Dougherty’s Pharmacy names proven litigator to board
DALLAS — Dougherty’s Pharmacy on Friday named Troy Phillips to its board of directors.
“Troy brings a unique skill set that we believe will be a tremendous addition to our board of directors,” stated James Leslie, chairman Dougherty's Pharmacy. “We believe his experience as a practicing attorney will be very beneficial to the company as he brings with him a vast array of knowledge and expertise.”
Phillips has been the chairman of the board and CEO of Glast, Phillips & Murray, a law firm, since 1992. An attorney for more than 43 years, Phillips specializes in business litigation matters and has extensive experience in corporate reorganizations. He is a member of the College of the State Bar of Texas and is an occasional speaker at legal and professional seminars.
Phillips earned his bachelor’s degree from North Texas State University and his law degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Dougherty’s Pharmacy is a retail pharmacy chain focused on successfully acquiring, managing and growing community-based pharmacies in the Southwest Region of the United States. On June 9, 2017, the company changed its name from Ascendant Solutions to Dougherty’s Pharmacy to better reflect the corporate vision and operating structure.
Dollar General opens 14,000th store
GOODLETTSVILLE, Tenn. — A discount chain has reached a new milestone. Dollar General on Wednesday announced the opening of it 14,000th store, located in Dauphin, Pa., which it marked with a grand opening celebration.
“Dollar General is excited to celebrate our company’s continued growth by celebrating our 14,000th store grand opening today,” Dollar General CEO Todd Vasos said. “For nearly 80 years, Dollar General has continually been focused on delivering everyday low prices, convenience and value to the communities we serve. I am especially grateful to the more than 127,000 Dollar General employees who support the company every day through our mission of serving others, our customers and our communities in helping us reach this milestone.”
The company currently employs roughly 5,700 people in Pennsylvania across roughly 625 stores and its distribution center in Bethel.