CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Lawrence manages and leads Drug Crafters in achieving its primary goals and objectives. He is responsible for overall strategy, as well as revenue performance and growth.
Lawrence’s focus is to provide transparent leadership and expand upon Drug Crafter’s industry leading portfolio, develop opportunity in new markets and to help each individual reach their potential. Lawrence has worked in sales, marketing and leadership roles for over three decades across multiple industries. He lives in the northern Dallas area and enjoys outdoor activities, spending time with his family, and with his K9 team of Standard Schnauzers.
Erin Thompson, Pharm D
CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER & PHARMACIST IN CHARGE
Erin manages the day-to-day administrative and operational functions of Drug Crafters. She is solely responsible for the development and execution of all operational strategies.
Her passion for collaboration internally with her team and externally with clients and patients, defines the culture she has created across all departments. Prior to Drug Crafters, Erin spent 7 years working for a national pharmacy chain. Erin received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. She lives in the northern Dallas area with her husband and their two children. She loves spending time with her family and friends, sports, outdoor activities and reading.
VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES & MARKETING
Natalie develops the vision for products and process to achieve strategic revenue initiatives and overall growth at Drug Crafters. She leads the sales effort and creates strategic relationships to build value for the company and its partners.
With a competitive spirit and unparalleled sense of optimism, Natalie is an endless source of energy and a relentless problem solver. She has spent her entire career driving revenue in the healthcare industry across multiple disciplines. She resides in Dallas Proper, is a committed fan to all DFW teams, and enjoys spending time with her family.
Patrick Cason, Pharm D
STERILE LAB MANAGER
Patrick has been at Drug Crafters since 2018. Prior to joining the Drug Crafters team, Patrick worked in the Veterinary compounding field. He is licensed in ten states and currently working to become Board Certified in Sterile Compounding. Patrick is focused on the quality assurance of our compounded sterile products and serves as a liaison for doctor clinics regarding the safe use and administration of medications. He graduated from the University of Texas College of Pharmacy with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. He enjoys the outdoors, spending time with his daughter and resides in Frisco, TX.
Payal Patel, Pharm D, IFMCP
NON-STERILE LAB MANAGER & FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE PHARMACIST
Prior to joining Drug Crafters in 2013, Payal owned and operated an independent compounding pharmacy. She has been practicing pharmacy for over 20 years. In addition to her extensive experience compounding, Payal has been involved with hematology, oncology, infusion therapy and home health care, and retail pharmacy. Payal is a Certified Functional Medicine Practitioner with the Institute of Functional Medicine. She frequently attends educational seminars focusing on Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement, Nutrition, Functional Medicine and Compounding. She is passionate about nutrition, providing patient education, and spreading awareness about functional and integrative medicine. Payal earned a Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Texas. She resides with her husband and two daughters in Frisco, TX.