PT Development hires new CFO

PT Development, a private equity firm in Louisville, Kentucky, has named Mark Wheeler as its new chief financial officer. Previously, Wheeler worked at U.S. Bank where he served as executive vice president and regional chairman.


Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) March 04, 2014

PT Development (PTD) is proud to welcome new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Mark Wheeler to the executive team. As part of the position, Wheeler will manage all financial aspects of the company including accounting, payor contracting, mergers and acquisitions, and other general corporate matters.
Wheeler received his Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance degree in 1981 from Eastern Kentucky University and brings over 33 years of experience in the banking industry to his new position. Prior to joining PTD, he was the Executive Vice President and Regional Chairman of U.S. Bank, Louisville. He was the highest-ranking executive in the Louisville market and was responsible for commercial banking in the Louisville, Nashville, Dayton, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Akron, and Columbus markets as well as responsibility for U.S. Bank’s national Professional Sports business. Before that, Wheeler was Senior Vice President and Manager of National Corporate Banking for PNC Bank.
In addition to his extensive work experience, Wheeler is also heavily involved in the community. He currently serves as a board member of the Lincoln Heritage-Boy Scouts, Louisville Zoo Foundation, Fund for the Arts, Thornton Oil Corporation, The Housing Partnership, University of Louisville Overseers, Galen College of Nursing, BDS Management Group, Inc., and E-Town Motel Associates, LLC. Additionally, he is Chairman of the 2014 Fund for the Arts Campaign.
“We’re thrilled to have Mark join us as our Chief Financial Officer,” said PTD President and CEO Dr. Larry Benz PTD, MBA, OCS, MAAP. “His extensive experience and strong involvement in the community make him a wonderful fit with the company and we’re looking forward to seeing how we can continue to grow with Mark on the team.”
To learn more about Mark and the rest of the team at PT Development, visit
About PT Development:
PT Development (PTD), founded by Larry Benz, PT, DPT, is a Louisville, Kentucky-based private equity company focused on adding value to healthcare organizations by cultivating quality, customer service, advocacy leadership and innovation. Benz’s entrepreneurial success began when he founded the Louisville-based Kentucky Orthopedic Rehab Team (KORT). In 2007, Benz sold his interest in KORT and focused his efforts on PTD’s startups such as TexPTS, Indiana-based ProRehab, Evidence In Motion (EIM), and several others. PTD offers the following management services: evidence-based practice, patient loyalty, regulatory assurance, marketing and branding, clinic operations, hiring and retention, strategy, accounting and finance, and customer service. For more information about PTD, please visit