Justin Binik-Thomas

Professional Experience

Manager, Contracts previous roles included senior contract manager

Directly responsible for training and development of analysts, managers, and new hires
Subject matter expert for global operations cross-functional teams (Project Management, Clinical, Legal)


  • Lead partnership accounts serving governance, escalations, pricing, and contracts
  • Provide direct project management, contract negotiation, financial management
  • Departmental representative to the vendor oversight and selection committee
  • Develop, implement, maintain, train global processes and procedures

Select Achievements

  • Authored delegation of authority process empowering team from ‘supporter’ to ‘owner’ of process
  • Led change management credited with 50% conversion and 83% improved sales in Q4 2018
  • Contributed ~50% of top two quarters in company history Q4 2018, Q2 2019, Q3 2019
  • Responsible for largest award in organizational history

Parexel International
Senior Contract Manager  previous roles included contract manager

Directly responsible for training and development of Pod and indirectly for US team


  • Lead “deal team” partnering with clinical, sales, and risk mitigation teams on strategic opportunities
  • Manage contracting process from start-up through project completion; serve as subject matter expert
  • Provide direct project management, contract negotiation, and financial management
  • Provide training / system rollout to operations and financial teams
  • Relationship management – internal and external clientele

Select Achievements

  • Representative to taskforces; pricing model development, strategic relationship
  • Representative to face-to-face contract and budget negotiations
  • Exceed company metrics quarter-over-quarter

Syneos Health
Principal Commercial Operations Analyst previous roles included proposal business analyst

Directly responsible for training and development of US Department (~6) and indirectly for global team (~15)


  • Negotiated contracts with outsourcing and clinical teams from verbal award through completion
  • Crafted contracts including letters of intent, task orders, contract amendments, vendor agreements
  • Maximized marginal contribution and net profit on each contract
  • Trained, oversaw, and guided peer deliverables
  • RFI and RFP Documentation

Selected Achievements

  • Streamlined process and efficiency to yield over 25% improvement in days-sales-outstanding target
  • Exceeded company sales target every quarter tracked (seven consecutive quarters)
  • Hired / trained / mentored eight employees

Walgreens Boots Alliance
Supervisor of self-service sales and pharmacy operations under various formal titles

Directly responsible for all employees on shift (~10) and support training for full team (~30)


  • Marketing management; merchandise/track sales of sale, promotional, and seasonal items
  • Personnel management; provided training, oversight, scheduling, and guidance of staff
  • Financial management; assured accurate accounting via bimonthly corporate reports
  • Inventory management; improved accuracy and assured appropriate day supply
  • District new-store setup team in local market

Selected Achievements

  • Improved day supply by two weeks; resulted in nearly $500,000 additional cash on hand
  • Reported same store sales increase in excess of 5% annually
  • Mentored and trained new employees


  • Indiana Wesleyan University, Marion, IN
    Master of Science | Business Management
  • University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OHBachelor of Science | BiologyAssociate of Arts | Pharmacy
  • Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, MIContinuing Education | Non-Degree
  • Chaplain, Hamilton, OHCertified by Leadership Council

Certification and Appointments

  • Certified Pharmacy Technician 2000 to Present
    Certified by Pharmacy Technician Certification Board
  • Notary Public 2000 to Present
    Appointed by Governor, State of Ohio

Community Engagement

  • Member, Board of Directors 2011 to 2019
    EmpowerU Ohio
  • Treasurer 2011-2017
    Rockwern Academy PTO
  • Media Relations Consulting 2011-2015

Contact Justin
jbt (at) binikthomas.com
513 402 2727