President, Enterprise Business Lines and Chief Financial Officer

J. Dean SwindleSwindle has been with CHI since May 2010. He has responsibility for financial strategy and planning, and enterprise business lines including revenue cycle, payer strategy and operations, treasury services, clinical engineering, supply chain and virtual health services.

Prior to joining CHI, Swindle held a series of executive positions with Novant Health System, Winston Salem, ND, including senior vice president of finance; executive vice president and chief financial officer; and president, ambulatory services and chief financial officer. During his more than 11 years at Novant, the system grew from $800 million to $3.5 billion in annual revenues and evolved into an industry leader in quality and ambulatory care. Swindle also served as chief executive officer of Concord Medical Center, Baton Rouge, LA, and vice president, financial services at General Health System in Baton Rouge. He began his career with KPMG LLP in Jackson, MS.

Swindle earned a master’s degree in business administration from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, Durham, NC, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Millsaps College, Jackson, MS. He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.