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Meet The Team

Marc Rose   •   Jonathan Sadock  

Scott Fife   •   April H Mason   •   Elliott Rose

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Collectively, the team of Paragon Ventures have more than 100 years of healthcare,  medical technology, legal, finance and business development experience. They have handled a wide range of sales and mergers, both large and small. As entrepreneurs themselves, the principals understand the financial and emotional issues involved in owning and selling a company.

Our professionals are:

  • Creative dealmakers focused on maximizing the financial and non-financial objectives of our clients; 

  • Skilled technicians capable of structuring and closing a wide array of complex mergers and acquisitions transactions

  • Experienced business persons possessing a diverse range of experience not only in business, but also in law, accounting, banking, logistics and finance; and

  • Dedicated advocates always representing our clients' best interests.



Marc S. Rose

Founder - Managing Partner - President


Marc S. Rose is the founder and President of Paragon Ventures and has more than 35 years of health care experience. Marc began his career in health care at an early age working in his family-owned pharmacy chain and home health care services business aptly named Medical Home Care Service.

In 1984, he led the sale of the family homecare business to Glasrock Home Health Care. After the sale, Marc held executive positions with Glasrock and played a key role in their vigorous growth and expansion plans including numerous acquisitions. In 1991, he left the corporate world and formed M. S. Rose & Associates offering high- level executive search and business management services to the home health care industry. M. S. Rose & Associates flourished from the start and as a result of overwhelming demand for specific health care merger and acquisition expertise, Marc started Paragon Ventures in 1994 to serve the needs of business owners aimed at maximizing shareholder value and exploring all of the strategic options available to them.

During the past 20 years, Paragon Ventures has successfully represented business owners in the sale of over 175 businesses and consulted with thousands of business owners on the sale of their businesses, the M&A process, valuations and long-term strategic exit planning. Marc is a nationally recognized speaker at industry trade events and frequently writes articles and makes presentations on mergers, acquisitions and strategic exit planning for entrepreneurs. He graduated with honors from Rutgers University in 1979 with degrees in Economics and Psychology.

Marc resides in the Philadelphia suburban area and is a devoted family man. Marc is an avid reader and enjoys golf, cycling, travel and all types of music.


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Jonathan Sadock

 Managing Partner - Chief Executive


Jonathan has more than 30 years of entrepreneurial experience in healthcare business development, sales, marketing, mergers and acquisitions. Jonathan joined Paragon Ventures in 1999 and the firm has successfully completed over 135 transactions in 43 states across the USA. In 1979 Jonathan founded PRN - The As Needed Company, a capital equipment rental and asset management services company and a master distributor for MEDIQ, Inc.  Jonathan was also the founder of Medtech Biomedical Services Inc. a biomedical equipment maintenance and repair business.  Medtech was subsequently merged with PRN and in 1990 the combined companies were sold to Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (KCI) an international healthcare company. The merged companies were then sold to MEDIQ, Inc. in 1994.  Today, the business resides within Hill-Rom, formerly a Hillenbrand Industries company.

Jonathan also co-founded Associated Resource Management Services, LLC (ARMS), an asset management firm serving hospitals, nursing homes and home healthcare providers.

Jonathan is a member of the American Marketing Association, American College of Healthcare Executives, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation and the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society.

Jonathan frequently writes articles for healthcare trade journals, newsletters and presents seminars on asset management, business development, mergers and acquisitions.

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Scott Fife, Vice President

Scott has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry.  He has been involved in Materials Management, Distribution, Operations, Sales, and Executive Management phases of the various healthcare entities.

In 1982, he began his healthcare experience with Johnson Rents which eventually sold to Foster Medical Corporation.  He started the inventory control department within the company and then later ran the materials management segment, before the company was sold to Apria Healthcare. 

Scott then held the positions of Vice President of Operations and General Manager with two regional healthcare entities before venturing out on his own.  In 1993, Scott started his own medical equipment company that serviced patients in eight U.S. states and territories.  He handled patients in the respiratory, DME, wound management systems and nursing home supply segments of the healthcare industry.   He divested of the company in 2005.

