Pride Names New CFO
Patone brings 20-plus years’ experience to power mobility manufacturer’s accounting and financial management.
- By David Kopf
- Dec 08, 2014
Pride Mobility Products Corp. has named Mario Patone as its new Chief Financial Officer.
In his new role, Patone is responsible for all areas of finance and accounting, as well as asset management of the Pride family of companies.
“We are excited about the experience, skill set and vision that Mario Patone brings to our organization as Chief Financial Officer,” said Scott Meuser, chairman and CEO of Pride. “His vast depth of experience in accounting, finance, tax, treasury, and acquisition management are key assets toward the continued growth of our business within the evolving mobility and complex rehab markets.”
Patone brings more than 20 years’ accounting and finance experience, with an emphasis on internal control, financial reporting and acquisition management for public and privately-held companies, according to Pride.
As a Certified Public Accountant in both Pennsylvania and Delaware, Patone has worked in management and executive roles for such prestigious accounting firms as PricewaterhouseCoopers and Baker Tilly. Patone was notably the principal contributor and co-author of Price Waterhouse Cooper’s guide, Internal Control Over Financial Reporting – Guidance for Smaller Public Companies written for COSO.
David Kopf is the Publisher and Executive Editor of HME Business and DME Pharmacy magazines. Follow him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/in/dkopf/ and on Twitter at @postacutenews.