Bio: Rick joined McCreadie Group in 2018. Rick became president in May of 2023. In his prior role at MGI, he is focused on expanding the scope of McCreadie Group’s research product division by identifying how the company can work with sponsors and other third parties to add efficiency to clinical trial data capture and the supply chain process.
Rick has over 25 years of clinical, operational, and administrative experience in positions ranging from Critical Care Clinical Pharmacist to CEO. He spent over eight years as Program Director for the Investigational Drug Service at Vanderbilt University Medical Center before joining the McCreadie Group team.
Rick is an alum of the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy and completed his residency at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville. He later earned his Master's in Healthcare Administration degree at the University of Maryland.
Mike Schlesselman, PharmD, FASHP
Chief Operating Officer
Bio: In addition to being McCreadie Group's Chief Operating Officer, Mike manages our Investigational Drug Service products and is the product lead for Vestigo.
Prior to working at McCreadie Group, Mike served in technology-oriented, clinical and administrative leadership roles in pharmacy. As Director of Information Services Project Management on the hospital side of the pharmacy business, Mike was the primary project manager for the EMR implementation at a community hospital. He has been very involved in the ASHP Section of Pharmacy Informatics and Technology in a variety of roles.
Mike earned his Pharm D from Creighton University and a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from Villanova University. He completed his pharmacy practice residency at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Georgia.
Mike has been recognized as a Fellow by ASHP.
Cherish Lallone, MS
Director of Business Solutions
Bio: Cherish leads the planning and execution of product development strategies while ensuring McCreadie Group’s software solutions are of the highest quality and meet the needs of our clients.
Prior to her time at McCreadie Group, Cherish worked in the automotive industry with extensive experience in operations and supply chain management.
Cherish received a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems, a Master’s degree in IT Management, and a certificate in Robotics and automation.
Jennifer Drabing, MA
Senior Communications Manager
Bio: As the Senior Marketing Communications Manager, Jennifer oversees external business communications, training strategy, and marketing initiatives. Collaborating with other business units, she works to ensure that clients and prospects are informed and knowledgeable of McCreadie Group software solutions and the opportunities they provide.
Jennifer joined McCreadie Group with a background in communications, professional writing, and education. She has taught Professional Writing at local colleges and universities and has considerable experience as a technical writer and editor.
Jennifer has a B.A. from Michigan State University and an M.A. from Eastern Michigan University in Written Communications.
Ken Messer, BBA, CIS
Senior Development Operations Engineer
Bio: Ken is the Senior Development Operations Engineer at McCreadie Group. He is responsible for production operations and infrastructure. Ken previously worked as the Manager of Systems and Database Administration at Travis Software in Houston, Texas. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from Texas State University.
Doug writes software code, manages the development of new features, and addresses urgent client needs. As the lead developer, Doug creates the coding standards and reviews all development to ensure code quality and the highest standards for McCreadie Group software products. Prior to working at McCreadie Group, Doug worked as a software engineer in the Research and Development division at Dow Chemical.
Doug earned a Computer Science degree from Central Michigan University.