Scott joined the Paragon Ventures team in 2005 to assist other company owners through the process that he had just completed.   He chose to work with Paragon Ventures due to the company’s excellent Mergers & Acquisitions track record and outstanding industry reputation.

Scott graduated with honors from The Pennsylvania State University with a degree in Business Logistics.  He later received a Masters Degree in Computer Science from Villanova University.   He currently resides in the Philadelphia suburban area with his wife and three children.

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April H. Mason, Managing Director

April has over 25 years of healthcare business operations and management experience.   In 1984, April began her career at Lifeplus, Inc., a home medical equipment company, as a Customer Service Representative.  Over the next several years, April held multiple management positions within the organization and in 1995 she was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. 

The company grew into multimillion-dollar organization with nine locations in four states.  In 1999, April also became a shareholder in the privately owned business.  In her role as President, April managed all aspects of the growing business including the successful acquisition of several smaller companies. 

April served as a board member and President of the New England Medical Equipment Association and served as a Director on the American Association for Homecare board for several years.  In 2002, Lifeplus was selected as the Best Home Medical Equipment Company and awarded the HME Excellence Award.

After years of advocating for health care and small business, April successfully ran and was elected to the New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2004.  Also in 2004, Lifeplus was sold to Apria Healthcare and following the company’s transition, April retired from the company. In 2006, the April Mason Advocacy Award was established by the New England Medical Equipment Dealers Association (NEMED) to recognize national legislators who advocate on behalf of the homecare industry. 

In 2007, April joined Paragon Ventures as a Managing Director and brings her years of healthcare and management experience to the Paragon team.  April also has served on local school and municipal boards and remains politically active both locally and nationally. 

April resides in the Seacoast area of New Hampshire with her husband and two daughters.     

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Elliott Rose

Senior Associate


Elliott Rose is a Senior Associate at Paragon Ventures.  Elliott joined Paragon in 2009 and is responsible for various business development activities, including marketing, database management and deal flow organization.

Elliott graduated from Arcadia University in 2007 with a degree in communications.  While at Arcadia he was active in student government as well as student radio.  He currently resides in suburban Philadelphia with his wife Mary Beth.  In his free time he purses an interest in music and film and is an avid golfer.


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Kenneth Federman, Corporate Counsel

Kenneth D. Federman, Esq., is a founding partner of Rothberg Federman. He concentrates his practice in transactional business work, real estate transactions, commercial litigation, estate planning, Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act and representation of taxpayers before the IRS.

After becoming a member of the Pennsylvania and New Jersey Bars in 1993, Ken became interested in and devoted to real estate law. He has developed a practice which embraces all aspects of a real estate transaction. Ken drafts complex Agreements of Sale, reviews and places title insurance policies, and is a licensed mortgage loan originator.

Ken is a member of the Pennsylvania, American and Bucks County Bar Associations. He is also admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, New Jersey Supreme Court, United States Court of Federal Claims, United States Tax Court, United States Court of Appeals for the Third, Fourth and Eleventh Circuits, and the Federal District Courts located in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Ken received his Bachelor of Science from Temple University in 1980, his Master of Science in Taxation from Temple University in 1988, and his Juris Doctor from Widener University School of Law in 1993 where he graduated with honors – Magna Cum Laude. Ken is also a former Certified Public Accountant and in that capacity was previously employed as Audit Supervisor at Laventhol & Horwath CPA’s (a former national accounting firm) and former Vice President of Finance at Jules Jurgensen, Rhapsody, Inc., and Tropex Inc..


Samuel Kraemer, Broker - California

Elliott Turner, Broker  - California

Raymond Smith, Broker - Florida

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The Paragon Ventures Professional Referral Network (PRN) is comprised of some of healthcare's most noted and respected business leaders and consultants.  This exclusive network of experts can provide leading insight and direction to business owners across a continuum of business issues including:

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  • Contracts

  • Market Intelligence

  • Information Systems

  • Inventory

  • Asset Management

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  • Compliance

  • Legal

  • Human Resources

  • Executive Management

  • Logistics Management


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