Tamara Korbel joined PDS in 2019 to lead our Enterprise Solutions and Services. Tamara also serves as our Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). As such, Tamara is responsible for development and implementation of programs in Application and Infrastructure Security, Identity and Access Management (I&AM), Network Infrastructure, Hybrid Data Solutions, Cloud Licensing, and Managed Services.
Prior to joining PDS, Tamara served as a Healthcare IT Leader of Ridgeview Medical Center and Clinics for over 8 years, where she oversaw strategy, enterprise operations and security services.
Tamara’s prior experience includes serving 15 years as the Information Systems Manager for Rice County District One Hospital, where she was responsible for Federal Regulatory Requirements including HIPAA and Meaningful Use, Infrastructure Solutions, Security Services, Physician education and a variety of other programs.
Tamara started her career in Manufacturing MIS at Cummins Engine which she served for 5 years. At Cummins Engine, Tamara was selected to participate in the Kaizen quantum leap program which hardwired process improvement techniques to be utilized throughout her career.
Tamara holds an MBA in Finance from Southwest Minnesota University. She also holds a highly regarded Healthcare Certification, Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO),through CHIME. In 2007, Tamara graduated from the Faribault Future Leadership Program, a Blandin Community Leadership Program which is designed to develop and sustain a healthy community through exceptional leadership.