Dewey Pettit - Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
June 20, 2021
Dewey Pettit brings nearly 30 years of financial management experience and a wide array of leadership and coaching to his role as Vista Prairie’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He is eager to be a part of Vista Prairie’s growth, given the industry and demographic forecasts for future demand in senior living options.
In his previous for-profit role at HomeRiver Group, Dewey was responsible for all of the property management company’s financial reporting, accounting and treasury functions. At HomeRiver he built the accounting team, implemented their financial reporting system and integrated numerous acquisitions that more than tripled the size of the company.
As the Chief Audit Executive at Polaris Industries, Dewey streamlined external and internal audit and implemented a process improvement practice. As the Director of Sales Operations, he supported the North American sales team of more than 100 members as they increased revenue by more than 150 percent. Prior to Polaris, Dewey also held various financial planning and analysis leadership roles at Boston Scientific.
He started his career at KPMG in their assurance practice and was a Certified Public Accountant for six years. Dewey earned his BBA in Accounting from Saint John’s University and holds an MBA from Indiana University, with a major in Finance. He’s the Executive Director and Treasurer of the Plymouth Wayzata Youth Baseball Association and lives in Maple Grove, MN with his wife and their two children.