Who We Are
Our History – A Strong Past
Legacy Pharmacy Group (LPG) was founded to strengthen and support independent community pharmacies in a complex and highly competitive business environment. Over the past 7 years, Legacy evolved into the tristate area’s largest group purchasing organization for independent pharmacies. Legacy represents over 550 pharmacy members. Headquartered in Hackensack, New Jersey, Legacy prides itself on providing the most progressive and effective programs and services to put profit back in the independent pharmacy.
Jay Dhaduk, Rph
Jay is a serial healthcare entrepreneur with 28 years’ experience as a New York licensed pharmacist …Read More
Jay is a serial healthcare entrepreneur with 28 years’ experience as a New York licensed pharmacist who is founder of Leroy Pharmacies group and was a founder and executive at CorePharma prior to its multi million sale to a larger publicly traded pharmaceutical manufacturer. Mr. Dhaduk has experience in DEA and FDA-licensed manufacturing, packaging, and warehouse operations in Middlesex County as well as at overseas generic manufacturing operations in India. Among other drugs, CorePharma manufactured generic pilocarpine (used to treat glaucoma and dry mouth) and ursodial (a treatment for liver and gall bladder diseases). As a founder of pharmaceutical developer SyneRx Pharma LLC, Mr. Dhaduk worked to market topical and injectable products from 2005 thru 2011. He is a member of the Council of Overseers of the Arnold & Marie Schwartz College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Long Island University and an avid philanthropist.
Ritesh Shah, Rph
Ritesh Shah is committed to delivering first-rate care to his patients as well as to revitalizing …Read More
Ritesh Shah is committed to delivering first-rate care to his patients as well as to revitalizing Keansburg’s blight. Mr. Shah’s extensive record of philanthropy and service to the Monmouth County community includes serving as the Patient Education Chair of Bayshore Senior Center; working to stem the opioid crisis and addiction epidemic through GenerationRx in schools; conducting seminars and educating the public and healthcare professionals on diabetes, medication management and other topics.
COO/VP of Operations
Prag has been in the pharmacy business for 12 years, owning and operating 4 drug stores. …Read More
Prag has been in the pharmacy business for 12 years, owning and operating 4 drug stores. He is very active at his temple as a social service. He is also a committeeman in a local ethnic organization. He has 2 children; Bansi, 6 years and Pari, 8 months.
National Sales and Marketing
Dan is a leader, coach, and mentor with 25+ years of Pharmaceutical Wholesale …Read More
Dan is a leader, coach, and mentor with 25+ years of Pharmaceutical Wholesale Distribution experience specializing in New Business Development. A former National Director of New Business Development for a $500 Million GPO. He focuses on running, building and growing organizations while assisting retail and specialty pharmacies to retain patients, acquire new patients, and run more efficiently.
Richie has countless years of experience in the pharmacy industry. He has managed pharmacies for …Read More
Richie has countless years of experience in the pharmacy industry. He has managed pharmacies for Eckerd Drugs, been in the top of sales at Windmill Vitamins, and salesman of the year at Rochester Drug. Richie was the general manager in the New York metro area.
John has over 25 plus years experience in wholesale and retail pharmacy business and working very closely with the retail pharmacy community. …Read More
John has over 25 plus years experience in wholesale and retail pharmacy business and working very closely with the retail pharmacy community.
Sales & Marketing
Harpreet attended Rutgers University for a degree in bio-engineering. His drive for success …Read More
Harpreet attended Rutgers University for a degree in bio-engineering. His drive for success has led him to become part of the Legacy team. His time at Campgaw and Astrum Entertainment helped him gain valuable experience in marketing and sales. He always puts members first!
Sales & Marketing
With over 23 Years of experience working in Pharmaceutical Distribution , and Reverse …Read More
With over 23 Years of experience working in Pharmaceutical Distribution , and Reverse Pharmaceutical Business, Kevin was Business Development Manager at AmerisourceBergen Drugs for 13 years and a repeated winner of the President’s Club. He is also proficient in Home health care, and Medical Waste disposal. His career has been focused primarily on Retail Pharmacy, and providing accountable solutions and programs to pharmacists.
Dr. Radhika Dhaduk Patel
Radhika graduated from Long Island University with a doctorate in pharmacy. …Read More
Radhika graduated from Long Island University with a doctorate in pharmacy. She owns and operates multiple pharmacies in New Jersey as well as New York. Radhika is adept in handling the responsibilities that come with running these pharmacies through her business acumen and leadership capabilities. Additionally, she plays an active role in her community by volunteering with SPCS, a nonprofit cultural organization that strives to teach the youth of America about their Indian heritage.
Mitch has been a successful sales executive in the pharmaceutical wholesale …Read More
Mitch has been a successful sales executive in the pharmaceutical wholesale industry for over 30 years. He has a proven track record of establishing strong rapport with retail pharmacy owners which has resulted in increased profitability.
Bruce W. Padula
Mr. Padula is extremely proud to serve Legacy as general counsel. As general counsel, he advises …Read More
Mr. Padula is extremely proud to serve Legacy as general counsel. As general counsel, he advises Legacy on a wide range of legal and business issues, including, but far from limited to, preparing and negotiating agreements with members, suppliers, and employees and advising Legacy’s management committee on all aspects of corporate legal operations. Practicing for over twenty years, Mr. Padula is currently an original partner at Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri & Jacobs, LLC. Mr. Padula graduated from Villanova University and Seton Hall University School of Law. After law school, Mr. Padula served as judicial law clerk to the Hon. Bernard F. Conway of the Superior Court of New Jersey. As an active member of his community, Mr. Padula also previously served on the Hoboken North Hudson YMCA Board of Directors and as President of his local Board of Education.
BA in Economics
and Political Science
Micci Weiss, Esq. from Hazlet, New Jersey is a partner and Chief Cannabis. …Read More
Micci Weiss, Esq. from Hazlet, New Jersey is a partner and Chief Cannabis attorney at Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri Jacobs, LLC. Throughout his legal career, Micci has advised a broad range of clients ranging from Fortune 50 companies to individuals who have suffered discrimination and civil rights violations. While at Cleary Giacobbe Alfieri Jacobs, LLC, Micci has advised public and private sector clients on a myriad of legal issues. A key function of Micci’s role involves constant interaction with local governments to ensure various compliance issues are met. Currently, Micci serves as counsel to Legacy Pharmacy Group, Monmouth Wellness & Health d/b/a NJ Leaf, and several other medical cannabis operators in the state of New Jersey. Micci received his undergraduate degree from Rutgers College with a BA in Economics and Political Science. He received his J.D. from Seton Hall Law School.
Business development and sales
Adam Binder hails to Legacy with over 20 years of experience in business …Read More
Adam Binder hails to Legacy with over 20 years of experience in business development and sales. He graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a BS in Kinesiology. Adam establishes relationships and is enthusiastic to bring new independent pharmacies to the GPO. He is a sounding board for growing new businesses and provides a strong foundation of experience to help them thrive.