Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mike’s role as CEO is to seek new business opportunities for SandsRx and to work with the leadership team on strategies for driving growth in each of its core business divisions. He is passionate about bringing teams together and achieving new heights as a company. Seeing the impact that SandsRx makes by giving back to the community is one of Mike’s biggest inspirations. Before Co-Founding SandsRx, LLC with this brother Steve in 2013, Mike and Steve built a successful medical product distribution company called, Sands Surgical. Prior to that, Mike held different Sales positions for industry-leading companies such as Smith & Nephew, Cardinal Health, PCHS (an IT outsourcing company), and IBM. Mike graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Speech Communication and a Minor in Business Administration. For Mike, getting the opportunity to build a successful company alongside his brother and partner Mahdi, has been the highlight of his career. When he’s not working, he loves spending time with his wife Kelly Jo and 3 sons Harrison, Preston, and Braedon.
Co-Founder & President
Steve decided to partner with Mike and Mahdi in 2013 to open SandsRx Pharmacy. The vision was to create a world class Compounding and Specialty Pharmacy that would deliver top notch service. Previously, he worked in the Commercial Insurance and Medical Device industries where his love for health care started. Steve graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently lives in Plano with his wife Jenni and their three kids Jackson, Sophia, and Jordan.
Mahdi Al Hallaq, R.Ph.
Chief Operating Officer,
Pharmacist-In-Charge – SandsRx Wylie
Mahdi is the COO & Co-Owner of the SandsRx. He is also the Pharmacist-In-Charge at the SandsRx Wylie location. He is a licensed Pharmacist who lives in the Murphy community. Mahdi graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 1998 and is currently licensed to practice pharmacy in 14 states. Mahdi has over 20 years of experience in retail and specialty pharmacy. He worked for a major retail chain for over 12 years, with 5 years as a District Manager overseeing 33 operations in the state of Alabama. Mahdi also worked as a Pharmacy Director for a leading company that specializes in long-term care serving 60 nursing homes in Alabama. Growing up in a family owned pharmacy, Mahdi spent his childhood working as a clerk at his father’s store. He has extensive experience in specialty pharmacy including Blood Disorders, Fertility, and Women’s Health. Mahdi is also a trained Compounding Pharmacist, who specializes in hormone replacement treatments. We invite you to stop by to meet Mahdi and our staff.
Stephen Elliott McGee, M.B.A.
Vice President of Operations
Stephen is the V.P. of Operations at SandsRx Pharmacy. He lives in the Rockwall area with an office at our Corporate Headquarters. Stephen graduated from Centenary College of Louisiana in 2006 with a B.S. in Economics (w/honors) and B.S. in Finance. Prior to SandsRx, he had 10 years of experience in managing operations with Walgreens Boots Alliance as a Manager of Pharmacy and Retail Operations for the Texas Region. He joined the company in 2018 and received his MBA in Finance (with distinction) and Master of Science in Accounting (with distinction) from Keller Graduate School of Management. Stephen grew up as a kid from the countryside in Louisiana who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and survivalist training at a young age. Please feel free to stop by and meet with Stephen and our staff!
Anna recently joined the SandsRx group as the Controller after several years as a Tax Manager for a local CPA firm. Anna graduated with a Bachelor’s degree and M.B.A from the University of North Texas. She is a Certified Public Accountant in the state of Texas, as well as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Anna has nearly 20 years of experience in both industry and public accounting, specializing in tax and small business finance. Anna grew up in Plano, where she still lives with her husband and two boys. She loves being part of an organization that is such an amazing partner to the community.
Vice President of Business Development
Chance is the V.P. of Business Development for SandsRx. He is originally from West Texas & graduated from Texas Tech University with a double Major in Business & Marketing. Shortly after college, he moved to Dallas where he worked for companies like IBM & Mark Cuban’s AXS TV. Chance develops and manages new and existing partnership relationships for SandsRx. Networking and developing opportunities that further SandsRx’s offerings to customers are what drive his daily efforts. He genuinely values and welcomes every SandsRx relationship, whether that be business partnership or a customer.
Bami Abdullahi, R.Ph., BCSCP
Director of Compounding
Bami is the multi-site Director of Compounding for SandsRx. Prior to joining SandsRx, he worked in retail, hospital Pharmacy, 503B, and the Pharma industry. Bami is a versatile manager, offering more than 15 years of progressive leadership experience driving process improvements, waste reduction, and compliance. He has an established reputation as a hands-on, motivational leader, who builds team culture based on excellence in profitability, productivity, process optimization, and total quality management. Bami has an in-depth working knowledge of guidance documents and extensive experience with customers and regulatory agency audits. His education includes an MBA, B.S. in Pharmacy (Licensed in 15 states), Certified cGMP Professional, Board Certified Sterile Compounding Pharmacist, and Six Sigma Black Belt Certification.
Nabil Hallak, R.Ph.
