What We Do

PharmCon is a subsidiary of KnowFully Learning Group, and a leading provider in continuing professional education, exam preparation courses, and education resources to the accounting, finance, and healthcare sectors.

Our mission is to support every healthcare professional’s educational needs in the verticals that we serve. That includes everything from supporting candidates who are preparing for certification exams, to targeted level-based technical and soft skills training for staff, to comprehensive and engaging continuing education for professionals at every experience level.

PharmCon is a long-time leader in the healthcare professional education space, includes freeCE, a top provider of online CE for pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and nurses. Headquartered in the Philadelphia, PA suburbs, the PharmCon workforce is comprised of vibrant, motivated, creative individuals who come together to solve problems and create exciting opportunities for growth.

our leadership team

Eric Cantor, CEO

Eric became KnowFully’s CEO in 2020, leveraging his extensive executive experience in education, professional development, and information and media services. He earned a BA in history from Haverford College and an MBA in marketing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Matt Bricker, COO

Matt oversees all operations and information technology for the KnowFully Learning Group brands. He previously served as KnowFully’s CTO for six years. Earlier in his career, he held software development and engineering leadership roles at Teradata and PAN (Performance Assessment Network). Matt earned a BS in Computer Science from Purdue University and an MBA from Indiana University.

Lisa Hobart, CMO

Lisa leads the strategic marketing and eCommerce efforts for all KnowFully Learning Group brands. She previously held marketing management roles at The Advisory Board Company, ActiveStrategy, and Lutron. Lisa earned a BA in English Literature from Princeton University.

Stephen Johnson, CFO

Stephen is responsible for leading Finance & Accounting, as well as Operations and Human Resources for the KnowFully Learning Group brands. He previously served in accounting and management roles at Canon Financial Services and Brandywine Realty Trust, and Grant Thornton. Stephen earned both a BS in Accountancy and an MBA from Villanova University. He holds an active CPA license.

Elizabeth Kolar, CKO

As Chief Knowledge Officer, Elizabeth guides the strategic content portfolio for all KnowFully Learning Group brands. She is also the co-founder of Surgent Kolar CPA Review and has taught CPA Review for more than three decades, including at the collegiate level, at Becker, and with her own CPA Review course. She earned her MBA from Pace University. She also holds an active CPA license and has earned MBA and CGMA designations.

Phil Salgado, CTO

As Chief Technology Officer, Phil oversees all of the applications and websites for the KnowFully Learning Group brands. Prior to joining KnowFully, he worked in the pharmaceutical and technology industries, most recently serving as Director of Engineering and eCommerce for The Neat Company. Phil earned his JD at Temple University and completed his undergraduate studies at University of South Florida.