April 9, 2018
Expertise. Performance. Personality. Experienced management that is personally involved and with a clear vision for continued success.
Adam Runsdorf established Woodfield Distribution, LLC in February 2010 to provide integrated 3PL managed services empowering the Life Sciences industry including Warehousing, Distribution, Reverse Logistics, Regulatory Compliant Product Disposition and Transportation Management. The company’s diversified operations include Packaging and Labeling, Physician Sampling and Messaging, Patient Assistance programs, Financial Services and E-Commerce Solutions.
Woodfield Distribution, LLC operates throughout the United States and maintains secure climate controlled facilities in Boca Raton, FL and in Sugar Land, TX, licensed to meet federal and state regulatory requirements. Clients include domestic and international manufacturers of prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical drug products, nutritional supplements and related products including raw materials and manufacturing components. Advanced technology, class-leading facilities and exceptional customer service are key elements for reducing costs and streamlining efficiencies at WDSrx.
Adam currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Specialty Pharma Association and also on the Government Affairs Advisory Committee of the Healthcare Distribution Alliance (HDA). He is President of the national Alpha Epsilon Pi Foundation, Inc., providing leadership development and financial support for the AEPi international fraternity organization
Adam resides in Boca Raton, FL with his wife and two children.
Rob Gerstein was named Vice President of Woodfield Distribution, LLC in February 2010. Rob is responsible for overseeing the company’s business operations including Product Receipt, Storage, Inventory Management, Order Fulfillment, Packaging, Returns Processing, Product Disposition, Physician Messaging, Financial Services and Information Technology at all WDSrx 3PL pharmaceutical facilities.
Previously Rob has worked in senior management and ownership positions in the financial securities industry specializing in finance, operations and regulatory compliance.
Rob enjoys golf and family time at home in Boca Raton, FL with his wife and two children. Born in Queens, NY, Rob graduated from Northeastern University in Boston, MA with a degree in Business and Management in 1988.
Director of Information Technology
Carl Ambroise oversees Information Technology capabilities at WDSrx.
The specialized services and diverse operations at WDSrx rely on a robust technology infrastructure to maintain current operations and to anticipate future demands. Carl heads a team responsible for data integration and transparency, data security, real-time access, regulatory compliance and automated reporting.
Industry-leading technology enables WDSrx to increase operational efficiency while providing the highest level of personalized support.
As a Third Party Logistics provider with active packaging lines, WDSrx IT strategy stresses systems flexibility with streamlined reporting. Pharmaceutical manufacturers require their 3PL partners to adapt to their desired solutions while dispensing organizations impose different guidelines in order to receive inventory.
Significant investments in the WDSrx Information Technology backbone are readying WDSrx in advance of future Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA) regulations for Serialization and Track and Trace relating to Third Party Logistics Providers.
With a B.A and Master’s Degrees in Biology from Brown University, Carl applied his education to the technology industry with positions at Staples and CMP Media in Boston before starting a consulting practice. He began his career at WDSrx in 2013. The father of two daughters, Carl resides in Wellington, FL and enjoys casting his fishing line in local waterways when time allows.
Director of Operations
Ryan F. Zackon is the Director of Operations at WDSrx-Woodfield Distribution, LLC with responsibility over day-to-day operations and human resources. He assumed his current position in January 2018.
Ryan serves clients by implementing operational improvements and launching new business services that build organic growth, decrease cost and increase efficiency.
With his focus on client satisfaction, Ryan’s area of expertise impacts multiple operations including labor allocation, financial services, warehousing and fulfillment, packaging and labeling,
Prior to his current position Ryan was the Chief Operating Officer of a leading private label manufacturer of dietary supplements and gained additional experience as the Senior Vice-President of Regulatory Compliance at a multi-national firm in California.
Ryan is an honors graduate of the Rio Hondo Police Academy with expertise in several security related fields. His training includes the Central Intelligence Agency where he acted as the liaison between the Los Angeles Police Department and the Joint Regional Intelligence Center in Los Angeles. He holds a B.A (Psychology) from The Ohio State University and is bilingual in French and English.
Away from work, Ryan is an avid marathoner and enjoys spending time with Kilo, his German Shepherd.
Director of Supply Chain
Eric Nestler is the Director of Supply Chain at WDSrx-Woodfield Distribution, LLC with responsibility for systems analysis and vendor relations. He assumed his current position in February 2018.
Eric manages vendor and supplier programs in order to improve integration with internal systems in response to client requirements and market demand.
