Keri Bates, Pharm.D.
Meet Keri! She is the pharmacist and owner of Rocky Ridge Drug Co. where she focuses on providing prescriptions to better the health and well being of local residents in the Vestavia Hills community. She completed her undergraduate studies at Auburn University where she also continued her professional education by receiving her Doctorate from the Harrison School of Pharmacy.
During her career as a pharmacist she has worked for Target Pharmacy, and then later as the director for Pharmacy for Tara Cares, a long term care pharmacy that provides prescription management to long term care facilities over the southeast. She then opened Rocky Ridge Drug Co. with her father, husband, and brother in 2017.
Keri lives in Vestavia with her husband and two children, ages 7 and 8.
Sheri Boston, RPh.
An ’88 graduate of Samford’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Sheri has worked in hospital, retail, and built/sold her own specialty pharmacy. Sheri and her husband, Tom, spent two years in Thailand before returning home to Vestavia and joining the RRD team in 2019. In addition to her in-store pharmacist responsibilities, Sheri also leads outside sales/marketing efforts. Sheri and Tom have four daughters who’ve all grown up in Vestavia: Millie Phillips (Mason), grandson Micah, & granddaughters Piper and Norah; Shelby McIntire (Graphic Designer married to Cale); Lucy (at Auburn); and Katie Beth (at Auburn). Sheri and family are active members at Shades Mountain Baptist.
Abbi Roberts, Pharm.D.
Abbi Roberts became a part of the Rocky Ridge Drug Co. team beginning in the summer of 2021. She completed her pre-professional studies at Auburn University and her Doctorate of Pharmacy at Samford’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, where she also met her fiancé, Dylan. She currently resides in Vestavia Hills with her golden retriever, Doc. Abbi and Dylan love spending time with family at the beach and will be getting married in April of 2023.