We specialize in custom medications tailored to each individual patient, as well as compounding services for various specialty medications. Our team of pharmacists and technicians have decades of combined experience and are dedicated to providing the highest quality care to our patients.
Acacia Apothecary and Wellness is a family-owned compounding pharmacy. Justin and Heather Brock opened their first pharmacy location in 2014 with the goal of helping our patients achieve the best possible outcomes through working closely with their physicians to customize their medication and medication delivery. What started with just Heather, Justin, and Melissa grew quickly to add Amy and then Marcella before the first year was finished. In the years since, we have grown to a staff of over 15. Each of our staff brings their own strengths and approaches to how we care for our patients and providers. Read more about each of them in their bios.
At Acacia Apothecary and Wellness, we believe that every patient deserves personalized care and attention. Our culture is centered around the core values of empathy, compassion, and a deep commitment to providing the highest quality of pharmaceutical care. Our team of highly trained pharmacists and technicians work closely with each patient to understand their unique needs and provide customized treatments to improve their health and wellness. We are passionate about helping our patients lead happier, healthier lives, and strive to create a welcoming, supportive environment for all. Experience the difference a culture of caring we can make in your healthcare journey.
Our Dedication to Our Customers
Our mission at Acacia Apothecary and Wellness is to provide exceptional customer service to all of our patients and clients. We believe that personalized care and attention to detail are the keys to building strong, long-lasting relationships with our customers.
Our goal is to exceed your expectations with every interaction, whether it’s through our knowledgeable and compassionate pharmacists, our commitment to ensuring accuracy and safety in each prescription, or our dedication to providing prompt and convenient service.
We strive to create a welcoming and friendly environment where you can feel comfortable asking questions and expressing your needs. We take pride in our ability to provide customized solutions and take the time to understand your unique healthcare needs.
At Acacia, we are committed to delivering the highest quality care and customer service in the industry.
It’s All About the People!
The Team at Acacia Apothecary and Wellness is what truly make this Tucson-based compound pharmacy one-of-a-kind. Our experienced and knowledgeable staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality care to our patients. From compounding services for various specialty medications to custom medications tailored to each individual patient, Acacia Apothecary and Wellness stands out from the rest.
Amy is a native of Tucson, Arizona and joined the Acacia Apothecary and Wellness family in 2014. Amy graduated from the University of Northern Arizona where she received a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Restaurant Management. Her years of experience in the hospitality industry allowed her to grow her personalized customer service skills and develop a strong understanding of what clients really want. Her success with the company comes from her enjoyment of creating strong relationships with Providers and their staff. Outside of per professional career, Amy loves spending time with her son, friends, and family.
Madai, a Tucson native, became a Certified Pharmacy Technician in February of 2019, joining Team Acacia in April. Madai’s first experience with Acacia Apothecary was when she was placed here for her externship in 2018 through Pima Medical Institute. Before joining Team Acacia, Madai worked in a pharmacy which specialized in long-term pharmaceutical care for Tucson’s geriatric population. What Madai loves most about being a pharmacy technician is “expanding [her] knowledge about medications which are used to promote patient health and well-being”. On Madai’s free time, she enjoys curling up with her Chihuahua and binge watching a good show on Netflix. She is fluent in English and Spanish, giving her the ability to assist with our patients in either language.
Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. Before joining in Acacia in July 2021, Val worked various pharmacy type jobs after graduating high school in 2014, first as an entry-level job and after becoming pharmacy technician trainee in 2018 including retail, call center and prior authorizations. Val decided to further her education in the pharmacy field by enrolling in Pima Medical Institute in 2019 and graduated with honors and became PTCB certified in July 2020. While not at work, she enjoys reading books, painting/crafting and spending time with her husband, dog Loki, and cat Banshee.
Stephanie moved to Tucson in June 2021, after growing up and spending most of her life in Rochester, NY. She began compounding in 2015 in the sterile compounding suite at the University of Rochester Medical Center. With a love of compounding and a desire to branch out into nonsterile compounding, she found a perfect fit at Acacia Apothecary and Wellness. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys arts and crafts, and spending time with her two kitties: Louie and Charlie.
Denise joined the Acacia team in February 2020. Originally from Michigan, Denise and her family moved to Tucson when she was 8 years old. She has been a pharmacy technician since 1990. Her pharmacy experience includes retail, long term care, mail order and management, including 15 years at compounding pharmacies. Denise is licensed in the state of Arizona and is PTCB certified. “Having extensive experience with special needs patients, it is important to me that we are able to provide custom dosages and administration methods that would otherwise not be available.” Outside of work, Denise enjoys her fiancé, son, two dogs and CrossFit.
