Meet Our Team
Ann M. Hils, Pharm.D. BCPS, Owner/Pharmacy Manager
Ann M. Hils, Pharm.D., BCPS is the wife of Jared Hils and mother of three, Alesse, Garrett and Gabe. Ann has wanted to be a pharmacist since she was five years old. At the age of 15, Ann job shadowed a local pharmacy. At 16, she got her first job at Buntin’s Pharmacy in Moberly. Here, Ann worked as a Pharmacy Technician in high school and then as a Pharmacy Intern while in Pharmacy School. She graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Pharmacy in 2005. After practicing for few years, Ann completed the Pharmacy-Based Immunization Delivery National Certificate Program in 2007. While working at Moberly Regional Medical Center as a Clinical Pharmacist, Ann completed the Anticoagulation Therapy Management Program in 2009. She then briefly worked as Pharmacist in Charge at Buntin’s Pharmacy. While working as Pharmacy Manger at Walmart Pharmacy in Moberly, Ann became a Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist in 2013. Ann is excited to be the owner and Pharmacy Manager of Hils Pharmacy. As a member of the community, she is aware of the challenges with pharmacies, and she is confident that her friendly and knowledgeable staff will provide the care and attention that each patient deserves.
Jared Y. Hils, Owner/Pharmacy Technician
Jared Y. Hils is the husband of Ann M. Hils, and father of three, Alesse, Garrett and Gabe. Jared is excited to be the owner, a Pharmacy Technician and the Store Manager of Hils Pharmacy. He enjoys serving his community.
Denise Kendall, Office Manager
Denise is not only the mother of Ann Hils, but is the Office Manager and Medicare Part B specialist at Hils Pharmacy. She continuously goes above and beyond for all of the pharmacy patients, and is very dedicated to make you feel at home and welcome at Hils Pharmacy. She makes it her goal to know each patient by name and is always rushing out to welcome patients. Denise enjoys spending her spare time with her daughters, Ann and Faith, and her grandchildren.
Dennis Berding, Pharmacist
Dennis has over 50 years of retail experience with over 45 years in retail pharmacy. The majority of his pharmacy years were spent in the Moberly community at McKenzie Pharmacy as the pharmacist and proprietor. His wife, Karen, is a renowned speaker and trainer with Parents As Teachers. Together they have two children that both live within a 3 hour drive, giving Dennis and Karen the chance to spend time with their four grandchildren. Both Karen and Dennis are very involved in many Moberly community activities. Dennis enjoys biding time between Hils Pharmacy and working as a merchandiser for McKesson Drug.
Bill Buntin , Pharmacist
Bill Buntin has over 53 years experience as a pharmacist in Moberly, Missouri. Bill graduated from the University of Missouri – Kansas City in 1966. He worked at Koester’s Drug Company for a time and then purchased the store in July 1968 and renamed it Buntin’s Pharmacy. He later purchased Payne’s Pharmacy and Throgmartin Pharmacy. April 1st, 1973 he purchased Burton’s Drug Store along with Ronald Kirk. In 1983, Bill sold Burton’s Drug Store to Ronald Kirk and opened Buntin Pharmacy located at 1513 Union Avenue Moberly, Missouri. In 2013, Bill Buntin sold Buntin Pharmacy and briefly retired. His hobbies include golfing and enjoying activities with his wife and four children.
Niki Barnett, Pharm. D., Pharmacist
Niki graduated from UMKC School of Pharmacy at Columbia in 2013. After graduating, she worked for Red Cross Pharmacy in Macon for one year, then transferred to Fulton. She stayed with her team as it transitioned to become CVS in 2018. She is excited to be part of the Hils Pharmacy team, and to provide the individualized care that comes with independent pharmacy. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband Michael and son Tyson. She also enjoys the occasional paranormal investigation with her group ‘Ladies Investigative Paranormal Society.
Holly Clark, Certified Pharmacy Technician
Christine Pettig, Certified Pharmacy Technician
Jeremy Shuerger, Certified Pharmacy Technician
Derek Buntin, Pharmacy Technician
Britney Nichols, Pharmacy Technician
Kali Thrasher, Pharmacy Technician
Maggie Crist, Pharmacy Technician
Taylor McCoy, Pharmacy Technician
Jenny Bowers, Pharmacy Technician