Companion Data Services (CDS) brings a unique mix of world-class experienced professionals to the health care information technology (IT) industry. Our successful visionary executive management team enables current and prospective clients and partners to view our solution offerings in a whole new light!
Lola Jordan brings more than 20 years of health care and information technology to bear on the solutions that CDS provides. She brings a rare combination of having led large fiscal agent and Medicare carrier operations and a technology background, including data center, infrastructure, and print and application development teams.
As a pioneer in the health care information technology field, Jordan brings insight and vision to the connectivity between health care information and technology. A person with her experience and forethought can discuss business areas such as hosting services, managed services, cloud business models, financial advantages, government programs, security, virtualization and z/Linux. Additionally, 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.
William F. (Fred) Rowell
Chief Technology Officer
WIlliam Rowell is responsible for aligning the corporate technology vision with the business strategy, thus, providing strategic technology direction that recognizes a visionary application of products, services and process.
Rowell earned a Bachelor of Science degree 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, also from the University of South Carolina.
Rowell was instrumental in cultivating CDS’ relationship with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the 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 CDS and its parent company, ranging from application development, system programming and capacity planning through executive management.
Suzanne R. Fuller
Chief Solutions Officer
Suzanne Fuller is responsible for business development, sales, and strategic partnerships across federal, commercial and state markets for all CDS solutions. Her background spans 25 years leading business development, sales, marketing, product strategy and P&L operations within health plans, third-party administrators, health information technology vendors, and consulting firms
She has held executive and senior director positions in both global for-profits and technology start-ups, bringing a keen ability to 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. Her clinical and technology background has led to innovative solutions and organic growth in population health and clinical technology solutions.
She earned the Master of Science degree in Agency and Clinical Counseling with President’s highest honors and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from the University of South Alabama.
Chief Financial Officer
Lane Dundee is responsible for managing 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 healthcare industry.
He has held financial management positions in commercial (healthcare and non-healthcare), Federal business while with CDS, and worked with State and local agencies in previous positions of private employment. He has extensive backgrounds in finance as well as contract performance and has previously held CFO roles.
He is a graduate of Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa and passed the CPA exam.