Ken Dowell

Executive Vice President, Pharmacy Analytics Board Chairman


Since 1986, Ken has continuously been a pioneer in the healthcare industry, helping organizations maximize their overall pharmacy objectives. After playing a major role in the development and growth of Diversified Pharmaceutical Services before its acquisition by Smith-Kline Beecham, Ken made strong contributions to several of today’s leading PBMs around the country, focusing his primary efforts in the business development and strategic direction.

Since 2000, Ken has established his position as an industry-leading consultant, offering his unique expertise and insights to health plans, unions and self-insured employers of all sizes around the country.

In 2010, Ken founded Excelsior Solutions, which merged with Lockton Dunning Benefits in 2012. Excelsior Solutions is comprised of pharmacists, specialty drug experts and former PBM executives focused exclusively on pharmacy benefit management. Clients experience an entirely transparent pass-through business model and benefit from Ken’s candid approach to the industry.


University of Minnesota-Duluth