Phoenix, AZ. – (September 12, 2017) – After a 20 year career at Vantage Mobility International (VMI), Tim Barone CFO, will transition into a new role as Executive Director allowing him to step back from day-to-day management to focus on dealer growth initiatives and strategic projects. Barone will also continue to serve VMI on its board of directors and remain as a liaison between VMI and NMEDA. “We would like to thank Tim for everything he’s done for the company and the industry, and look forward to the great outcomes of working with him in his new role,” said Doug Eaton, President and CEO.
“I am really looking forward to this new opportunity to continue to move both VMI and our dealers forward to a more profitable future,” Barone stated.
VMI has hired Marc Szczerba as the new CFO. He also serves as the newest member of VMI’s senior leadership team. “Szczerba brings tremendous experience in manufacturing and has been successful in helping a number of mid-size firms realize their goals of growth and expansion,” said Eaton. Szczerba was most recently CFO at HM Dunn Aerosystems, and has significant experience from Ford, Bosch, and Honeywell Aerospace.
Vantage Mobility International (VMI) is a leading manufacturer of wheelchair accessible vehicles built on Toyota, Honda, Chrysler and Dodge automobiles. It has advanced the mobility industry for 30 years with a robust portfolio of power and manual ramp conversions and platform lifts. VMI is based in Phoenix, Arizona, where its manufacturing facility utilizes Six Sigma techniques to employ continuous process improvements and deliver high quality products for personal use and commercial applications. For additional information, contact Christine Kane at VMI 602-385-5901 or visit www.vmivans.com.