (PPD), a leading global contract research organization (CRO). She also enjoyed a long and distinguished career at GSK, where her last role was VP, Finance for the Respiratory Business Unit, US Pharma.
Karen holds a Bachelor of Science in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology, where she starred on the Yellow Jackets basketball team. She is a member of the Georgia Tech Basketball Hall of Fame and was named an Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Legend in 2009.
Chief Compliance Officer
Michele Atchison is TrialCard’s Chief Compliance Officer and General Counsel, and serves as corporate secretary to the Board of Directors. Joining the company in April 2015, Michele brings over 20 years of legal experience in the healthcare and life sciences industries. In her role as CCO/GC, she is responsible for overseeing TrialCard’s legal affairs, including corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, employment law, healthcare regulatory matters, and corporate and regulatory compliance.
Prior to joining TrialCard, Michele served as Director of Compliance with LipoScience, Senior Corporate Counsel and North American Privacy Officer for Quintiles, and Senior Corporate Counsel and Privacy Officer with Allscripts. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for US Laws and holds undergraduate degrees in business management and history from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a law degree from the University of Memphis.
Outside of work, when she is not attending one of her children’s various activities, she can usually be found running or on the tennis court.
Chief Information Officer
Stan Kurpiel joined TrialCard in April 2013 and is responsible for all aspects of TrialCard’s technical landscape, including IT and Operations (Product Solutions Group, Reporting and Analytics, Service Operations, Business Service Center, Implementation, and Ongoing Support).
Stan has demonstrated a career-long commitment to nurturing talent and strives to build teams that work seamlessly with the business. He brings over 25 years of experience in leading diverse, global IT teams along with wide business acumen across various industries. Included in his experience are many successful implementations of Global ERP solutions along with deep experience in M&As in relation to IT and Business Integration.
Prior to joining TrialCard, Stan was Vice President/CIO for Pergo LLC for 14 years and also held a number of Senior IT executive-level positions within the IT consulting, Manufacturing, and Medical Distribution industries.
Stan holds a B.S. in business administration with a concentration in business computers from Clarion University in Pennsylvania.
When not building teams and systems, Stan extends his expertise to projects outside the office. This includes working on many projects on his 7-acre mini farm in Wake Forest and at his home on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
Chief Commercial Officer
Joe Abdalla leads the commercial business for TrialCard. Joe possesses a vast experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, where he has held a variety of sales, marketing and executive leadership positions with a concentrated focus on commercial, P&L management, M&A activities, and overall general management. During his distinguished career, Joe has held executive management roles with United BioSourceCorporation (UBC), HealthStarCommunications, and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).
A registered pharmacist and member of the UNC School of Pharmacy Board of Visitors, Joe holds a B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MBA from Campbell University. In his free moments, Joe enjoys spending time with his wife, Sonya, and their three sons.
Chief Sales Officer
Mark Droke is responsible for overseeing sales, marketing, and business development activities to further drive TrialCard’s solutions in the patient affordability, market access, and Healthcare Professional Engagement spaces.
Mark has a strong background in leading successful pharmaceutical sales organizations. Prior to joining TrialCard in December 2015, he held various senior leadership roles of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, and training with Valeant Pharmaceuticals, Salix Pharmaceuticals, and Johnson & Johnson. Mark’s personal pharmaceutical industry experience drives his insight into the needs of TrialCard clients and the value of TrialCard solutions.
Mark holds a BS in General Studies from East Tennessee State University. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Emily, and their two children. Mark can also be found on the golf course and coaching youth baseball.
Chief Strategy Officer
Scott Dulitz is responsible for leading a team of Subject Matter Experts focused on innovation and product development as well as developing and executing the strategy around TrialCard’s service offerings. Scott partners with an internal cross-functional team of IT, operations, client services, and marketing personnel to develop best-in-class patient support programs for TrialCard’s biopharmaceutical clients.
