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Michael Hertz - Elmora Pharmacy Pharmacist in Charge/Owner/President/CEO: Michael Hertz is the son of Sam Hertz, who originally purchased the location to later be known as Elmora Drugs. Michael was born in 1952, grew up in Cranford and attended Northeastern University. In 1981, when his first child, Benjamin, was born, he bought out his father’s original partner to become the owner/operator of Elmora Drugs. Michael helped the pharmacy expand 4 times into its current form. His vision, caring and drive are what has led to the success of the store now known as Elmora Healthcare. He loves cars, cats and spending his free time watching the birds eat from the feeders in his backyard.
Benjamin Hertz - Elmora Pharmacy Store Manager: Benjamin Hertz has basically grown up in Elmora Healthcare. As a child, Ben would spend the day playing with matchbox cars with his brother in the corner of the store. Ben grew up in Westfield and graduated high school in 1999 and made deliveries for the pharmacy after school 6 days a week as soon as he had his driver’s license. After high school, Ben attended the Chubb Institute where he earned a diploma for Computer Network Design and Troubleshooting during the dot com boom. Upon graduation from Chubb, the job market was slowing down and Ben had a hard time finding a job and his father asked him to come work at the pharmacy. Ben has been running the pharmacy day to day operations since 2003 and really enjoys helping people navigate complex issues and takes pride in his understanding and empathy of situations.
Ana Rico - Andreni - Elmora Pharmacy Pharmacy Technician Supervisor: Ana Rico-Andreni was born in Key West, Florida and moved to New Jersey with her family when she was 4 years old. Ana grew up in Elizabeth, attending St. Marys and St. Alberts schools before heading back to Florida for college. Ana has been with Elmora Healthcare for over 37 years. She is as important to the store as anyone and has been working with Michael Hertz for their entire careers. Ana spends her free time touring the country with her husband on their Harley Davidson motorcycle when the weather permits.
Antonella Ansaldo - Carbonell - Elmora Pharmacy Registered Pharmacist: Antonella Ansaldo-Carbonell has lived down the street from the pharmacy for the past 35 years until recently when she moved to Union. She attended St. Mary’s in Elizabeth and Rutgers Pharmacy School to earn her degree. Antonella is a thorough pharmacist who prides herself in the safety of her patients. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her husband watching movies and playing video games.
Vanessa Martinez - Chauca - Elmora Pharmacy Durable Medical Equipment Department Supervisor: Vanessa Martinez-Chauca was born and raised in Elizabeth and has been with Elmora Healthcare for more than 15 years, starting out as a counter clerk and moving her way up to DME supervisor. Vanessa resides in Elizabeth with her loving husband, where they are devoted parents to a handsome son and beautiful newborn daughter. Other than spending quality time with her family, Vanessa enjoys helping her community with any questions regarding insurance coverage for all DME supplies and equipment.
Oksana Duma - Elmora Pharmacy DME Customer Service: Oksana Duma is the Head of our Customer Service Department for Durable Medical Equipment. She has been with Elmora Healthcare for 4 years having 14 years experience in the Durable Medical Equipement field previously working for Life Medical in Linden. Oksana was born in Ukraine and came to the United States in 1998. She is multi-lingual speaking her native language, Ukrainian, as well as English, Polish, Russian, and Slovac. Oksana lives in Staten Island with her lovely family and beautiful grandchildren. If you have any questions regarding an incontinence order or refills, you can contact Oksana Monday through Friday from 9am to 5pm.

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