Mark Eaton Named Chief Financial Officer At Envision

January 20, 2017
Wichita, Kan. – Envision announced today that it has named Mark Eaton as its Chief Financial Officer. Reporting directly to CEO/President Michael J. Monteferrante, he will lead and support Envision’s accounting and IT operations and help accelerate the organization’s strategic path movement through acquisitions and the launch of new business initiatives.
“We are very fortunate to have Mark join our team,” said Monteferrante. “His extensive background in audit, processes, financial modeling, integration and strategic planning, coupled with his accomplishments with mergers and acquisitions will be immensely helpful as we look to further evolve our organization to be able to employ and serve more people who need our services. We’re looking forward to his help leading key strategic directions for Envision.”
Eaton joins Envision from a role as president of Great Lakes Polymer Technologies (GLPT), a premium polymer engineering and manufacturing company. Prior to that position, he spent three years as CFO and COO of Fabpro Oriented Polymers, LLC. Earlier in his career, he was founder and president of Southwood Associates, LLC, a Minneapolis-based firm offering CFO and COO advisory services to private equity groups, corporations and non-profit organizations and senior manager of mergers and acquisitions at Ernst & Young LLP in Chicago.
He received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Minnesota-Duluth, and secured his Certified Public Accountant license. He is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants and sits on the board of Mark Arts and the City of Wichita’s Cultural Funding Committee.
About Envision: Envision ( promotes advocacy and independence for those who are blind or low vision. Founded in 1933, Envision is one of the largest employers of individuals with vision loss in the nation. Headquartered in Wichita, Kan., Envision’s mission is to improve the quality of life and provide inspiration for the blind and visually impaired through employment, outreach, rehabilitation, education and research. For more information, visit

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