Ortiz was named CEO of Navarro Discount Pharmacy in July of 2011. Ortiz is currently focused on the execution of the company's expansion program in various stages of leasing and construction. He joined Navarro as its CFO in August 2008, having been specifically recruited because of his ability to manage complex businesses and operations. He and his team stabilized sales and customer traffic, identified new revenue streams, increased profitability and reduced operating expenses by $10 million in a 24 month period. In recognition of these achievements, Ortiz was named CFO of the Year in the Turnaround category by the South Florida Business Journal in 2011.
In April 2013, Juan M. Ortiz was elected Treasurer and Executive Committee member of the 2013-2014 National Association of Chain Drug Stores, a non-profit organization of traditional drug stores, supermarkets, and mass merchants with pharmacies – from regional chains with four stores to national companies. He is a member of the American and Florida Institutes of Certified Public Accountants, and serves a Trustee and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees for St. Thomas Episcopal Parish School. Juan is a graduate of Florida State University, is a Certified Public Accountant and was born in Manila, Philippines.
Prior to Navarro, Ortiz was CEO of Atlantic Dental from 2006-2008. Atlantic Dental was a portfolio company of MBF Healthcare Partners, who also are the equity partners for Navarro. Ortiz brings vast knowledge in financial management functions to include business and financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, analysis, internal and external reporting having served for 11 years CFO of Bell Microproducts Latin America, a computer hardware distributor, and prior to that, as an audit manager at Deloitte &Touche.