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MedData is a leading national provider of technology-enabled healthcare solutions designed to help physicians and hospitals better engage patients throughout the entire healthcare continuum, including billing, coding, patient balanceseligibility & enrollment, third party liability, and patient satisfaction.

The senior leadership team at MedData helps guide the company to help serve millions of patients across numerous medical specialties. Read the bios below to learn more about each member of the leadership team and the work they do to provide unmatched customer care.

Ann Barnes

President and CEO

Ann Barnes has served as President and CEO since 2013, leading the company’s day-to-day business, as well as serving on MedData's Board of Directors. Barnes initially joined MedData as vice president…

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Emily Fisher


Under Emily's leadership, Cardon Outreach has grown into the largest provider of hospital revenue cycle solutions for the uninsured and underinsured patient. She has been responsible for developing our Government…

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Julie Diaz

Senior Vice President Client Services and Sales

Julie Diaz, Senior Vice President of Client Development for MedData was appointed to lead the Client Services efforts in 2008 through the acquisition of Summit. Julie played a critical role…

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Barb Astler

Senior Vice President of Human Resources

Barb Astler, Vice President of Human Resources, joined MedData in 2011 in an effort to build a strong Human Resources function, assure policy, practices and compliance and to foster a…

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Sue Chilson

Chief Information and Security Officer

Sue Chilson, Chief Information and Security Officer, holds a Bachelor of Arts from University of Montana, Missoula and is a certified Project Management Professional with more than 20 years experience…

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Chris Farrell

Vice President of Marketing

Chris Farrell joined MedData as Vice President Marketing in 2011 to lead the company’s first dedicated, centralized marketing strategy. Prior to joining MedData, Farrell was vice president of marketing for…

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Brian Shure

Chief Financial Officer

Brian is an experienced and disciplined financial manager. He brings over 18 years of thought leadership as portfolio manager, and business operations executive. Before joining MedData through the acquisition of…

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Chris Gamache

General Counsel

As General Counsel, Chris leads the company's legal and compliance functions. She joined MedData through the acquisition of Cardon Outreach in 2016, having served as their Corporate Counsel since 2012, Corporate Counsel…

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Michael Ames

Senior Director of Strategic Projects

Michael Ames is Senior Director of Strategic Projects at MedData. In this role, Michael oversees the business development activities, the integration of acquired companies, and the planning and execution of…

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