Selby Artis

Selby Artis is employed with Nephron Pharmaceutical Corporation, a privately owned global leader in the manufacturing of generic drug products, over-the-counter (OTC) drug products and medical devices.  Mr. Artis manages all aspects of the production and quality control processes. 

Prior to joining Nephron, Mr. Artis worked for the United States Department of Agriculture in Miami, FL.   He served as the Contracting Officer for the  Subtropical  Horticulture  Research Station and possesses a warrant level  of  $6.5  million.  He provides oversight and guidance on all matters pertaining to procurement operations, to include, minor construction projects.

Prior to serving as the contracting officer for USDA, Mr. Artis worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs for the  Miami VA  Medical  Center  in  the  areas  of  logistics  and  supply  chain  management  in both West Virginia and most recently, Palm Beach Florida.
In  1989,  upon  his  honorable  discharge  from  the  U.S.  Army,  Mr.  Artis  founded  the  Artis  Moving Delivery Company in Charlotte, NC. This successful enterprise coordinated fleets in multiple service lines including local and interstate residential moving, commercial delivery and bulk mail delivery for  the  U.S.  Postal  Service.    In  2005,  Mr.  Artis  divested  himself  of  the  company  and  relocated  to Beckley, West Virginia.

A  native  of  Wilson,  NC,  Selby Artis  attended  Fayetteville  State  University,  and  Mountain  State University  where  he  earned  a  Bachelor  of  Science  in  Organizational  Leadership  and  a  Master  of Science in Strategic Leadership. He is a member of several community and service organizations including Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity –Alpha Upsilon Boule’ and the 5000 Road Models of Excellence. Mr. Artis is married to Dr. Roslyn Artis (current President of Benedict College).