Pharmacy Staff

Our Rushmore Compounding Pharmacy Staff brings years of experience in their compounding services.


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Katy Hecker, PharmD

Compounding Pharmacist and Pharmacist In Charge

Katy was born and raised in Rapid City, South Dakota. Upon graduation from Stevens High School in 2004, she attended Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. In 2010, she graduated from Creighton University with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. After graduation she moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado where she worked for Walgreens for 5 years and gained valuable pharmacy experience. In 2015, she accepted a position as the Pharmacist in Charge at the Medicine Shoppe on West Colorado Avenue. At the Medicine Shoppe she found her niche in independent community pharmacy. In 2019, after starting a family of their own, she and her husband decided to move back home to South Dakota to be closer to family. Katy was Pharmacist In Charge at The Medicine Shoppe, Rapid City, SD for 18 months and then followed her passion for making medications to Rushmore Compounding Pharmacy.

Katy is passionate about providing exceptional care to all her patients. She has had extensive training in hormone restoration, natural medicine, and compounding. In her spare time, Katy loves to spend time with her family in the great outdoors! She enjoys skiing, yoga, running, playing the violin, and watching nostalgic movies.


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Kelli Shaw, PharmD

Compounding Pharmacist

Kelli grew up in Rapid City, and graduated from Stevens High School in 2004. She studied for two years at The University of Minnesota, before transferring to The University of Montana. She earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2012, and soon after began training as a compounding pharmacist.

Kelli works to keep up to date on the most current practices, and attends specialized training to better serve her compounding patients. She also strives to be a resource for providers interested in finding solutions through personalized treatment. She particularly enjoys helping patients with hormone related issues, autoimmune disorders, and chronic pain problems, using novel approaches in specialized medicine.

Kelli also has a special interest in well rounded healthcare. She encourages patients to pursue an active lifestyle, be mindful of diet and chemical exposure, and researches and promotes vitamins and supplements as a strong base for overall health. 

When she is not in the lab, Kelli is usually busy traveling or exploring the Black Hills. She is involved in multiple sports, both indoors and out, and enjoys spending time with friends and family.


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Jordan, Compounding Technician; Liz, Lead Technician; Jordie, Technician in Training