James LapeyrouseJames Lapeyrouse / CrysonCare Pharmacy

James served in the U.S. Navy/Navy Reserves for 23 years as a Hospital Corpsman. He served aboard the U.S.N.S. Mercy (hospital ship) during Operation Desert Shield/Storm (1991) and treated all of the American Prisoners of War once they were released from Iraq. He also is a Veteran of Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom (2004-2005) having served at a M.A.S.H. type field hospital under the 62nd Medical Brigade of the U.S. Army. He was awarded 23 medals/awards including three Navy Achievement Medals. Despite being a Veteran of two (2) wars, James is most proud of serving as a member of the Navy Funeral Honor Guard. He has ten (10) years successful sales and marketing experience of compounding medications in the Houston and surrounding areas. He increased awareness and educated physicians, staff and patients regarding the benefits and advantages of using transdermal compounded prescriptions. Targeted medical specialties included Pain Management, Orthopedic, Sports Medicine, PM&R, Podiatry, Rheumatology, OB/GYN, and Family Practice. In 2013, Chris English and James started Innovative Apothecary Solutions, which ultimately purchased CrysonCare Pharmacy Inc. James is currently serving as the Vice President of CrysonCare Pharmacy Inc. In 2014, Chris and James diversified and started Etre Belle MedSpa, LLC. Etre Belle MedSpa specializes in neuromuscular injections (Botox, Juvederm and Dysport), as well as laser hair removal, tattoo removal, and various types of facials. Lastly, in January 2016, James and Chris purchased a DME company, MedChoice, Inc. specializing in bracing for orthopedics.

 

CrysonCare Pharmacy

Chris English and James Lapeyrouse are the owners of CrysonCare Pharmacy Inc. CrysonCare Pharmacy empowers physicians and patients to make informed, alternative choices for improved health and wellness via personalized medicine. In addition to filling traditional prescriptions, our pharmacists have the expertise to compound products requiring specialized ingredients, and our state-of-the-art lab is home to sophisticated equipment not available in most pharmacies. Our mission at CrysonCare Pharmacy is to exemplify a standard of excellence while maintaining the highest quality of pharmaceutical care possible. We strive to serve patients and prescribers through Trust, Compassion and Experience. After working in the pharmaceutical and toxicology fields for many years, Chris and James started Innovative Apothecary Solutions in 2013, which ultimately purchased CrysonCare Pharmacy Inc. Chris currently serves as President while James serves as Vice President. In 2014, Chris and James diversified and started Etre Belle MedSpa, LLC. Etre Belle MedSpa specializes in neuromuscular injections (Botox, Juvederm and Dysport), as well as laser hair removal, tattoo removal, and various types of facials. Lastly, in January 2016, James and Chris purchased a Durable Medical Equipment company, MedChoice, Inc. specializing in bracing for orthopedics.

 

Jamie-CollinsDr. Jamie Collins / Director of the Center of Entrepreneurship at Sam Houston State University

Jamie Collins, PhD is Director, Center for Entrepreneurship and an Associate Professor at Sam Houston State University. He received his doctorate from Texas A&M University; he teaches courses in Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship, Family Business and Corporate Social Responsibility. He previously taught at the Hankamer School of Business at Baylor University, University of Dallas, Southwestern University and Texas A&M University. Prior to obtaining his doctorate, Jamie spent several years in private industry.  He has previously served as a member of the management team of a private equity group, where he led investment screening and due diligence for the firm. Other prior industry experience includes: aerospace/defense, energy, financial services, and software. He also has extensive investment experience in real estate and agri-business.

Jamie’s research has been published and highlighted in a wide range of outlets, both academic and practitioner-focused, including: Small Business Economics, International Small Business Journal, Journal of Business Ethics, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Engineering & Technology Management, Academy of Management Perspectives, Decision Sciences, Business Horizons, Inc Magazine, and several others.

 

 

DANIEL GOODWIN / Provident Wealth Advisors
(HOST)

TOM GLOVER / Optimized Operations Consulting
(CO-HOST)

JAMES LAPEYROUSE / CrysonCare Pharmacy
(GUEST)

JAMIE COLLINS / Sam Houston State University
(SPECIAL GUEST)

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