Executive Leadership Team
Jude DietermanChief Executive Officer
Jude Dieterman, an 18-year veteran of the healthcare industry, serves as Chief Executive Officer of Transaction Data Systems (TDS). Before joining TDS, Mr. Dieterman served as CEO of TriZetto, SVP, and President at Cerner. He held executive roles at eScout, VTech Industries, U.S Robotics/3Com, and AT&T/Lucent.
Al Farrell, MBAChief Financial Officer
Al Farrell currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer of TDS. He brings more than 30 years of financial planning and leadership experience to the organization with expertise in both private and public accounting. Mr. Farrell previously served as CFO for Advantage Rent A Car, Partner at ACM Capital Partners, and CFO at Trinity Services Group before joining TDS.
Maureen BrennanChief People Officer
Maureen Brennan serves as the Chief People Officer for TDS with a strong track record of people management and leadership experience. Before joining us, Mrs. Brennan was the Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for Informatica. She developed a culture of innovation and design strategies to attract, develop, and retain world-class talent. She also served in various human resources leadership positions at TriZetto and AT&T with responsibilities, including employee development, talent acquisition, partnership management, and benefits.
John Schaefer, JDChief Legal
and Compliance Officer
John Schaefer serves as the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer at TDS, bringing nearly 20 years of legal experience to the company. He is responsible for providing counsel and support to the company on a wide range of legal and compliance issues. He also supports the company's acquisition and partnership activities, human resource issues, information security and compliance, the customer and vendor contracting processes, and the development and protection of the company's intellectual property portfolio. Before joining TDS, Mr. Schaefer served as the Chief Legal Officer at TriZetto and held a corporate associate position at the law office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, LLP.
Robert VenChief Technology Officer
Robert Ven serves as the Chief Technology Officer at Transaction Data Systems (TDS). He has 10+ years of delivering innovative cloud solutions and technology space. Bob holds a BS in Electrical, Electronics and Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University
Tycene FritcherChief Marketing Officer
Tycene Fritcher serves as the Chief Marketing Officer at TDS, responsible for go-to-market strategy and demand generation. She oversees communications, branding, corporate and product messaging. With healthcare IT executive experience in telehealth, patient engagement, practice management, EHR, and pharmacy, Tycene is focused on the improving the provider-patient, customer experience. Prior to TDS, Tycene served as the CMO of HIT companies, Avizia (now part of Amwell), Solutionreach, and Nextech.
Doug LeeChief Commercial Officer
Farah Madhat, PharmD, MAChief Product Officer
Farah Madhat, PharmD, MA serves as Chief Product Officer for TDS, bringing over 20 years of pharmacy experience to the company. She is responsible for the development of clinical solutions to drive pharmacy success. Dr. Madhat has held executive positions in healthcare IT, regulatory, and quality for PrescribeWellness, UnitedHealth Group, and Target Corporation.
She completed her Master’s in Diplomacy and International Commerce with a focus on macroeconomics, security defense, and nation-building; a Doctorate in Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky; product marketing certification from eCornell; and further business training at Stanford University. Dr. Madhat is a registered pharmacist with the Board of California.
Alex Miguel, PharmDSVP, M&A Integration
Alexander Miguel currently serves as Senior VP M&A Integration for TDS. In this role, he oversees the separation and integration of newly acquired businesses into the TDS operating model. Alex leads the transformation management office and works closely with our business unit leaders to ensure day-1 readiness, timely exit of transition services, and development of the organizational model.
Dan Schipfer, MBASVP, GM Data Analytics & New Markets
Dan serves as the Senior Vice President of Data Analytics and New Markets at Transaction Data Systems (TDS). Dan is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives with application in healthcare and information technology and brings years of experience in securing new business, advancing innovative offerings, managing client relationships, and accomplishing strategic imperatives. Prior to joining TDS, Dan lead new state and local government market entry at Cerner, and more recently Dan worked at TeraCrunch, helping organizations take intelligent data-driven decisions to unleash significant value to their stakeholders.
Grant Chapin, MBAVP Strategic Partnerships & Corporate Development
Grant Chapin serves as the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Development at TDS. In this role he is responsible for the strategy and development of business to business relationships to enable robust capability for TDS customers while driving revenue growth for TDS. Grant is additionally responsible for inorganic growth through acquisition. In this part of the role he manages the pipeline for acquisition targets and the complete process from due diligence to deal closing.
Prior to joining TDS, Grant led a Strategy and Innovation consulting practice in the industrial infrastructure sector. Other previous experience includes venture capital investing at Cerner and tactical leadership in the US Army. He holds a BS in Pharmaceutical Science from UMKC and an MBA from Cornell University.