Mr. Van Wert joined Paragon from General Electric where he served as a Vice President and General Manager at the companyâs Commercial Fleet Finance Services. Before joining GE, Mr. Van Wert specialized in developing strategic partnerships for software developers such as Adaytum and nQuire. While at Fortune 500 medical device manufacturer Medtronics, he directed merger and acquisitions. Earlier in his career, he served as national accounts representative for Ceridian Employers Services and as a senior consultant at Andersen Consulting.
Mr. Van Wert earned a BA in Business Administration from Iowa State University and an MBA from Harvard. He holds a Six Sigma certification.