CINCINNATI (Nov. 10, 2014) — Tire Discounters Inc. has hired Patrick Mathews to be its chief financial officer (CFO).
Mr. Mathews is a certified public accountant who began his career as a staff tax accountant for Castellini Co., Tire Discounters said, one of the largest distributors of fresh produce in the U.S., before moving into public accounting with Deloitte & Touche in Cincinnati.
Subsequently, Mr. Mathews has held CFO and senior management positions for many closely held businesses. Mr. Mathews also consulted with dozens of companies for enhancing enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and streamlining operations, including Barnes & Noble, Duke Energy, First Energy, Siemens, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and Fifth Third Bank, among others.
He is listed as owner of National Affinity Group on his LinkedIn page. https://www.linkedin.com/pub/pat-mathews/7/1b3/270
“As Tire Discounters moves forward with plans to open 12 new stores and remodel many existing stores over the course of the next 12 months, it's important that we have the right management infrastructure in place to support this expansion,” said Paul Brunner, president and CEO of Tire Discounters.
“Mr. Mathews has extensive experience guiding companies' expansion efforts and will bring immense value and help fuel continued growth for Tire Discounters.”
Tire Discounters said Mr. Mathews is the newest addition to the company's expanded management team, which added four and promoted two in the last six months as part of the company's strategy for continued growth over the next three-five years.