Staff

GAUGHN’S STAFF

Scott Newton, R.Ph., Owner
Scott Newton is one of the owners of Gaughn’s Drug Store. Scott started his pharmacy career at the age of 15 when he was a stock boy at a local independent in his home town of Warren, Pennsylvania. From then on, he knew he wanted to be a pharmacist. Scott graduated with his PharmD from Duquesne University in 2002. Besides his passion for his pharmacy business, Scott also has a passion for hunting, adventure racing, and sports in general. Scott has always wanted to run in the Boston Marathon. After a year of solid training, Scott reached that goal and qualified! He ran the Boston Marathon in April 2014 and finished with a time of 3:05.35. Besides his business and hobbies, Scott treasures his time at home with his wife and two kids. 

PHOTO COMING SOON! Robert Ruhlman, R.Ph., Owner
Bob is one of owners of Gaughn’s Drug Store. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989. He worked for the former owners of Gaughn’s, Harold and Nancy Singleton, as an intern in the 1980s and as a staff pharmacist from 2000 to 2005. In January of 2005 Bob, Scott Newton, and Judy purchased the store from the Singletons. An avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan since the mid-1970s, Bob was very happy to become a Steeler’s season ticket holder at last in 2007. Bob also has a deep interest in the American presidency and American history in general. He has visited many Civil War and Revolutionary War battlefields over the years and hopes to see numerous other historic sites in the future. Most important to Bob are his parents, who recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. The past few years have been challenging for him and his parents, as his dad has been battling Parkinson’s disease. Bob is very proud of how his father has always fought the disease, and how his mother has always been there for him as his caregiver. 

PHOTO COMING SOON! Margaret (Peg) Blumquist
Peg has worked at Gaughn’s for 28 years! Before that she worked at J.J. Newberry 5 and 10 cent, at Harvey and Carrie Drug Store in New York State, and in the offices of Rathburn Molding and Jamestown Table Company in Salamanca, New York. Peg enjoys decorating for the special seasons at the store and in her home. She enjoys growing houseplants and has recently taken on a new hobby by planting a vegetable garden. Peg has visited Ireland but still has dreams of visiting Scotland and Germany.

Devan Christy
Devan has been employed at Gaughn’s for 5 years. A few of her hobbies include cooking and baking, shopping, and spending time at her family’s cottage on Chautauqua Lake. Devan would like to travel to Ireland with her fiancé.

PHOTO COMING SOON! Sharon Cummings
Sharon has been employed at Gaughn’s for 4 years. Prior to that she spent 13 years working for the Warren County School District as a teacher’s aide. She enjoys watching sports, going on walks, and playing volleyball. She has two adult sons with spouses and two grandsons. Sharon ultimately would like to take a vacation to a tropical island where she could lounge on the white sandy beach, try snorkeling, and maybe work up the nerve to parasail.

Jamie Hansen
Jamie started at Gaughn’s in February 2014. Prior to that she was a hospital IV technician for 13 years and has been certified since 1998. Jamie enjoys spending time with her family. She married her husband, Josh, in April 2014 and has three daughters, Madison, Katelyn, and Joslyn. Jamie’s “bucket list” includes a taking a cruise to the Bahamas, going to a Steelers game, and flying to Italy.

Robert Hoskin
Bob has been at Gaughn’s for 4 years. Before that he worked for the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers at the Kinzua Dam. He spent a total of 31 years there—26 years as a fishery biologist, and 5 years as a manager. In his spare time, Bob enjoys cutting and splitting wood. He would like to visit Alaska.

Jodi Jones
Jodi has been with Gaughn’s for over two years and is our Certified Diabetic Shoe Fitter. Having worked for 12 years as a pharmacy technician and five as a shoe fitter, the experience Jodi brings to our customers is invaluable. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her two daughters. You can also find her cooking, reading, camping, traveling and listening to music. Jodi hopes to someday have the opportunity to see a show at Red Rock’s and travel to Europe again.

Jami Kramer
Jami has worked at Gaughn’s for 2 ½ years. She became a certified pharmacy technician in December 2011. Prior to that she worked as a ward clerk at Warren General Hospital, where her duties included handling patient orders and patient admissions. In her spare time she enjoys hula-hooping, sewing, arts and crafts, hiking, kayaking, and playing with her puppy. Jami wants to travel to Ireland someday.

Ellen Lindell
Ellen has been with Gaughn’s for 4-plus years. Before that she owned her own restaurant and supervised/managed convenience stores. Ellen was in a bowling league for 12 years, and also enjoys music, theater, and concerts. Ellen’s long-term dream is to take a trip to Hawaii.

Brett Rinaldo
Brett has worked in Pharmacy for almost 5 years. He’s in his second year at Gaughn’s and was at Rite Aid in Jamestown for 3. Brett enjoys a lot of hobbies: He likes to weight train, run, play basketball, golf, shoot trap, hunt, fish, and spend time with his German shepherd. Brett plans to sky dive for the first time this summer or fall.

Gaughn's Drug Store | 348 Pennsylvania Ave West | Warren, PA 16365 Phone: (814) 723-2840 | Fax: (814) 723-3830