Patrick has more than thirty-five years of audit experience, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), licensed in both New York and Florida. He also holds designations as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP), and Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).
His experience includes working as Vice President of Pennsylvania Savings & Loan Association, where he built the initial audit function, and as Audit Director of a public housing authority. He has also worked overseas as Chief Audit Executive of a foreign nation’s state public audit office, as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of a small manufacturing firm, as Chief Compliance Officer for an Arizona based charter school, and Regional internal auditor for a global commercial bank. He began his career in auditing with the external audit firms of Coopers & Lybrand in New York City and later Deloitte, Haskins & Sells.
Patrick is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA), and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). He was also previously an associate editor for the journal of International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions (INTOSAI).