Meet The Team
Altro offers complete sales and marketing coverage throughout the United States. We will assist you in developing new product launches, boosting sales on existing products, and choosing marketing strategies and future plans of action. With our strong management team's over 100+ years of combined pharmaceutical expertise, we will consult with you and your team in the development of a winning marketing strategy.
President / CEO
Sandy spent 20 years with Kinray Drug Wholesale as Vice President of Purchasing and Marketing from 1986 to 2006, turning them into a national force in both the RX and HBC market, with sales exceeding 4 billion dollars. His past experience and vast knowledge in this market offers manufacturers a unique perspective to help launch products and grow market share. In 2006 he established a company called Altro Pharmaceuticals which focused in on human use generics prescribed in Veterinary offices. Altro services 35 distributors being supplied by over 70 manufacturers. During that time period, he also formed a company called Exact-Rx which markets contracted Desi and FDA approved products under the Exact-Rx NDC labeler code. His knowledge and relationships with customers in the industry has him generating sales with wholesalers and retail chain pharmacies from the east to west coasts in the USA.
Director of Vendor Management
For over 5 years, Katie Riccardo has been the Director of Purchasing and Marketing for Altro Pharmaceuticals. She works with vendors and customers on a daily basis negotiating pricing for existing products as well as new item launches. She is also responsible for monitoring sales, maintaining pedigree compliance and keeping in constant contact to be sure that orders are expedited and handled properly. Prior to being employed by Altro Pharmaceuticals, Katie worked for Kinray, Inc., a wholesale distributor, in the Purchasing Department for 10 years. She worked closely with manufacturers to bring product into the warehouse at the best prices.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Corey received his Bachelor of Arts in Business and Economics from Ursinus College in Pennsylvania. He spent 6 years with Taro Pharmaceuticals specializing in dermatologic and pediatric product marketing. His growth with Taro made him one of the top salesman in the country. Prior to Taro he was with Tiber Laboratories where he also promoted dermatologic, pediatric, and psychiatric pharmaceuticals to physicians offices throughout the North East region. During his studies he spent time with PharmaDerm, completing a Sales and Marketing internship. With Altro, Corey focuses on new vendor integration, customer and product analysis, business development, human resources, customer relations and sales.
Director of Business Integration
Amanda joined Altro in January of 2016. Amanda received a Master’s of Business Administration with a concentration in General Management from Stony Brook University. She worked for 2 years across Long Island and in NYC in program management and development and most recently in operations management consulting. Her present role at Altro involves market analytics, customer relations, contracts, business development, new vendor integration, and internal business process improvement.
Tom joined Altro in November of 2017. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Public Health from The University of Tampa. Tom’s background includes marketing, process engineering and talent recruitment in the healthcare space. At Altro, Tom is involved in pricing, sales support, customer communications, and market analytics.