Benzer Pharmacy's Nirmal Patel, is named CFO of the Year Finalist

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Benzer Pharmacy ranks top 5 under the large private company category in the 2016 Tampa Bay Business Journal, CFO of the year award.

Benzer Pharmacy CFO is a finalist at the 2016 CFO of the Year awards. Tampa Bay Business Journal, organizers of this prestigious award, ranked Nirmal Patel in the top 5 under the large private company category.

As Chief Financial Officer for Benzer Pharmacy, Nirmal has strengthened the company’s strategic market position by ensuring the company generates maximum revenue while keeping expenses to a minimum.

“I am honored to be a finalist at the 2016 CFO of the Year awards and to be mentioned among this impressive group of financial professionals," says Nirmal Patel, CFO of Benzer Pharmacy.

During his time as CFO, Nirmal has managed the company’s financial services department and supported operations for all 50 plus Benzer Pharmacy stores nationwide. He has implemented a new financial data management and reporting system, finalized new accounting and financial processes and procedures and managed key campaigns.

Benzer Pharmacy has nearly tripled in staff size since 2013, doubled annual revenue, and expanded into different states. With the company growing rapidly, Nirmal has managed each significant shift with precision.

This is Benzer Pharmacy’s first earned accolade this year. Last year the company was recognized by many organizations including:

  • Inc. 5000 (2015): Rank 1500 - Fastest growing private company in America
  • Chain Drug Review (2015): Rank 25 - Top 50 drug store operators in North America by store count.
  • Florida Fast 100 (2015): Rank 39 out of 100 – Fastest growing private companies in Florida
  • TBBJ 200 (2015): Rank 67 out of 200 - Tampa Bay’s largest private companies
  • Achieved PCAB compounding accreditation with Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC).

Benzer Pharmacy nominated Nirmal as he is strongly grounded with integrity, honesty, and reliability—traits every company desires in their CFO.

In addition to his commitment to serve and make the community better, Nirmal has supported high school athletics in Florida through corporate sponsorship.

Nirmal understands that investing in children brings the greatest dividend: excellent community leaders, skillful athletes, responsible citizens, and young adults with a solid foundation for strong, successful families in our community. This has enhanced the company’s reputations in the school community.

“Nirmal embodies Benzer Pharmacy’s core values, including integrity, superior client relations, continuous quality improvement and teamwork,” said President of Benzer Pharmacy, Alpesh Patel.

The TBBJ CFO of the Year award is a regional program to celebrate the work of financial officers, who are vital to the success and stability of businesses, as well as the region’s overall economic growth. For more information:

Benzer Pharmacy is a chain of independent retail and specialty pharmacies. The first Benzer Pharmacy was opened in year 2009. There are currently over 50 locations throughout Florida, Michigan, Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Georgia, Nevada and Louisiana. The pharmacy is projected to grow rapidly in-order to reach more customers and to make sure their experiences match their expectations. 

Benzer Pharmacy earned position 1500 in the 2015 Inc. 5000 list for the fastest growing 
private company in America, earned position 39 out of 100 in the 2015 Florida Fast 100 for the fastest-growing private companies in Florida, earned position 67 out of 200 in the 2015 TBBJ 200, Tampa Bay’s largest private companies, voted favorite pharmacy in the 2015 Best of Fuquay Varina in North Carolina, and achieved PCAB compounding accreditation with Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC). All Benzer Pharmacy medications require a doctor's prescription.  For more information:

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