Before joining TrialCard in 2015, Scott worked for TaihoOncology as Director of Market Access Programs and Professional Relations. There, he led the strategic design and implementation of a limited specialty pharmacy network and patient support program for an oral oncology product. Scott has also held senior leadership positions in operations, product development, IT, and business development with United BioSourceCorporation (UBC), an Express Scripts company, and AccessMED, a McKesson Specialty and U.S. Oncology company. While at UBC and AccessMEDScott developed and managed several innovative, highly visible patient support programs for specialty drugs spanning a variety of therapeutic areas to include oncology / hematology, rheumatology, gastroenterology, immunology, nephrology, neurology, pulmonology, endocrinology, transplant, radiopharmaceuticals, and mental health.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from Iowa State University and an MBA with an emphasis in finance from the University of Kansas. He enjoys spending his leisure time with his wife, Lisa, and their two kids.
Senior Vice President, Product Management
As the leader of Product Management at TrialCard, Tim is responsible for ensuring corporate strategy is manifested in the company’s product and solutions portfolio. Tim’s team actively monitors evolving market trends and provides executive leadership with recommendations to effectively align TrialCard’s solution offerings with customer objectives.
Since joining TrialCard in 2010, Tim has held executive leadership positions in both sales and client services, experiences that are invaluable in his current role. Prior to joining TrialCard, he spent nearly 20 years in the business intelligence, data analytics, and data management industry. Tim held senior business development positions at leading technology companies like Informatica and SAS.
Tim joined TrialCard in August of 2010 after spending nearly 20 years in the business intelligence, data analytics, and data management industry. He held senior business development positions at leading technology companies including Informatica and SAS.
Tim is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He and his wife, Kendall, live in Cary with their two daughters. In his spare time, Tim enjoys trail running and mountain biking.
Chief Culture & Talent Acquisition Officer
Joe Stallings joined TrialCard in May 2018 as Senior Vice President of Professional Development and Talent Acquisition. In July 2019, he was promoted to Chief Culture and Talent Acquisition Officer. With over 25 years of experience in the Human Capital Management field, Joe brings the high level of expertise and energy necessary to meet the demands of a growing organization.
Prior to joining Trialcard, Joe held executive-level roles throughout his 15-year career in staff augmentation and organization development for one of the largest privately held staffing companies in the country. He developed leadership and core function training programs that supported exponential growth. Joe also served as COO of an IT solutions company for 12 years where he established a staffing division that supported internal and external clients.
Joe holds a B.A. in Mathematics and Computer Science from Washington College in Chestertown, MD. He and his wife Kathryn reside in North Raleigh, and are the proud parents of a son and a daughter.
Vice President, Human Resources
Aimee currently serves as the Vice President of Human Resources at TrialCard. Aimee joined TrialCard in 2008 as the company’s first HR Generalist when she took on the responsibility of creating the role and function of the HR department. Since then, Aimee’s team has been instrumental in supporting the growth of the company from 70 to 750 employees who work across seven corporate locations. Aimee’s list of accomplishments includes developing a company-wide employee review process, creating a new incentive program, implementing the company’s first HRIS system, and supporting the company through its first acquisition.
Aimee treats TrialCard’s employees as her own customers and keeps them in mind with every decision that’s made. It’s important to her to always balance the needs of the company with the needs of the employees.
Prior to joining TrialCard, Aimee served as HR Assistant and HR Generalist during her nine years at Charles and Colvard, Ltd.
Aimee has a degree in industrial relations from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification. Together, Aimee and her family are active supporters of local animal rescue foundations. In her spare time, she is an avid runner, having completed four marathons and over 20 half-marathons.
Senior Vice President, Clinical Trial Operations
Tom serves as Senior Vice President of Clinical Trial Operations at TrialCard. He has over 25 years of pharmaceutical experience in sales, sales management, marketing, licensing and acquisitions, clinical development and corporate leadership. Tom joined TrialCard in January 2019 and has spearheaded the growth in TrialCard’s clinical trial services, a growing segment of the business focused on the early part of the patient journey that leads to TrialCard’s commercial offerings.
Tom is a member on the Farm Bureau Insurance Board of Directors and serves as a strategic advisor to multiple successful start-up pharmaceutical companies.
Tom earned a BA in business management from the University of South Carolina.