May 29, 2012
Ron Lanton is Government Affairs Counsel at H. D. Smith.
Ron's responsibilities are to oversee the Government Affairs Department and related activities for the corporation. Ron's government affairs and legal experience includes activities on the municipal, state and federal levels of government. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Miami University and a Juris Doctor from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law. He is currently admitted to practice law in Illinois and the District of Columbia with a NY license pending.
Widely regarded as the nation's independent wholesale leader, H. D. Smith provides a full range of products and business solutions to serve the unique and growing needs of community pharmacy. Understanding that independent pharmacies need more than just brand and generic pharmaceuticals, H. D. Smith remains committed to stocking a full and diverse line of DME, home healthcare and health and beauty products that equip independent pharmacies to differentiate themselves from big-box retailers and mail order pharmacy. H. D. Smith takes seriously its role as a vital part of the healthcare product distribution channel, requiring second-to-none delivery and security for the benefit of its customers and ultimately the patients being served.