As a native of Baton Rouge, Mike Anding began his academic journey at Redemptorist High School and continued onto Northeast Louisiana University in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in pre-pharmaceutical sciences. He owned his first store in 1975 and sold it in 1993 to Albertson's Grocery Store. After the death of co-owner Pete Derbes, Mike joined the Central Drug Store team in 2004. Among his other titles, Mike is also the overall manager of our pharmacy department and is our in-store immunization specialist. With almost forty years of expertise in the pharmaceutical business, Mike Anding has been a staple in the Central Drug Store family.