PRIDE Industries Promotes Dern to Vice President

Roseville, CA February 10, 2015:  PRIDE Industries recently announced the promotion of Jeff Dern to Vice President of Finance and Accounting. Headquartered in Roseville, California, PRIDE Industries is a nonprofit organization meeting the manufacturing and facilities service needs of businesses and government agencies nationwide while creating meaningful jobs for people with disabilities.

Jeff Dern joined PRIDE Industries in 2008 as Controller. In his new role, he has oversight of PRIDE Industries’ corporate accounting and finance functions including lending relationships, audits, regulatory reporting and systems implementation. Dern has 16 years of experience in accounting, finance and audit roles including positions at Oracle Corporation, Ernst & Young, and Arthur Andersen.

“Jeff has made significant contributions to our organization during his tenure,” said Tim Yamauchi, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, PRIDE Industries. “He exemplifies the company's highest standards of integrity and has helped to guide the continuous growth of our business while advancing our mission.”

Active in the community, Dern currently serves on the board of the Roseville Chamber of Commerce and Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center in Lincoln, California. He is a volunteer on the California State University (CSU) Sacramento Placer County Advisory Committee. Dern also coaches youth athletics for Lincoln Little League. 

Dern holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Drexel University, Sacramento and is a certified public accountant (inactive status). He is also a California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) graduate with a B.S. in Business Administration.

About PRIDE Industries:

PRIDE Industries is a nonprofit organization and recognized service provider meeting the manufacturing, supply chain, logistics and facilities service needs of public and private organizations while creating meaningful jobs for people with disabilities. To learn more, visit: www.prideindustries.com.