Bill Mixon is the owner of The Compounding Pharmacy in Hickory, North Carolina. He received his BS degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1977, and his MS degree from UNC in 1983. He has completed two hospital pharmacy residencies, has been a Certified Diabetes Educator and a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist. Mr. Mixon is a fellow of the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, and his pharmacy is one of ~170 nationwide that is accredited by the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board. He serves on the USP Expert Committee for Compounding. He was elected to the NC Board of Pharmacy in May of 2011, and is the Board representative of the Pharmacy Compounding Work Group that is tasked with revising the rules for compounding in North Carolina. Memberships include NCAP, APhA, NCPA, NABP, and ACVP. Mr. Mixon is the pharmacist member of the Catawba County Board of Health. His 35 years of experience in hospital and community pharmacy, long-term care, and hospice care have prepared him to serve the pharmacists of North Carolina. His broad practice experience gives him insight into a very diverse group of practice settings, as well as many of the issues facing pharmacists today.