Our People

The Friendly Faces of Pharmacy

At Neighbourly, we are passionate about patient care. With over 100 collective years of healthcare and operational experience, we keep our patients and customers at the centre of everything we do.

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Chris Gardner

Chief Executive Officer

Chris has over 25 years of pharmacy experience. Prior to joining our team, he held various roles at Shoppers Drug Mart over two decades. Chris also serves as an advisor to Carebook Technologies Inc. Chris not only has worked in pharmacy for over two decades but his wife is a pharmacist. They have two children and love to travel.

Terri Smyth

Chief Financial Officer

Terri has over two decades of experience in financial planning and reporting, and previously held senior positions at Hudson’s Bay, Carter’s, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Terri and her husband have two daughters and when not spending time with her family, she loves to golf.

Steve Losty

VP, Corporate Development

Steve had over two decades of M&A and retail investment banking experience prior to joining Neighbourly in 2016, and previously held roles at CIBC Capital Markets and other leading banks in Canada and England. Steve and his wife have two boys who are avid skiers, and Steve enjoys backcountry skiing when he can find the time.

Jari Villanen

VP, Operations

Jari has over 25 years of pharmacy and multi-unit retail operations experience, and previously held roles at Shoppers Drug Mart, Dentalcorp, Loblaw’s, and Hudson’s Bay. With three boys, Jari and his wife are always on the run which may explain why Jari is also an avid runner.

Roy Wieschkowski

VP, Human Resources

Roy has over two decades of pharmacy and retail experience, and previously held roles at Shoppers Drug Mart, Patheon and Canadian Tire. Roy and his wife have two daughters and one son. They like spending time at the lake water skiing as a family.

Michael Bidlofsky

Senior Director Corporate Development

Michael is one of our earliest employees and has a wealth of pharmacy experience. He leverages his award-winning sales skills to support our pharmacy network growth across Canada by speaking directly with owners about their future plans and aspirations. When not spending time with his daughter, Michael can be found learning how to play golf and the piano.

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