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David Z. Twersky

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Board Member

Local Address: Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Robin Hood Ventures
3711 Market Street 8Th Floor
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
United States

Company Description: Since 1999, Robin Hood Ventures has invested in over 50 early-stage, high-growth startups, en route to building great companies. Our investments generally range...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Co-Founder
    Premier Distributor Group

Education

  • graduate degrees , Clinical Psychology and Clinical Social Work
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Web References
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www.robinhoodventures.com, 24 May 2014 [cached]
David Twersky View Profile David Twersky Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Packaging and Distribution, Healthcare IT
Early Stage Angel Investor Group in Philadelphia | Robin Hood Ventures - Member Bios
www.robinhoodventures.com, 30 Sept 2013 [cached]
David Twersky is a business executive with more than thirty years of pharmaceutical, life-science and venture capital experience.
David was founder and CEO of Dixon-Shane Drug Company, a Philadelphia-based wholesale distributor, private-label manufacturer and packager of branded and generic pharmaceuticals, servicing public health clinics, hospitals, retail pharmacies, physicians, and managed-care organizations. The company’s 3000-sku product line included a trademarked house brand ("Dixon's") consisting of over 150 generic prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications and vitamin supplements. By 2002, Dixon-Shane's success as a vertically integrated pharma operation gave the company a national presence, at which time David negotiated the sale of the company.
While leading Dixon-Shane, David co-founded and was the first President of the Premier Distributor Group, a dynamic group purchasing organization (GPO) of independent pharmaceutical wholesalers located throughout the United States.
Prior to entering the business world, David, who holds graduate degrees in Clinical Psychology and Clinical Social Work, was a practicing family therapist and a college-level Social Sciences instructor. David's background in these fields has played a significant role in shaping his approach to business relationships and management.
David currently serves as Chairman of the Mid-Atlantic Angel Group Fund and previously was President of Robin Hood Ventures, a Philadelphia angel investor group. As an advisor to innovative early-stage companies, he provides business mentoring and strategic consulting, and participates as a judge and guest speaker at entrepreneurial program events. David has served on many advisory and governing boards including Carecam Innovations (mHealth), Molecular Detection (diagnostics), Afaxys Pharma (pharma), Take Care Health Systems (healthcare), Mid-Atlantic Angel Funds I and II (venture capital), Robin Hood Ventures (venture capital), Ben Franklin Technology Partners (venture capital), Planned Parenthood (healthcare), Synova Healthcare (diagnostics), Ethidium Health Systems (healthcare IT) and Montgomery County Community College (education).
Tag: expert advice | CollegeXpress
www.collegexpress.com, 28 Oct 2013 [cached]
David Twersky, Founder and Consultant at College Link Consulting
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David Twersky is a college consultant and the founder of College Link Consulting. He recently left corporate life to launch a career as an independent consultant. read more
Robinhood Ventures
www.robinhoodventures.com, 9 Oct 2009 [cached]
David Twersky -Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, Packaging and Distribution, Healthcare IT
David Twersky has over 25 years of corporate executive experience as a founder and the CEO of Dixon-Shane Drug Company, a Philadelphia-based wholesale distributor and packager of branded and generic pharmaceuticals, servicing government agencies, retail pharmacies, medical clinics, and managed care organizations. The company's product line included a trademarked house-brand marketed under the "Dixon" label, consisting of over 130 generic prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and vitamin supplements. Under David's entrepreneurial leadership, sales grew to $40 million in 2002, at which time he negotiated the sale of the company.
David was a co-founder and the first President of the Premier Distributor Group, a group purchasing organization of independent pharmaceutical wholesalers located throughout the United States. The GPO leveraged the members' combined purchasing power, in excess of $300 million annually, to negotiate more favorable pricing and terms.
Prior to entering the business world, David, who holds graduate degrees in Clinical Psychology and Clinical Social Work, was a practicing family therapist and a college-level Social Sciences instructor.
Currently, David is an active investor in and advisor to innovative early-stage companies and is is the President of Robin Hood Ventures, a Philadelphia angel investor group. He also provides business mentoring and pharmaceutical consulting, and participates as a judge and guest speaker at entrepreneurial program events. David has served on several for-profit, as well as non-profit, advisory and governing Boards including Afaxys Pharma, Take Care Health Systems, Synova Healthcare, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Robin Hood Ventures, Mid-Atlantic Angel Fund, Planned Parenthood, Montgomery County (PA) Community College and the Huntingdon Valley Public Library.
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