Jeff Dern was recently named president of PRIDE Industries, a non-profit social enterprise that aims to serve the needs of businesses and government agencies and create jobs for disabled people.
Dern will lead the organization’s Finance, HR, Operations, IT, and Rehabilitation departments.
Dern joined the company in 2008 as controller and was promoted to vice president of Finance in 2014. In 2016, he was promoted to chief financial officer.
With more than 19 years of corporate finance, accounting, compliance, regulatory reporting, board relations and strategic planning experience, Dern has earned a reputation as a community and business leader.
Dern serves as Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center’s board chair and trains young athletes for Lincoln Little League. He previously served on the board of the Roseville Chamber of Commerce.
“I am honored to serve such an important role at PRIDE,” Dern said. “We work with great purpose to bring positive change to the lives of our employees and their families. I am thankful for this opportunity to lead our mission-driven, dynamic, and dedicated team.”