Our People

Michael Crowe
Senior Consultant

Mike Crowe (PharmD, MBA) is a certified specialty pharmacist with extensive outpatient, centralized, and retail specialty pharmacy (SP) experience. He is a Senior Consultant at Visante where he helps clients bring a collaborative, pragmatic approach to optimize their pharmacy’s effectiveness and efficiency.

Prior to this, Mike opened and managed the fourth Walgreens local SP in Michigan, leading it to a $100 million/year site in just over three years. There he oversaw staff administering clinical programs, financial assistance, inventory management, order fulfillment, and prior authorizations. His regional team procured over $1 million annually in patient assistance.  Mike also served as the face of the pharmacy, regularly detailing, and building relationships with specialty prescribers across the state.

Before Walgreens, Mike served in several roles for what was once the fourth-largest SP in the country, Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy. After completing a residency program with Diplomat, he was hired to establish and oversee its patient-facing pharmacists group. He later moved into the client-facing department, collaborating with current and prospective pharma and payer clients, designing adherence programs, and presenting results. In his role as Senior Manager of Clinical Product Innovation and Strategy, he worked routinely with the company’s IT team on the customization and implementation of several patient care programs.

Mike has served a critical role in various accreditations, helping Diplomat and Walgreens procure two URAC seals each, and two ASHP seals for Diplomat’s residency programs, including his own. He has worked with proprietary patient care programs such as Diplomat’s eNAV and Walgreens’ Specialty Release 2 (SR-2), and customized third-party applications such as MedHOK, ScriptMed, and Asembia. He understands the importance of quality data mapping and collection, as well as factors going into software design such as user experience, accreditation requirements, form logic, etc.

Mike earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Ferris State University and his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan-Flint. He has been an active member of the Michigan Pharmacists Association since 2004, being elected as its President in 2021. In 2009, he founded the Genesee County Pharmacists Association. Mike serves as an assistant professor of clinical pharmacy and preceptor for all three of Michigan’s colleges of pharmacy.