Meet The Staff
Christopher K. Casey, R.Ph. & CEO
A 1979 graduate of the Albany College of Pharmacy, Christopher Casey has been a retail pharmacist for over 30 years. He began his career in sales with Eli Lilly and Company then in 1983 he bought Naples Pharmacy in Naples, New York, which he owned for 23 years. In 2002, Mr. Casey opened Mead Square Pharmacy in Victor, NY and is a principal of Mead Square Development (real estate holdings). In 2009, he co-founded FPR Specialty Pharmacy, a compounding pharmacy specializing in custom topical solutions for pain and inflammation.
Mr. Casey has also served as past president and chairman of the Rochester Drug Cooperative, an independently owned wholesale drug cooperative servicing over 800 community retail pharmacies, long-term care pharmacies, and home health care stores in New York State, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. Other appointments include Associate Professor of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford, NY and preceptor for Ohio Northern University School of Pharmacy.
Mr. Casey is a founding board member of Quality Care Pharmacies (Legend Pharmacies) of Greater New York State, and an active member of the PSSNY (Pharmacist Society of the State of New York), the RPS (Rochester Pharmacy Society), the NCPA (National Community Pharmacists Association), the IACP (International Academy of Compounding Pharmacist) and the PCCA (Professional Compounding Centers of America). Mr Casey is a certified immunizing pharmacist.
In 2005, Mr. Casey received the Innovative Pharmacy Practice Award from the New York State Pharmaceutical Society and in 2007 he was named Small Business Person of the Year by Victor (NY) Local Development. Over the years, Mr. Casey has been active in numerous community affairs and served on many boards and foundations including: Naples Central School Board, St. Januarius Church, Naples Zoning Board, The Naples Community Park Association, and Serenity Hospice Board.
Caitlin Topping, PharmD
Caitlin Topping grew up in Victor and worked as a pharmacy technician for Mead Square during high school. She then graduated from the University at Buffalo Pharmacy School in 2012. Dr. Topping began her career as a staff pharmacist for CVS Pharmacy. After a few years she then took a position at the inpatient pharmacy at Unity Hospital before re-joining the Mead Square Pharmacy team in 2015 where she is now the lead pharmacist for the home care division.
Kevin C. Casey, Chief Operating Officer
Kevin Casey graduated in 2008 from Saint John Fisher College with a degree in Business Management, and a concentration in Financial Planning. After graduation, Mr. Casey went to work for his Father at Mead Square Pharmacy before accepting a position with Cardinal Health as a Pharmacy Business Consultant. He returned to Mead Square Pharmacy in 2013 to take over the daily operations of the business.
Novalee Leno, Pharmacy Manager
Novalee joined Mead Square Pharmacy in August of 2016 when Upstate HomeCare’s Medcase Division was purchased by Mead Square Pharmacy. She has worked as a pharmacy technican for 17 years, starting at Wegmans Pharmacy in Geneseo in 2001. 5 years later, she started at PharmHealth Infusion, which was later bought out by Upstate HomeCare. In 2017, Novalee was promoted to Manager of Mead Square Pharmacy, while still continuing to oversee the Medcase Division.
Kristin Kumpf, Gift Manager
Kristin joined us at Mead Square in 2010 in the pharmacy department. Coming from Wegmans and over thirteen years of retail management experience, as a gift buyer and gift manager for Mead Square she has helped change over our gift department into a must see shopping destination with our unique gifts. She will make sure your shopping and gift buying experience is unlike any other!