David Skomo, RPh
Chief Operating Officer, CastiaRx
Dave Skomo is the chief operating officer of Diplomat’s CastiaRx division and has a well-earned reputation for increasing quality, satisfaction, and efficiency to deliver exceptional results.
His deep understanding of pharmacy benefit management and health-plan services focuses on maximizing client outcomes. By optimizing key resources to achieve results that benefit clients and plan members, Dave’s extensive industry experience has made him an integral part of the company strategy.
Before joining CastiaRx, Dave served as the senior vice president, chief pharmacy officer for OptumRx pharmacy operations with operational leadership responsibility for BriovaRx regional pharmacies across the United States. Earlier in his career, Dave was instrumental in building the Thrift Drug and Eckerd specialty pharmacy, which became part of CVS/Pharma Care in 2004. While he was with CVS/PharmaCare, Dave became director of operations and managed 14 pharmacies in 10 states and Puerto Rico. As CVS and Caremark merged, he was responsible for providing centralized business-support services to the specialty pharmacy business organization. He focused on understanding business challenges and providing guidance and expertise to enable technology-based solutions.
Dave earned his bachelor of science degree in pharmacy from Duquesne University, in Pennsylvania, where is he a licensed pharmacist.