Meet Your Pharmacists
Bridgemill Family Pharmacy is owned and operated by Will and Heather Smith.
Heather Smith, Pharm.D.
Heather graduated from Georgia Southern University with honors in 1994 with a BS in Biology and a minor in Anthropology. She began working for Savannah Laboratories as an analyst, analyzing pesticide data for various properties. She later furthered her education at Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy where she completed the Pharm.D. program in 2001. Heather spent two years working for Walgreen's Pharmacy as a staff pharmacist and spent the next three years as a pharmacy manager for Sam's Club Pharmacy. Heather also has over 20 years of experience in small business working for her family's company, Photo Factory, which specializes in custom photo finishing, digital imaging, photo restoration, and package printing. From a young age, Heather learned about customer service, management, inventory control, and finances.
William Smith, Pharm.D.
Will attended Mercer University Southern School of Pharmacy, while serving in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and successfully completed the Pharm.D. program in 1996. As a student, Will was employed at the Emory University Hospital inpatient pharmacy where he was trained in all aspects of hospital pharmacy including sterile intravenous preparations, total parenteral nutrition products, and unit dose packaging. After becoming a licensed pharmacist in Georgia, he continued employment with Emory while pursuing opportunities in community pharmacy. Will worked as an independent retail pharmacist with Moye's Pharmacy in McDonough, King's Drugs in Atlanta, and East Marietta Drugs in Marietta, Georgia. He then began his journey into pharmacy ownership. He is currently an equal partner at McKenzie Drugs and Compounding Center in Lilburn, in addition to Bridgemill Family Pharmacy in Canton, Georgia.
Will and Heather have been married since 2001, and have a rescued Weimaraner mix named Yogi.