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Meet KirbyRx

Kirby Rx is the retail pharmacy for Kirby on Market and at Kirby Medical Center. Kirby RX offers a full-service pharmacy to serve the patients of Kirby Medical Group, Carle Clinic, the hospital, and all of Piatt County. The pharmacy honors the Kirby Core Values of Compassion, Attitude, Respect, Excellence, and Stewardship. Visit us today to experience the Kirby Rx on Market difference.

Bruce - Pharmacy Manager

Graduate from Drake University College of Pharmacy 1983

Family: Wife (Leslie) with 4 daughters and 8 grandchildren!

Favorite part of his job: The pharmacy profession has been good to me. It’s a challenge to constantly keep learning and share my knowledge to help others.

Hobbies/Interests: Sports- especially baseball (Go Cubs!) and Butler Basketball.

If I weren’t so good at my job, I would be an: Electrician. I worked for 5 years in the family business doing electrical work.

Kirby has a strong focus on wellness. I stay well by: Walking 2 miles every day.

The best piece of advice for joining our team: Expect variety. No two days are ever the same.

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Dan - Pharmacy Director

Pharmacist for 13 years

Family: Wife (Jessica), children Sophie, Henry, and DJ.

Favorite part of his job: Problem solving. Pharmacists are often asked to solve lots of issues, many go beyond therapeutic decisions. Dan also specializes in compounding with a large focus on solving hormone imbalances.

Hobbies/Interests: “I’ve coached the high school boys’ soccer team for 13 years now – 5 as an assistant and 8 as a head coach. Go Sages!”

If I weren’t so good at my job, I would be a: High school science teacher.

If I could invent a holiday, it would be: Another Halloween? Halloween is perfect so let’s just do it twice a year – maybe in the summer. My family always dresses up together. My favorite year, we all dressed up as the Addams family.

The best piece of advice for joining our team: Find a way to say YES!

Your favorite Netflix series, books, and/or podcasts include: Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead. Game of Thrones (the books!).

Kirby has a strong focus on wellness. I stay well by: Attending KMC Fitness classes as much as I can. Functional fitness at its best. Give it a try!

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Jo – Pharmacist

Family: Husband, 2 sons, 1 daughter, and 3-year-old black lab.

Favorite part of her job: Patient contact and flexible hours, especially when raising our family. Kirby Rx has a great team that runs like a well-oiled machine!

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, traveling and Illini basketball.

Your favorite Netflix series, books, and/or podcasts include: Game of Thrones TV series. Podcasts – Freakonomics, Throughline, TED Radio Hour. Books – anything by John Grisham, David Baldacci, and Lee Childs.

Kirby has a strong focus on wellness. I stay well by: Being outside as much as I can – golf, gardening, hiking…

Becca - Pharmacist

Pharmacist for 19 years

Family: Husband (Jeff), children Hannah (9) and Jarrett (8).

Favorite part of her job: Interacting with different patients I get to see everyday.

Hobbies/Interests: “I love to travel as much as possible." Becca’s favorite trips include South Dakota, Mediterranean cruise, Rome, and Florence (to see the Pope).

If I weren’t so good at my job, I would be a: Meteorologist on TV – “You can be completely wrong, and everyone just shrugs it off.”

If I could invent a holiday, it would be: “Opening Day! It would be celebrated on the opening day of the baseball season every year because I'm a Cardinal fan and there needs to be a holiday between New Years and Labor Day. It's a pretty long stretch with nothing official to take the day off.”

The best piece of advice for joining our team: Be YOURSELF!

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Heather – Pharmacy Technician

Heather has 21 years of pharmacy experience – all in Monticello

Family: Husband (Mike), daughter Taylor (19).

Favorite part of her job: Solving problems and working with patients.

Hobbies/Interests: Golf and walking on the beach.

If I weren’t so good at my job, I would be a: NICU nurse.

If I could invent a holiday, it would be: Volunteer day. Everyone would get a paid day off to volunteer anywhere. It would make a difference and make everyone smile.

The best piece of advice for joining our team: It will be busy and crazy sometimes, but it is a great place to work and wonderful customers.

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Jeryllynne- Pharmacy Technician

Favorite part of her job: “Seeing lots of people every day!” If you use the drive-up, chances are you will have Jeryllynne there waiting to serve you.

The best piece of advice I’ve ever been given is: Be honest and be a good listener.

If I weren’t so good at my job, I would: Own my own boutique!

Kirby has a strong focus on wellness. I stay well by: Taking our PURE supplements for a better healthy living!

If I could invent a holiday, it would be: “A holiday to involve volunteering to help the sick or young adults with addiction problems.”

The best piece of advice for joining our team: It going to be a fast pace environment, but you’ll be working with great people.

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McKenzie – Pharmacy Technician

Pharmacy Technician for 8 years

Family: Zach (fiancée), four cats – Jotaro, Noriaki, Spike, Faye and one dog – Mus.

Favorite part of her job: Helping a vast array of patients – from pediatric to geriatric patients!

Hobbies/Interests: Anything involving homesteading and animals.

If I weren’t so good at my job, I would be: In veterinary medicine.

If I could invent a holiday, it would be: “Bakery day! You would get together with friends and family to have an excuse to bake all day.”

Your favorite Netflix series, books, and/or podcasts include: The Great British Bake Off – “I love learning new recipes.”

Kirby has strong focus on wellness. I stay well by: Taking care of my animals and helping my family on the farm.

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Darla - Pharmacy Technician

35 years of experience in pharmacy

Family: Husband (Bill), children Dustin and Shaylee, and cat (Ziggy).

Favorite part of her job: Rewarding feeling of helping others and longtime friendships kept through the years.

Hobbies/Interests: Sharing time with others! Whether baking, shopping, traveling, or just hanging out!

If I weren’t so good at my job, I would a: Find a job where I could cook or bake!

Kirby has a strong focus on wellness. I stay well by: Spending time with my family.

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Lydia – Pharmacy Technician

Family: Recently married (Daniel) and 10 year old Pitbull mix.

Favorite part of her job: Helping people. I even go out to deliver prescriptions when it helps.

Hobbies/Interests: Spending time with my 4 nieces. Traveling – my favorite vacation was skiing in Jackson Hole WY.

The best piece of advice for joining our team: We wear many hats at Kirby so be willing to pitch in where you are needed.