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Dean Erhardt

Greater St. Louis Area

Dean Erhardt offers over 20 years of strategic marketing and management experience across both the pharmaceutical and consumer product arenas. His areas of expertise include analysis and development of pharmaceutical support programs, pharmaceutical and consumer product distribution, and specialty pharmaceutical product management. Mr. Erhardt has has worked with over 100 pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device manufacturers assisting in the strategic and tactical execution of their market initiatives. In addition Mr. Erhardt has worked with numerous ...

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Areas of Expertise

  • Commercialization and Reimbursement for Pharmaceuticals

    inclusive of Pharmaceuticals, Biotech and Medical Device products

    • Healthcare Delivery
    • Payers
    • Rimbursement and product access


  • GJ
    Dean Erhardt = Creative Problem Solver. After >20 years of work with academic professionals, health care executives, and a wide variety of knowlege workers, I have met a small handful who possess off-the-chart creative skills and the ability to use said skills to attack real-world problems. Dean is one of these rare talents, who consistently left me saying "great job, wish I had thought of that".
    Gary J. Hornfisher (
  • KM
    Dean is the epitomy of attention to detail, follow up and strong relationships with internal/external customers. His knowledge across many areas of the healthcare industry is among the top ranks.
    Kathy Marie Blecha
  • LB
    Dean is one of the most knowledgeable and well connected professionals in the pharma industry.
    Laurie Berg

My Interests

Health Sectors


  • President

    Regulatory Harmonization Institute | September 2011 - Current

    RHI is a non-profit organization open to Group/Institutional members and industry, government and academic professionals having a deep and broad range of experience and interest in international regulatory requirements affecting the development and introduction of meaningful therapies to patients across the globe.

  • Principal

    D2 Pharma Consulting, LLC | October 2008 - Current

    Providing Strategic Outsourced Solutions for the Commercialization, Distribution and Marketing of Pharmaceuticals, Medical Devices and Biologic Medications for traditional pharmaceutical and specialty facing organizations.

  • Partner

    VCG & A, Inc. | October 2004 - September 2007

    VCG provides outsources consulting and managed market solutions to the pharmaceutical market.

  • VP Specialty Pharmacy Benefit Management

    Express Scripts Inc | March 1998 - March 2004

    Worked with health plans across the country on developing formulary structure and management progams for specialty pharmaceuticals.

  • Sr. Director Hospital and Managed Care Sales

    Cardinal Health | March 1995 - March 1998


  • Keller Graduate School of Management

    MBA | 1999 - 2001

  • University of Oklahoma

    BA | Marketing | 1980 - 1985