J. Dean Swindle has been with CHI since May 2010, and is responsible for keeping us financially healthy through financial strategy and planning. He oversees enterprise business lines including revenue cycle, payer strategy and operations, treasury services, clinical engineering, supply chain and virtual health services.
Before CHI, Dean was with Novant Health System, Winston Salem, ND, as senior vice president of finance; executive vice president and chief financial officer; and president, ambulatory services and chief financial officer. Over his 11 years at Novant, their annual revenues grew from $800 million to $3.5 billion. Dean 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.
Dean 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.