Our Team

Chief Pharmacy Officer, Pharmacy Manager

Dr. Graessle earned a Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina  Eshelman School of Pharmacy and also holds a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Appalachian State University.

He is licensed to practice pharmacy in North Carolina and Tennessee. He brings over eight years of pharmacy experience, including pharmacy manager of a large corporate retail pharmacy, to his role at Appalachian Specialty Pharmacy.

Dr. Jay Graessle, PharmD

Pharmacy Intern, CEO

Dr. Worthington earned a Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of North Carolina  Eshelman School of Pharmacy and also holds a Master of Business Administration from Montreat College and a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from Georgia College & State University.

He brings over seven years of pharmacy experience and over 20 years of management experience to his role at Appalachian Specialty Pharmacy.

Dr. Jay Worthington, PharmD, MBA

Director of Operations,

Registered Pharmacy Technician

Mr. Worthington earned a Bachelor of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology from the University of North Carolina at Asheville and is also proficient in American Sign Language.

He brings over two years of pharmacy experience and over 20 years of management experience to his role at Appalachian Specialty Pharmacy.

Mike Worthington

Director of Patient Assistance,

Registered Pharmacy Technician

Mrs. Graessle brings several years of pharmacy experience and a deep background in retail operations and organizational management to her role at Appalachian Specialty Pharmacy.

Amy Graessle