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About Auburn Pharmaceutical

Auburn Pharmaceutical’s mission is to strengthen the pharmacy market by safely distributing generic drugs purchased directly from manufacturers and delivering exceptional client service that reflects evolving industry trends.

Our Story

Auburn Pharmaceutical is an Independently Owned National Full Line Generics Wholesaler with NABP‑Accredited facilities in Michigan and Utah. We purchase all of our products directly from 100+ manufacturers and are licensed across the continental United States. Established in 1993, Auburn serves independent pharmacies, including retail, specialty, long-term care, hospitals, and governmental entities.

Our Leadership

Our Executive Team works cohesively to sustain Auburn’s mission
and deliver results that increase our customer’s margins.

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Jeff Farber

As the CEO and President of Auburn, Jeff established a business model that reflects his own values of integrity, honesty, and diligence. Jeff’s collaborative leadership style can be seen in his commitment to treating all people fairly and truthfully - a standard that applies to all employees, suppliers, and customers. Jeff takes pride in fostering a positive workplace environment and empowering employees to generate success in meaningful ways. What’s more, Jeff’s passion for creating a positive social and environmental impact are woven into his personal philanthropic efforts as well as Auburn’s corporate citizenship program. As the largest independently-owned generics distribution company in the country, Jeff inspires trust in both suppliers and clients a like. Suppliers value Jeff’s knowledge of the industry gained through his 40+ years of experience. Jeff’s credibility and reputation for being honest and transparent is the reason why pharmacists choose Auburn. Jeff’s passion for the industry and loyalty to multiple stakeholders will continue to define Auburn’s growth and the ways that we position ourselves to provide value to our customers.

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VP of Information Technology

Terrie Stonerock

Terrie leads the continued development of Auburn’s innovative, robust, and secure information technology platforms. Her passion for data integrity and transparency sets the tone throughout the company. Data defines what we do every day and how we respond to customer needs. Terrie brings a level of consistency and efficiency that inspires our entire team, shaping the ways in which we shape our approach to meet the evolving needs of pharmacists.

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VP of Sales & Marketing

Stephanie Varner

Stephanie is responsible for defining the role of our account managers, utilizing a consultative customer service model where relationship-building, problem-solving, and industry expertise define how we cultivate meaningful business partnerships with pharmacists across the country. She brings a successful track record of more than 25 years in high-profile leadership positions and a keen ability to leverage industry trends to generate revenue growth.

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Chief Financial Officer

Chris Potempa

Chris oversees all aspects of Auburn’s finances, with a focus on developing strategies that foster a sense of integrity and pragmatism throughout the company. Her diligence and methodical approach has defined our accountability systems and the continual growth that we have achieved since Auburn was founded in 1993. Chris maintains a steadfast commitment to business protocols and encompasses a broad range of skills that ensure quality control across the board.

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VP of Operations

Mark Rumble

Mark’s leadership is characterized by his keen understanding of what it takes to translate accuracy and transparency across Auburn’s supply chain and operations strategies. Mark established Auburn’s operations division from the very beginning and continually adapts best practices as regulatory requirements shift and our customer base grows. Mark’s commitment to precision is demonstrated daily by the smooth operation of our warehouses.


“Over the past 5 years, I have had the pleasure of working with Auburn Pharmaceuticals. I spend the majority of my day purchasing pharmaceuticals, for my company, from numerous distributors and wholesale vendors. I can say without any hesitation that Auburn Pharmaceuticals is the most pleasant and accommodating to deal with on a daily basis. Employees, such as Kathy and Stephanie, always go out of their way to meet and exceed my purchasing requirements. They always answer the phone with a smile and a cheerful greeting that makes you feel like a friend. I appreciate everything that Auburn Pharmaceuticals does for me and my company and look forward to continuing my business with them for many years to come. Thank you Auburn for always letting us know you care to do it right from the start!”

Christopher, Purchaser
Diamond Pharmacy, PA

“Auburn has saved me so much time and money over the years. As an independent pharmacist, at times I struggle to meet my bottom line. I have to shop for all my generics and Auburn is usually where I find the best prices. Not to mention all the great things they do for the community with their Give Back Campaigns.”

Tom Maertens, Owner and RPh
Buffalo Prescription Shop, Buffalo, WY

“We have been a client of Auburn for many years now and have nothing but good things to say about this company. The customer service that we receive has been top notch. Our Account Manager does everything she can to solve any potential issues. I would encourage pharmacy owners and buyers to give Auburn a chance to help your margins.”

Andy Simmons, Director of Procurement
Integrity Pharmacy LTC, Springfield, MO

“Auburn Pharmaceutical has been providing us with excellent service for many years. The one-on-one account management we receive makes Auburn stand out from the rest of the generic distributors. It’s also important that Auburn is NABP-Accredited and buys all of their generics directly from manufacturers. It’s truly been a real pleasure to use Auburn for our generic needs!”

New Jersey

“Mekagreen Pharmacy is very happy to have Auburn as a wholesaler. Auburn goes the extra mile in giving us the support needed as a retail Pharmacy. They provide awesome customer service, great pricing that gives us leverage to compete with big chain Pharmacies. And most of all we are very lucky and happy to have a very caring, energetic, well-informed sales rep in Paula Pittman. She is just simply, awesome.”

Dr. Jude
Mekagreen Pharmacy, CA

Corporate Citizenship

Auburn is dedicated to creating a positive social impact on a local and national level through strategic partnerships, cause marketing campaigns, employee volunteerism, and event sponsorships.

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Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA)

Auburn is proud to have donated over $15,000 in 2019 to support CADCA’s Drug-Free Kids Campaign and Youth Scholarship Fund. We believe that prevention is a critical response to the current opioid epidemic and are invested in supporting CADCA’s mission of creating healthy and safe communities across the country.

(Pictured: 2020’s Auburn Youth Scholarship Recipients)

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Meals on Wheels America

1 in 4 seniors face hunger in our country and Meals on Wheels America is addressing this critical issue through a model that Auburn is proud to support. In addition to donating $15,000 to Meals on Wheels America’s national efforts in 2018, Auburn employees also donated 130+ hours to provide lunch service to local seniors.

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Environmental Impact

Auburn’s sustainability initiatives include our corporate headquarters & distribution facility landfill waste reduction initiatives.

All incoming freight materials received through Auburn’s warehouse are repurposed in our packing and shipping unit. Additionally, Auburn recycles over 52 tons of material annually and is invested in creating sustainable policies and protocols to ensure our objectives are met.

We continually foster a culture of environmental stewardship in the workplace by hosting Earth Day luncheons and employee contests. Since the onset of the landfill reduction program, we have reduced our landfill waste by 50%.