Meet Our Team


Leslie comes from a family full of generations of pharmacists, she was essentially born into the industry and has made it her life long career. She believes very passionately in the role of the community-based independent pharmacy and how it makes a significant difference in people's healthcare. Leslie purchased Sumpter Pharmacy from Toni Sumpter on July 1, 2018 when Toni decided to retire. Living in Adel, it was a natural fit and she loves being a part of the Adel community. Leslie and her husband Mike have acreage outside of town where they operate a training stables and horse tack business. They are blessed with parents, kids, and grandkids living within a 7 mile radius and are very fortunate to spend the majority of their time together.


Nan Cooley is a registered pharmacist who has been with Sumpter Pharmacy since 2012. Once a pharmacy owner herself, Nan is a master at providing unbeatable customer service. Her experience in long-term care also benefits our customers residing at the local care center. Nan and her family live on an acreage near Adel. Nan's husband is a pharmacist, and they have a son in the National Guard,a daughter out of college and a daughter in high school. When asked what she likes about working at Sumpter Pharmacy, Nan answers "the incredible staff, our AMAZING customers and the variety of work".


Amber graduated from Drake University College of Pharmacy in 2007 with a minor in General Business. Amber has had an extensive career in retail pharmacy. She brought her skills to Sumpter in November 2018. We couldn't be happier to have her onboard, even if it's only part time. Amber leads our Medication Therapy Management program where she helps our patients understand their medications, use them properly, and works with physicians to optimize a patients therapy and outcomes. You'll always identify Amber by her cheery disposition and caring way. She only works part time so she can enjoy her 3 young children.


Whitney loves to serve customers with a smile and hello as she strives to fill your prescriptions efficiently. She loves to help customers synchronize their regular medications so they have fewer trips to the pharmacy and are less likely to run out of a medicine. Her other passion is our EasyPak Program where we package all of your meds in pouches to make taking your medicine much more simple and safe! Whitney travels all the way from Atlantic, IA daily because she loves working at Sumpter Pharmacy!


Laurel, is a certified pharmacy technician who’s been with Sumpter Pharmacy since 2014. Laurel chose to fill her prescriptions at our store and that’s how we snagged her just after she arrived in the area. As a Sumpter Pharmacy customer, you’ll love Laurel’s years of knowledge in the pharmacy industry and her sense of humor and quick wit. Born and raised in Waukon, Iowa. Laurel and her family returned to Iowa from Colorado. Laurel and her husband Mark live on an acreage between Adel and Winterset. Working part time allows her to enjoy time with her dogs, chickens and grandchildren (not necessarily in that order)!


Michael is our youngest pharmacy intern with anticipated graduation in Spring 2020 from Drake University. Sumpter Pharmacy is his first pharmacy intern position and already he has proven to be a valuable asset to the pharmacy. With his attention to detail and caring personality, Michael will surely become an amazing pharmacist.


Tim was raised in Johnston, IA. He will graduate from Drake University College of Pharmacy in Sring 2021 as a PharmD and with an Masters in Business Administration. Time has a minor in music, which is one of his passions. Tim plays the piano, saxophone, oboe and bass guitar, Jazz is his favorite genre. If you ask Tim what he values about his job at Sumpter he will tell you it's the opportunity to learn and to provide excellent customer service well beyond other chain stores he has worked.


Jesse started with Sumpter Pharmacy in August 2018 with a background in child care and customer service. She's a local, having grown up in the Van Meter and Adel area, and is now raising her three kids here too. Jesse will usually be the cheery smiling face greeting you at the register or drive-through and delivering to your home. She loves interacting with the customers and community involvement. Outside of work, Jesse also serves as a volunteer fire fighter, enjoys fitness and outdoor activities with her kids.


Jean has been WOW-ing customers with her friendly smile and can-do attitude since 2002 at Sumpter Pharmacy. Can’t find what you need in our self-treatment selections? No problem! If it’s not available, Jean will order it for you and have it the next day in most cases! Jean and her husband Laree live in Redfield and have three grandchildren who either graduated from or currently attend ADM schools.