Marcella joined team Acacia as the second pharmacy technician in October 2014. She has been a pharmacy technician since 2010 and her experience includes working at a specialty pharmacy as well as within the Arizona AIDS Drug Assistance Program. Since working at Acacia, she has learned the technique and art required in making every compounded medication. “I like the fact that we construct a medication completely custom to that patient or animal. Putting on the lab coat and making medication from scratch, it gives you a sense of pride because…we made that.” Outside of work Marcella enjoys dominating escape rooms, reading, board games, and trivia nights with her besties.
Melissa is an original member of the Acacia team as she joined on opening day in May 2014. Coming with a six-year background from a Specialty Compounding Pharmacy, with a PCAB Accreditation, she was ready to contribute all prior knowledge into helping build Acacia. “I truly enjoy providing support in creating custom medications for patients who struggle to find exactly what they need and want. Everybody deserves quality and care, and that is what we deliver at Acacia.” In Melissa’s free time she puts her Music Production degree to work by making soundtracks for local businesses. She enjoys playing soccer, trying out new craft brews, and relaxing with her wife and fur babies.
Connor joined the Acacia team in August 2021. He is currently a third-year pharmacy student at the University of Arizona. What I like about compounding pharmacy is that we can make patient specific medications that aren’t commercially available to better treat our patients. When Connor has free time, he enjoys hanging out with friends, being active and watching movies.
Sage was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated with her undergraduate degree from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. Sage and her husband moved back to Tucson in 2018, where Sage graduated with her pharmacy degree from the University of Arizona. Sage has been with Acacia since the beginning of 2021, and loves being able to add the team. When Sage is not at work, she loves spending time with her husband, 2 daughters and 2 dogs. You can also find Sage out on the golf course, where she loves to win against her husband. She can also be found cooking and baking with her daughters in the kitchen!
Nicole was born and raised in the Great White North (Canada). She moved down to Tucson in 2017 to enjoy all that Arizona has to offer. Nicole graduated with her pharmacy degree from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada. She has over 12 years of pharmacy experience in collaborative practice environments working closely with physicians and patients, spanning from community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, and long-term care. Nicole joined Acacia in 2018, where she finalized the legal requirements to become a fully licensed pharmacist in the United States. As a pharmacist, she utilizes clinical skills to assess her patients and recommend appropriate therapies to achieve an ultimate biologic response. Nicole’s focus is on supporting her patients on their journey to health. When Nicole is not at work, she loves spending time with her husband, sons, giant dogs, and cat (they have a busy house)! She can also be found doing many outdoor activities with her family and animals, watching her sons play sports and enjoying all that beautiful Tucson has to offer.
BT, short for Bach-Truc, was born in Texas and her family moved to Phoenix, Arizona her freshman year of high school. She graduated from the University of Arizona in 2014. Her professional experience includes community pharmacy and medication therapy management. BT enjoys interacting with patients and assisting her patients to getting better. BT joined the Acacia team in June 2021. When BT is not at work, she loves spending time with her husband and two children and going to UA Basketball games to cheer for the UA Basketball team. Bear Down!
Heather is a fifth generation Tucsonan. She and her husband, Justin, opened Acacia Apothecary and Wellness in May of 2014. She serves many roles at Acacia from marketing, retail, human resources, and assisting her fellow team to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients. Her background in hospitality and office management has instilled in her a drive to provide amazing customer service and an enjoyable work atmosphere. When she is not enjoying her time with her Acacia family, she is enjoying her time with her husband and three children.
Dr. Justin Brock earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Midwestern University College of Pharmacy in Glendale, Arizona in 2008. During pharmacy school, he served as Class President, was selected to Phi Lambda Sigma Honorary Pharmacy Leadership Society, and served as an officer in the student chapters of Phi Delta Chi Professional Pharmacy Fraternity and National Community Pharmacy Association. He also earned many awards including American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Academia Scholarship, MWU Spirit of Service Scholarship in 2006 and 2007, Lilly Achievement Award, Sybil B. Harrington Scholarship, JM Long Foundation Scholarship, and Walgreen’s Sponsored Scholarship.
After graduating, Justin served as Director of Pharmacy and Lab Director for a Specialty / Compounding Pharmacy for two years. He then moved back to his hometown of Tucson to be Manager of Outpatient Pharmacy Services for at The University of Arizona Medical Center.
Justin serves as an adjunct professor, precepting pharmacy students for Midwestern University and The University of Arizona. While precepting, he has created opportunities for students to immunize, provide medication reviews, and perform smoking cessation counseling. His clinical experience is in pain management, hormone replacement, veterinary medicine, transplant, and infectious disease. Justin’s research has allowed him to give presentations and publish in the areas of public health, transitions of care, and pharmacy administration.
Justin’s family has resided in Pima County for 6 generations. Always calling Tucson his hometown, Justin’s dream was to return to open a compounding pharmacy. His goal was to provide the best possible outcomes through personalized medication. Acacia Apothecary and Wellness is the fruition of that dream. Justin and his wife Heather have three children with whom they love enjoying all that southern Arizona has to offer.