Pharmacist-In-Charge – SandsRx Frisco
Nabil has been a Pharmacist for over 25 years. He was born and raised in Jerusalem and grew up in a family-owned pharmacy. Nabil immigrated to the United States at a young age so that he could attend the St. Louis College of Pharmacy, where he obtained his pharmacy degree. After graduation, Nabil gained experience in hospital pharmacy, chain, and retail pharmacies until reaching his current destination at SandsRx. Nabil considers SandsRx home and where he hopes to finish his career. Throughout a long career as a Pharmacist, Nabil has gained experience in several pharmacy specialties, with a strong emphasis on Fertility and Neurology therapies. Nabil has earned the privilege to practice pharmacy in 8 states, as well as 2 countries overseas.
Bryan Ajuluchuckwu, Pharm.D.
Director of Operations,
Pharmacist-In-Charge – SandsRx Central
Bryan is the Director of Operations and Pharmacist-In-Charge at SandsRx Central. SandsRx Central is a Class G (Data Processing) pharmacy. Before attending pharmacy school, Bryan earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Northern Illinois University, in 2008. That same year, he enrolled into the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) program at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy. Bryan graduated in 2012 earning his Pharm.D. degree. His introduction to pharmacy was through his father who owned and managed his own pharmacy in Lagos, Nigeria. Bryan’s first job in a pharmacy came in 2006 when he accepted a position to be a Pharmacy Technician with a major retail chain. He would work for this retail chain over the next ten years as a Pharmacist Intern, Staff Pharmacist and Pharmacist-In-Charge. As a Pharmacist, Bryan has 8 years of experience in chain retail and independent pharmacy management and operations. Bryan’s extensive and diverse experience in the pharmacy world helps him maneuver the day to day operational challenges of managing a data processing pharmacy.
Abdullah Molki, R.Ph.
Pharmacist-In-Charge – SandsRx McKinney
Abdullah graduated from Pharmacy school in Jordan where he practiced as a Pharmacist for 4 years. When he moved to Texas, he got the opportunity to do his U.S. Pharmacist Internship at SandsRx. This gave Abdullah the chance to get licensed as a Registered Pharmacist in the state of Texas. The time he spent as an Intern Pharmacist at SandsRx allowed Abdullah to learn the culture of the company and it made him realize that SandsRx is where he belongs. When Abdullah was offered a Pharmacist position at SandsRx, he jumped on it. He continued to grow within the company, where today he works as the Pharmacist-In-Charge at the SandsRx McKinney location.
National Sales Manager
Audra is the National Sales Manager for SandsRx Pharmacy. She specializes in human manufactured prescription drugs for multiple specialties, with a strong focus in Pain, Neurology, and Psychiatry. Audra manages the Non-Sterile Compounding business for SandsRx, where medications are customized for patients based on the prescription from their medical provider. Audra also oversees the Veterinary division where she and her sales team educate veterinary clinics about the SandsRx compounding options for companion animals and Equine. She has been proudly employed with SandsRx since the first day the company opened its doors. Prior to her journey with SandsRx, Audra had 10 years of Pharmaceutical sales experience representing many disease states. Serving others is Audra’s strong suit and she is grateful for the opportunity with SandsRx to nurture that passion.
Fertility Regional Sales Director
Mandy has been part of the SandsRx family for 8 years. Prior to being in the pharmacy family, she was an elementary school teacher and graduated from UT Tyler. For the last 4 years, Mandy’s role has been as a Territory Sales Manager and most recently as the Regional Sales Director of the Fertility team. Her passion is helping others and giving back, which drives her to be an advocate for all patients, especially those building their families. Mandy is grateful for the opportunity to serve patients daily.
Dermatology Sales Manager
Lara joined the SandsRx team in 2017 to help launch the Dermatology division. She has been instrumental in the development of that business channel. The Dermatology team continues to experience exponential growth and is a key division for the pharmacy. Lara came to SandsRx from the clinical side of the business, where she had worked in a Dermatology and Aesthetic Center for 5+ years. The knowledge she brought with her has proven to be a substantial asset to her position with SandsRx. She has an unwavering passion to provide the best customer service for her offices and patients. Lara is a huge advocate for patient care. She enjoys the relationships and friendships she has made with the dermatology clinics, pharmacy staff, and pharmaceutical reps that she has the privilege of interacting with daily. Lara holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Texas A&M Commerce University. When she is not working, she enjoys watching her daughters play sports and traveling with her family.
Hemophilia National Sales Manager
Greg is a National Sales Manager and Director of Business Development for the Hemophilia & Bleeding Disorders division of SandsRx. Greg has been in health care for 14 years and specializes in Specialty drugs in the areas of advocacy, patient outreach programs, community education, and fundraising. His focus has always been driven by quality of life and continuity of health care in the highest regard for all of SandsRx patients. Greg has also spent a large amount of time in the non-profit sector of many communities and national organizations during his tenure in health care. He is originally from Texas, but grew up in St. Louis, Missouri. Greg now resides in New Braunfels, Texas with his wife Gisselle, 3 year old daughter Genevieve, and their 2 dogs Dave and Demi.