WILLIAM E. (BILL) FELDER, CPA
President / Chief Executive Officer
Bill Felder has more than 20 years’ experience in practice management for healthcare professionals. In 1995, at the request of his anesthesiology clients, Bill founded Compass Anesthesia Services Group, Inc.
Bill is directly involved with the formation, management, and development of anesthesiology groups in and around the Houston market. He negotiates managed care contracts, hospital anesthesia services agreements and subsidy agreements on behalf of many of the groups we represent.
Prior to his involvement with healthcare, he was the manager of taxation and partnerships at a publicly traded oil and gas company in Houston for 10 years.
Bill is actively involved in several medical, anesthesia and CPA member organizations, and he is also active in community service and outreach. He is a graduate of Lamar University.
JODIE FELDER, CPA
Chief Financial Officer
Jodie Felder joined Compass Anesthesia Services Group in 2003 as Chief Financial Officer. Under her direction, all of the financial and economic activities are executed, ensuring long-term strength and viability for Compass Anesthesia, as well as the practices we represent.
Prior to joining Compass, Jodie was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of a Houston-based investment banking firm.
She started her career in public accounting with KPMG, working with clients in the healthcare and financial services industries.
Outside the office, Jodie serves on several boards and is active in many community organizations. She is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Texas A&M University.
KIMBERLY DENARD, CPPM
Chief Operating Officer
Kimberly Denard has been with Compass Anesthesia Services Group since 1999 and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer.
She ensures the consistent daily operation at Compass, as well as oversees back office management for the anesthesia groups we represent.
Kimberly provides tremendous depth in management and client support capabilities, often serving as the front-line contact for Compass Anesthesia, as well as the practices we represent.
Kimberly started her career in accounting and financial management in the College Station and Houston markets. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University.
KRIS JAMES, CPA
Sr. Financial Analyst
Kris James joined Compass Anesthesia Services Group in 2011 and complements our depth of services significantly.
As Sr. Financial Analyst, Kris has developed advanced financial and case analyses that bring to light many unique opportunities for the practices we represent.
Kris is also leading our efforts to integrate new technologies that increase OR efficiencies, as well as a practice’s bottom line.
Prior to joining Compass, Kris served as a financial controller in the natural gas industry. He is a Cum Laude graduate of University of Houston-Clear Lake.
Marketing Communications Director
Todd Thompson joined Compass Anesthesia Services Group in 2013. As Marketing Communications Director, Todd heads all outreach, marketing, PR and production development for all Compass clients, as well as internal endeavors.
Todd also leads our Compass-SI™ program, an iPad-based anesthesia EHR and AIMS that Compass has deployed in 15 hospitals and ASCs.
Todd has more than 25 years of experience developing award-winning marketing communications programs, public relations and multi-media campaigns – in both the public and private sectors. He has represented Fortune 500 and public groups in many industries, including energy, aerospace, retail, engineering, financial and healthcare. He is a graduate of Lamar University.
TRACI CHAMBERLAIN, CPA
Chief Compliance Officer
Traci Chamberlain joined Compass Anesthesia Services Group in 2012. As Chief Compliance Officer, Traci is responsible for ensuring the work we perform on behalf of our clients meets all regulatory and industry guidelines and requirements.
Traci also heads policy and procedures development for all Compass clients, as well as internally.
Traci has nearly 20 years of experience in public and private sector accounting, including six specializing in healthcare. Prior to joining Compass Anesthesia, she served as Chief Financial Officer for R. Chaney & Co., an equity investment firm focused on the energy industry. She is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin.