Nathan Tinker, PhD

Nathan Tinker joined Connecticut Pharmacists Association (CPA) as CEO in October 2018. In this role, Nathan is responsible for overall leadership of the CPA and its two other entities, the Connecticut Pharmacists Foundation and the Connecticut Pharmacy Services Corporation. He also serves as Editor of The Pharmacy Journal of New England. Nathan comes to CPA with over 20 years of experience in state and federal public policy, industry advocacy, and trade association leadership. Previously, Nathan led NewYorkBIO as Executive Director, supporting the association’s members as the primary spokesman and advocate for the state’s bioscience industry. Before that, Nathan served as Executive Director of the Sabin Vaccine Institute Cancer Vaccine Consortium and as Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of the NanoBusiness Alliance, the national trade association for nanotechnology. He began his professional career in crisis communications and public relations, providing strategy and insight to Fortune 500 clients including Apple, Yahoo!, Lockheed Martin, Chrysler, and many more. Nathan holds a PhD from Fordham University. He lives in Trumbull, Connecticut, with his family. Contact Nathan

Lisa Capobianco
Vice President, Operations

Lisa Capobianco joined CPA as Communications Director of CPA in November 2017 and was promoted to VP of Operations in 2020. She graduated from Quinnipiac University with a journalism degree in 2013. Shortly after graduation, she worked as a reporter for a local newspaper, covering a variety of beats—from local government to education to human interest stories. She also served as a fill-in editor and monthly columnist. In her role at CPA, Lisa wears many hats. While producing various marketing initiatives, including the weekly Fast Five newsletter and the Pharmacy Journal of New England (PJNE), she develops continuing education programs and manages the CE accreditation process. She also manages CPA’s pharmacy technician program and online refresher courses in addition to membership activities. Contact Lisa