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John R. Washburn Celebrates 40 Years of Dedication to Medical and Pharmaceutical Industries

DUTTON, Va., July 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- John R. Washburn is a distinguished biographee of Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are chosen from among a pool of the most prominent professionals and are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Drawing upon his wealth of knowledge and experience in the pharmaceutical industry, Mr. Washburn serves as the president and CEO of Washburn & Associates, a national pharmacy consulting firm that specializes in pharmacy acquisitions. Established in 2003, the firm now provides merger and acquisition services for more than 1,800 pharmacies ranging from independent stores to local, regional and national chains, specialty pharmacies and mail order businesses. Washburn & Associates currently handles yearly pharmacy valuations in excess of $4 billion, which includes valuations for 18 national banks and 27 regional banks. At the helm of the company, Mr. Washburn counts among his clients seven of the largest commercial banks in the United States and Puerto Rico.

A native of Virginia, Mr. Washburn pursued formal education at the University of Richmond, Williams College, and the Stanford Graduate School of Business. Early in his career, he worked as an assistant manager with the Liberty Loan Corporation in Richmond before transitioning to a loan interviewer role with Central Fidelity Bank. Recognized for his leadership potential, Mr. Washburn went on to serve as a regional credit and sales supervisor with Moore's Building Supplies, Inc., as a corporate credit manager with Owens & Minor, Inc., and as an investment consultant with JA-GO Enterprises. From 1996 to 2005, he shared his industry expertise as the owner and principal agent of the Washburn Insurance and Financial Services Group.

Outside of his professional endeavors, Mr. Washburn currently serves as a member of the Greenwoods State Bank Pharmacy Advisory Board and the DaneVest Pharmacy Advisory Board. In these positions, he lends his guidance as a distinguished business owner and consultant with more than 40 years of experience in the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Mr. Washburn recently celebrated two decades as the executive senior vice president of E-Com Consulting, Inc. A man of many talents, he has also served as the director of the National Association of Credit Management since 1983. Mr. Washburn was awarded an Appreciation Certificate for Outstanding Service as the former president of the Central Virginia Section of the organization.

In recognition of his enormous contributions to an incredibly niche industry, Mr. Washburn was selected to receive the National Quality Award from the National Association of Life Underwriters in the 1990s. He has been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including Who's Who in Finance and Business, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders, Who's Who of Industry Leaders, Who's Who for Excellence in Pharmacy Consulting, Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the World. He was also honored with the "Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award" for 2017 and 2018.

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Last Updated: 31-Jul-2018