Located in Lafayette, Indiana, we've been serving the communities of West Lafayette and Lafayette. We firmly believe that being a local Lafayette pharmacy means providing healthcare services to our patients that are customized to meet their needs. At CustomPlus Pharmacy, you're treated like family.
Our wonderful staff has over 50 years of combined experience. Whether you speak to a pharmacist, technician, or assistant, we pride ourselves on providing you with the most accurate and helpful information regarding you prescription medications and wellness as a whole.
Ben Rachwal was born and raised just north of Detroit, in Pontiac, Michigan. With both parents as pharmacist role models, Ben aspired to own his own store some day like his mother and father.Ben graduated from Purdue School of Pharmacy with a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. He met Belinda while attending Purdue and decided to stay in the community he had grown to love. Together they have one daughter and son-in-law, and two grandchildren. While in college Ben worked at he worked at Hooks and continued his employment with the company after college when Hooks became Revco, then CVS pharmacy. He then continued his retail experience at CVS and then Target Pharmacy. Having a desire to apply his clinical pharmacy skills, Ben joined the team at Seton, the pharmacy for the intensive care unit at Saint Vincent in Lafayette.
His lifelong experiences in both retail and clinical pharmacy offered him the perfect combination of knowledge for a pharmacy of his own. In 2012, Ben and his wife Belinda decided to launch their own independent compounding pharmacy. In a land of giants, CVS, Walgreen’s, Wal-Mart, and more, Ben took the bold leap and started offering pharmacy services where he worked hard to focus on the patient approach. With the core value of giving the patient the care they deserve, Ben started from zero customers. Now 4 years later the business continues to serve the community with exceptional staff and loyal customers to thank. In addition to the pharmacy, Ben is President of the Community Pharmacies of Indiana organization and has spent many semesters as a student pharmacy mentor. Outside of the pharmacy, Ben loves to spend his time with his family and enjoys time outdoors.
Belinda Rachwal started the venture of CustomPlus Pharmacy over four years ago with her husband and co-owner, Ben Rachwal. Belinda is the Chief Financial Officer for CustomPlus and brings over 27 years of finance and accounting experience to the organization. Her past work experience in healthcare, manufacturing, and not-for-profit has provided her with a strong foundation for managing the financial affairs and owning a small business. Belinda is an integral part to the daily operations as well as running the entire financial side of the business. Prior to CustomPlus, Belinda was the Vice President of Finance for the Purdue Research Foundation. She holds her CPA license and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. She also volunteers her time as a Board member and Treasurer for both the Greater Lafayette Civic Theater and her neighborhood association. In her spare time, her greatest enjoyment is spending time with her two grandchildren and her family. She loves spending time boating and enjoys spending time on the water.
David Norris is a pharmacist who started working at CustomPlus immediately following graduation from Purdue University in 2014 with his Doctor of Pharmacy and Bachelor of Science in Management. His passion for pharmacy started in his hometown of Lebanon, Indiana where he began working at an independent pharmacy at the age of 16. His experience there drove him to the field of pharmacy. During his last year in college he had the opportunity to work with Benjamin Rachwal, owner of CustomPlus, where they discovered a shared entrepreneurial spirit and desire to serve the Lafayette community. With his additional time, David enjoys mentoring other Purdue pharmacy students by offering job shadowing opportunities and advice.
Silas Maxwell graduated from Purdue University in May 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Sales and Marketing as well as a minor in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. Silas began working for CustomPlus in the fall of 2013 as a part-time courier and technician. After graduation Silas quickly joined the team as a full-time Sales Director for CustomPlus. Silas is tasked to meet with physicians, veterinarians, and assisted living facilities to promote the pharmacy as well as educate on how CustomPlus can better serve their patients. Silas is active in his hometown coaching youth basketball and baseball as well as being an active member at Chalmers Community Church. In his free time Silas enjoys spending time with his lovely girlfriend of 5 years, being a great uncle to his three nephews, and being outside.
Stephanie graduated from Purdue University in May 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Communication Design. She is the daughter of owners, Ben and Belinda Rachwal and began her career with CustomPlus at the conception of its name in 2012. Stephanie manages the creative output, website, blog, marketing, and advertising for CustomPlus Pharmacy. She is also involved in community outreach for the pharmacy, such as the Indiana Care Circle, Senior Games, Senior Fair, Chamber events, and much more. Stephanie is married to Jay Sweet, a Product Engineering Manager at Wabash National. Together they have three children. Stephanie enjoys spending time with her family, boating, art, and running.
Bethany Lightly started working for CustomPlus in August 2016. Previously, Bethany was employed by Stembel Pharmacy in Fowler, Indiana and worked there for nine years. Bethany was raised in Fowler and currently lives there with her husband. She graduated from Ivy Tech College with her Associates in Medical Assisting and is currently enrolled at Ivy Tech working towards an Associates in Surgical Technology. In Bethany’s spare time she enjoys reading and relaxing at home with her husband, Curtis.
Caitlin Warne is originally from Lafontaine, Indiana. She attended Florida Institute of Technology from 2009 to 2011. After school she moved to North Carolina where she started working at Walgreens. Later in 2011 she moved to Lafayette where she was employed for Genoa, outpatient psychiatric pharmacy. Caitlin is married to Jared Warne and together they have one pug dog and two cats. In her spare time Caitlin enjoys cosplaying and building props and weapons with her husband.
Harvie Granger started working at CustomPlus in the January of 2016 as a courier. Prior to CustomPlus, Harvie worked in the Traffic Signal Industry for over 50 years. Before retiring in 2015, he held a variety of positions including Traffic Signal Maintenance Supervision, Sales, Maintenance assistance and programming, and Traffic Signal Designer. Harvie has been a member of the Harrison Kiwanis International for over 10 years. In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his wife Donna and play Euchre.