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Harmar dials it up with new CEO

December 16, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SARASOTA, Fla. - Private equity-backed Harmar is getting its second new CEO in less than three years. The lift manufacturer, whose controlling shareholder is New York-based Cortec Group, announced recently that it had named Steven Dawson as CEO. “This is a positive change,” said David Baxter, vice president of marketing for Harmar. “We're just dialing it up a bit.” Dawson, who comes from the building products industry and has worked with another Cortec-owned company,...

Cortec Group, Harmar, Steven Dawson

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Harmar names new CEO

December 9, 2016HME News Staff

SARASOTA, Fla. - Steven Dawson is the new CEO of Harmar Mobility, the company announced Dec. 9. He has also been appointed to Harmar's board of directors. Dawson's career includes leadership roles managing and executing transformation, growth and development of organizations across a variety of industries. “We are excited we were able to recruit Steve to lead Harmar,” said Jeffrey Lipsitz, managing partner at Cortec Group, Harmar's controlling shareholder. “We had worked...

Cortec Group, Harmar Mobility, Management change

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Harmar works way up food chain

June 6, 2014Liz Beaulieu, Editor

SARASOTA, Fla. - Drew McCartney, Harmar's new president and CEO, has made a career for himself shaking up the go-to market strategies of private equity backed healthcare companies. He helped to grow Senior Care Pharmacy from three to eight locations and to double its revenues and triple its EBITDA over a two-year period. Here's what McCartney had to say about why he's taking the long view on Harmar's future. HME News: Congrats on the new position. Drew McCartney: Thanks. I've...

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Cortec Group, Harmar Mobility, Private Equity

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101 Mobility opens in Sarasota

December 27, 2013HME News Staff

SARASOTA, Fla. - Chuck Vollmer has opened a 101 Mobility location in Sarasota, Fla., where senior citizens make up one-third of the population. 101 Mobility sells, services and installs a complete line of mobility and accessibility products and equipment. Vollmer's relationship with Harmar Mobility will benefit customers of 101 Mobility, according to a release. “They will notice added quality assurance, product diversity and reasonable price-points,” it states. 101 Mobility has an equity...

101 Mobility, Cortec Group, Franchise, Harmar Mobility

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Cortec Group corners ramp, lift market

May 24, 2013HME News Staff

NEW YORK - Cortec Group, a New York-based private equity firm, now has a stake in both a manufacturer and a provider of ramps, lifts and other mobility equipment.Cortec, which already owns Harmar Mobility, has formed an equity partnership with Wilmington, N.C.-based 101 Mobility. The provider operates 30 locations, primarily through a franchise program.“After launching our franchise program in 2010, we have experienced a rapid rate of growth,” stated CEO Dave Pazgan, who, along with founders...

101 Mobility, Cortec Group, Harmar, Lifts, Private Equity, Ramps

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