Previously, Eric served as Reliability Engineer at Florida Crystals in charge of maintaining the largest biomass co-generation power plant in the country. His aptitude for running complex systems was developed over six years as Principal Nuclear Plant Engineer at Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory (KAPL) in Saratoga Springs, NY, where Eric trained U.S. Navy sailors and officers on the operation and maintenance of nuclear-powered submarines prior to their deployment.
Eric earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree with Honors from the University of Florida in 2007.
In his spare time Eric enjoys sports, attending concerts and playing the drums. He resides in Wellington, FL with his wife and two children.
Growing up with five siblings, Larry Hotz learned the art of story-telling at an early age. It got him out of a lot of jams.
Currently his creative skills recognize compelling information, determine methods to create awareness based on selected target markets, implement innovative programs to distribute messages and measure performance against pre-determined objectives.
His 30-year career launched in the fashion and beauty industry attaining progressively senior PR and marketing positions with pioneering design firms including Donna Karan and Hugo Boss. Later, Hotz founded a data analysis agency to measure the effectiveness of marketing programs for global luxury goods companies that he ran for 12 years.
Moving from New York to Florida, his work shifted from promoting lifestyle brands to the pharmaceutical supply chain, where his experience proves beneficial as these two areas of interest increasingly overlap.
Hotz holds a B.A. (Economics) from McGill University and has taught at and earned a degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT). When off the phone, Larry is active in his local synagogue and is involved with charitable organizations including Family Promise, Habitat for Humanity and In The Pines. He resides in Boca Raton, FL and is devoted to his two daughters and the AA Jupiter Hammerheads baseball team.
Oliver Razz began his career at WDSrx in 2011 as a team member in the warehouse. Within three years, in 2014, he was promoted to Logistics Manager at the Boca Raton, FL facility.
Oliver oversees all procedures involving receipt, storage and fulfillment of client inventory at our Boca Raton, FL facility. The warehouse team works as a single unit, assuring the correct order is shipped at the right time to reach the final dispenser on schedule. He has performed every function within the warehouse and has a clear understanding of regulations. Razz is involved in the transition to DSCSA compliance, confirming that new regulations to handle serialized product are followed on the floor.
Prior to joining WDSrx, Razz held various positions in the production department at Unico, a pharmaceutical manufacturer.
Oliver is as busy at home as he is running the logistics team, raising three children together with his wife Angela. He also studies architecture and design, recently building an elaborate backyard playhouse for his children from found lumber.
Born and raised in Boynton Beach, FL, Oliver is a Florida native and graduate of Boynton Beach High School.
Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Manager
Erika Salamon is the Quality Assurance and Regulatory Affairs Manager for WDSrx – Woodfield Distribution, LLC.
Erika calls upon over nineteen (19) years of extensive experience in all phases of Quality Assurance within the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining WDSrx in 2015, Erika served as a Manufacturing Quality Assurance Supervisor and Packaging Supervisor with leading multi-national producers of biopharmaceutical and personal care products including generic pharmaceutical drug products. Erika also has experience in solid dose tableting products including Controlled Substances (CII-CV).
At WDSrx, Erika’s responsibilities include ongoing Compliance with CFR 210 and 211, cGMP, SOP, FDA, OSHA, DSCSA and other Federal and State regulations. Activities involve creation and execution of SOP writing and revision, Change Controls, Nonconformance – Deviation Reports, CAPA Reports, Training, supervision of the quality function of on-site packaging operations and Audit responses. Erika participates in external audits by DEA, C-TPAT, VAWD and in Customer Audits.
Erika assures WDSrx achieves client goals and objectives by developing and maintaining company policies and procedures to support operations and maintain compliance.
Edwin Suarez brings over 25 years of related experience to the role of Production Manager at WDSrx.
The position was created in March 2017 in order to assure all on-site packaging and labeling equipment meets DSCSA and other regulatory requirements. His responsibilities include adherence to cGMP guidelines to support operations in a pharmaceutical packaging environment.
Before joining WDSrx, Edwin held multiple positions in production, engineering and maintenance for pharmaceutical manufacturers and consumer goods companies. Edwin has diversified experience within food, pharmaceutical, nutritional supplement, medical and chemical facilities.
A graduate with a degree in Electronics from Inter-American University in Puerto Rico, Edwin also studied Electronics at the Ponce Technical Institute and is the holder of an Electrician’s License from the Colegio De Peritos Electricistas De P.R.
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