Elizabeth "Busy" Burr
Rite Aid Chief Executive Officer - Interim
Elizabeth “Busy” Burr joined the Rite Aid Board of Directors in 2019. As Rite Aid’s interim CEO, she shares her extensive healthcare and retail expertise to drive innovation, business strategy and brand management with the leadership teams at Rite Aid, Elixir, Bartell Drugs, Health Dialog and Thrifty.
Burr was most recently the former President and Chief Commercial Officer at Carrot Inc., a digital healthcare company with solutions that combine behavioral science, clinical expertise, and proprietary technology, from 2019 through 2021. Prior to that, she served as Chief Innovation Officer and Vice President of Healthcare Trend and Innovation at Humana from 2015 to 2018, where she led the design, build and adoption of new product platforms in digital health, provider experience, and telemedicine. Additionally, she is the founder of Humana Health Ventures, Humana’s strategic venture investing practice.
Prior to her work in the healthcare industry, Burr served as Managing Director of Citi Ventures, Citigroup’s global venture group following seven years in investment banking at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse First Boston. She was also Vice President of Global Brand Management at Gap, Inc., where she aligned product, store, online, advertising, and merchandising efforts for the four Gap brands around the world.
In addition to her board role at Rite Aid, Burr is a member of the boards of directors of Mr. Cooper Group Inc., a company that provides mortgage servicing, origination, and transaction-based services; Satellite Healthcare, a nonprofit provider of kidney dialysis services; and SVB Financial Group, a company that offers commercial, investment and private banking, asset management, private wealth management, brokerage and investment services and funds management services to companies in the technology, life sciences and healthcare, private equity and venture capital, and premium wine industries.
Elixir Divisional Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
As divisional chief financial and administrative officer for Elixir, Rand Greenblatt is responsible for providing business partners with value-added financial and strategic support to drive sound business decisions. In this role, he oversees the Elixir-specific elements of Technology and Human Resources, in addition to Finance. Greenblatt is a results-oriented, transformational leader with a track record of developing high performing teams and working collaboratively with business partners to achieve strong financial performance.
Before joining Elixir, Greenblatt held financial and business leadership roles at Chubb, Independence Blue Cross, CIGNA and Deloitte & Touche, focused on growth and turnaround situations.
He graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor's degree in accounting and has earned the CPA designation.
Elixir President and Executive Vice President for Rite Aid
Chris DuPaul is a member of the executive leadership team for Rite Aid Corporation, and president for Elixir Solutions, the company’s pharmacy benefit management (PBM) business. As EVP, President, Chris leads day-to-day operations across commercial and government lines of business, as well as Elixir’s specialty pharmacy and cash card business units. Chris also leads Elixir Insurance Corporation (EIC), Elixir’s Medicare Part D business, and serves as chairman on EICs board of directors.
Prior to joining Elixir, DuPaul was the Group President at Myers Industries, a $650 million diversified global manufacturing and distribution company. He also held several leadership positions at CVS Health, including Corporate Vice President, Pharmacy Services, where he was responsible for a full portfolio of clinical products and services. DuPaul earned an MBA from Darden Graduate School of Business and his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Virginia.
Elixir and Rite Aid Chief Human Resources Officer
Jessica Kazmaier serves as Chief Human Resources Officer for Elixir and Rite Aid, leading all aspects of the human resources strategy including talent management, associate engagement, incentives and labor relations.
Kazmaier joined Rite Aid in 2001 in the associate benefits function and has held various human resources positions of increasing responsibility including vice president, total rewards and group vice president, compensation, benefits and HR corporate services. In this role she focused on total rewards strategy, enterprise-wide human resources policies, tools and compliance, and corporate headquarters talent acquisition and employee relations. Kazmaier also previously served as retirement manager at Harsco Corporation where she managed the companies 401(k) and pension plans.
She earned a dual bachelor’s degree in business administration and psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and her Certified Employee Benefits Specialist designation from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and International Foundation of Employee Benefits Plans.
Elixir Senior Vice President, Growth & Retention
Susan Thomas brings more than 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry, much of it in the pharmacy benefits segment, to Elixir. In her role, Thomas leads the Elixir sales and account management teams across all market segments.
Prior to joining Elixir in 2019, Thomas served as vice president/general manager for health plans at OptumRx, vice president of client management for FutureScripts at OptumRx, vice president of account management in the employer group division at Catamaran and vice president of client services at Catalyst Rx.
Thomas holds an MBA from the University of Virginia, Darden School of Business and is a registered nurse with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing also from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia.