Pharmacy has always been at our very foundation


Our roots in pharmacy define us today. Founded in 1919 by F.A. Upsher Smith (pictured at left), a chemist trained in England, we understand that the work pharmacists do at every level is critical for both patients and healthcare providers. A true focus on patient needs is what helps us deliver value and care every day. Our company’s innovative way of developing pharmaceuticals has since been passed on to the father-son team of Ken Evenstad, Chairman, who was educated as a pharmacist, and Mark Evenstad, CEO. They remain committed to leading the company on its mission to improve people’s lives through development of high-value, high-quality therapies, solutions, and partnerships that simplify access, deliver better health outcomes, and enhance life.