The IHS Sales Team

IHS Pharmacy is committed to exceeding expectations by providing exceptional pharmacy service. Across the country, we care about every facility and their pharmacy management needs.

As a family owned and operated business, our expert sales team will customize pharmacy support to satisfy the needs of each facility. With extensive experience in medication management, correctional services, pharmaceutical operations, and jail management; our sales team understands and delivers individualized attention.

As your primary contact; our sales people are available for consultation and dependable personalized support. We look forward to developing long lasting business relationships with all the facilities we serve.

Mike Brown

Marketing Director – Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.

Mike Brown joined IHS in 2008 and is responsible for managing and growing business in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Mike also works with IHS pharmacy benefit management, PBM partner to provide for immediate need local pharmacy prescriptions for IHS facilities.
Mike is a graduate of Mississippi State University and holds the designation of Managed Health Care Professional, MHP. Prior to joining IHS, Mike was employed in the health and pharmacy services industry working for both regional and national companies. This experience allows Mike insight in to both medical and pharmacy issues facing IHS pharmacy and its customers.
Mike resides in Madison, Mississippi and is married with four children. Aside from his professional duties, Mike enjoys fishing, hunting and working in his garden.

Cathy Jones

Marketing Director – Midwest

Cathy began this position in 2006. She is responsible for all account development and management in Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. She has over 40 years health care experience. She is a retired Navy Chief Hospital Corpsman and pharmacy technician with experience in hospital, clinic and shipboard pharmacy. She is a graduate of Union University in Jackson TN with a degree in Health Care Administration.
Cathy is married to her husband of 25 years, Mo. They reside in Jackson TN with their three fur babies, Rubi, Paws and Tiny. She is the mother of two grown children, Harrison Jones and Kalie Foust. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, camping and spending time with her grandchildren.
Cathy Jones Marketing Director Midwest

John Gilbert

Marketing Director – Texas

John joined IHS in December 2015 and is responsible for marketing, new business development and account management for the state of Texas. He has over 35 years of experience in the field of Criminal Justice. John retired in 2006 from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as Deputy Director. During his tenure with TDCJ John held many management and leadership positions to include Regional Director, Divisional Director and Deputy Director. Most recently John worked in the private sector with CiviGenics, Community Education Centers and as an independent consultant.
John is married and he and his wife Donna reside in Huntsville, Texas. They have three children and five grandchildren. Hobbies include traveling, hiking, hunting, snorkeling, weightlifting and projects around the house.

Wayne Scott

Marketing Director – Texas

Wayne Scott’s career in criminal justice began in January 1972 when the Texas Department of Corrections (TDC) hired him as a correctional officer.  While working for TDC he earned a BBA in Finance and Management from Sam Houston State University. From 1972 until 1983, he was promoted through the security ranks of TDC achieving the rank of Major, which is the highest-ranking uniformed security officer in the Texas Department of Corrections rank structure.  Mr. Scott was Major of Correctional Officers at the Ellis Unit in Huntsville, Texas and at the Retrieve Unit (now the Wayne Scott Unit) in Angleton, Texas.  He went on to serve as an Assistant Warden, Senior Warden, Regional Director, and Deputy Director of Operations.  In 1995, Wayne Scott became Executive Director of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.  The agency had grown significantly, and he was now responsible for 150,000 inmates, 40,000 employees, and a $5.2 billion biennial budget. He remained as Executive Director until his retirement in August 2001.
Mr. Scott graduated from Sam Houston State University in 1972 and was named a Distinguished Alumni in 2000.  In 2013 Mr. Scott was the recipient of the Louie Wainwright Award given by the Association of State Correctional Administrators for demonstrating outstanding achievements in the field of corrections.  Wayne’s other awards include the Texas Corrections Association-President’s Gavel Award, the Texas Public Employees Association-State Agency Administrator of the Year, and the Texas Corrections Association-Dr. George Beto Hall of Honor Award.
Post retirement, Mr. Scott accepted an appointment from Governor Perry to the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles as a board member and a member of the executive committee of the board.  After leaving the Board of Pardons and Paroles, he worked as a criminal justice consultant.  As a consultant he performed operational reviews of the Harris County Jail in Houston, Texas and the Cook County Jail in Chicago, Illinois. He also worked extensively in operational reviews of the Puerto Rico Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, and actively participated in Immigration and Customs Enforcement reviews of 37 county jails throughout the United States.
Most recently, he has completed projects in Oregon, Ohio, Florida, South Carolina, Arizona, Alabama, and California. Mr. Scott is an active ASCA associate and has worked on a number of ASCA projects including several staffing studies and post incident assessments.
Wayne became the IHS’s Marketing Director for the State of Texas in 2016.

Phil Sargent

Marketing Director East and South

Phil comes to IHS Pharmacy from Securus Technologies, a government services agency. During his five year tenure with Securus, he was Major Account Executive for South Carolina, North Carolina, and mid-Tennessee.
Phil began his law enforcement career in 1982 as a dispatcher with the Pickens County (SC) Sheriff’s Office. After working through the ranks, he retired there as Captain of Administration in 2011. His entire career always included the detention center even though he held other responsibilities such as Crime Scene Processing, Training, and Sex Offender Registration, among others.
Phil was also the first Jail Administrator in SC to use the SC Set-Off Debt Collection Act to seize state and federal income tax refunds of individual inmates to reimburse their agency for payments made for medication and doctors’ visits.
Phil is a graduate of Anderson University (SC) and Clemson University. He is also a graduate of the FBI’s National Academy (Session 186th) in Quantico, VA and he holds numerous state and federal certifications. Phil and his wife, Jane, have two daughters, Caroline and Courtney S. Harmon (Roy) – and one granddaughter (JJ) born on May 26th of this year. Phil and his family reside in Easley, SC. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, working in the yard, trout fishing, and spending time with his family.

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