DataFile's leadership team is comprised of experts across various fields within the healthcare industry. We pride ourselves on finding the sharpest, most creative minds in healthcare so that our clients receive health information management services beyond their expectations. Many of our employees are considered healthcare thought leaders and are asked to speak at events across the Nation. Learn more about DataFile’s executive team below.

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Janine Akers

Chief Executive Officer

With experience in grocery packaging, cosmetics and now health information management, Janine leads DataFile with her entrepreneurial drive and passion for disrupting the paradigm of the medical industry.

Her vision and excitement steer the strategic decisions of the organization and motivate our team of healthcare data experts to strive for greatness each day.

Shawn Whitcomb

Chief Operating & Technology Officer

Shawn Whitcomb has over 25 years of experience in executive leadership spanning numerous industries including healthcare. His extensive background encompasses strategy, technology and operations, enabling him to bring innovative solutions to today's health information management challenges. By closely aligning technology and operations, DataFile is poised to better serve our clients and enable our team members to thrive.

Chris Berland

Chief Financial Officer

Chris is a business-minded CFO with Midwest roots. Chris spent three years in investment banking and 10+ years in healthcare IT before trying his luck as CFO for a technology start-up in Boston. He joined DataFile in 2017 with one goal in mind: apply his common-sense, high-integrity approach to help propel DataFile’s growth to new levels while ensuring the company continues to deliver world-class service to its customers.

Joy Milkowski

Chief Marketing Officer

Joy Milkowski brings a wealth of experience to the role of Chief Marketing Officer at DataFile. A “big picture” thinker, Joy is a highly skilled strategist in marketing, sales, business development, channel/affiliates, social and public relations. Her diverse background and entrepreneurial roots give her the ability to think like a business leader while relating to and building consensus among multiple internal and external parties.