Leadership

Companion Data Services brings a unique mix of world-class, experienced professionals to the healthcare information technology industry. Our successful and visionary Executive Leadership team enables clients and partners to benefit from innovative solutions.

Lola Jordan

President

Bio

Lola Jordan brings more than 30 years of health care and information technology (IT) experience to bear on the solutions that CDS provides. Jordan brings a rare combination of having led large fiscal agent and Medicare carrier operations and a technology background that includes data center, infrastructure and print and knowledge of application development teams.

As a pioneer in health IT, Jordan brings insight and vision to the connectivity between health care information and technology through specialized business knowledge in hosting services, managed services, cloud business models, financial advantages, government programs, security, virtualization and z/Linux. Jordan adds a perspective that few can — how to work with and build relationships with organizations such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

Jordan earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the California State University, Stanislaus.

William F. (Fred) Rowell

Vice President
Chief Technology Officer

Bio

William Rowell aligns CDS’ corporate technology vision with business strategy, providing strategic technology direction that recognizes a visionary application of products, services and process.

Rowell was instrumental in cultivating CDS’ relationship with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and CMS contract award. He provides decisive leadership to multi-functional teams and has had top secret clearance since 1991. He has served in many capacities in his 26 years with the organization, ranging from application development, system programming and capacity planning through executive management.

Rowell has a Bachelor of Science in Corporate Finance from the University of South Carolina, an associate degree in Computer Science and is working toward a master degree in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina.

Suzanne R. Fuller

Vice President
Chief Solutions Officer

Bio

Suzanne Fuller oversees business development, sales and strategic partnerships across federal, commercial and state markets and solutions. Fuller has 25 years of experience leading business development, sales, marketing, product strategy and profit and loss operations within health plans, third-party administrators, health information technology vendors and consulting firms.

Fuller has held executive and senior director positions in global for profit organizations and technology startups and can rapidly identify the right strategy and solution to meet market and customer business need. Fuller is a licensed mental health counselor with national certifications in counseling, disability management, and rehabilitation counseling. Fuller’s clinical and technology background has led to innovative solutions and organic growth in population health and clinical technology solutions.

Fuller has a Master of Science in Agency and Clinical Counseling with President’s highest honors and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the University of South Alabama.

Lane Dundee

Vice President
Chief Financial Officer

Bio

Lane Dundee manages the company’s finances including financial planning, risk management, financial reporting and audit management. His background spans 23 years of financial management, with 15 of those years within the technology and health care industry.

Dundee has held financial management positions in commercial health care and non-health care, federal business and has extensive background in finance as well as contract performance. Prior to joining CDS, Dundee worked with state and local agencies and held the role of chief financial officer.

Dundee has a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa, and passed the Certified Public Accountant exam.