Troy Trygstad



Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, PhD

Executive Director




Troy Trygstad, PharmD, MBA, PhD

Troy Trygstad is a community pharmacist, a health economist, and innovative thinker who continues to encourage pharmacy industry leaders into new and inventive ways of thinking.


Troy is the Executive Director of CPESN USA, a clinically integrated network of community-based pharmacy networks that endeavors to improve the quality and effectiveness of enhanced services provided by participating pharmacies and align them with the workflows and payment reform incentives of physicians, their support staff and other healthcare providers.


He also serves as the Vice President of Pharmacy Provider Partnerships for Community Care of North Carolina, an organization providing wrap-around population health management supports for nearly 2,000 primary care practices.


Troy possesses over fifteen years of experience with multi-disciplinary care teams and intervention development under alternative payment and support models. He is the Project Director for a Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation Award that tests new models of payment and pharmacy connectivity to primary care providers and the medical neighborhood that includes over 250 pharmacies in North Carolina.


Troy proudly practices in a community pharmacy setting on nights and weekends and serves as a board member for the American Pharmacists Association Foundation and the Pharmacy Quality Alliance, as well as Editor-in-Chief of Pharmacy Times.


Troy and his wife, Peggy, have been married for 15 years. He enjoys biking and triathlons as well as chasing his three young kids around the house.