Pat was born and raised in Thunder Bay and has lived in the city for most of his life. He received a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Ottawa University in 1988 and began his career with Price Waterhouse in Ottawa before returning to his hometown. He received the designation of Chartered Accountant in 1991.
Over the following years, Pat has worked exclusively in the public accounting field with both local and national firms. He has a wide range of experience in accounting, tax and business advisory services with the main focus on smaller owner-managed businesses.
For the past 20-plus years, Pat has been a partner/owner of LCPS Chartered Professional Accountants. He is proud to have helped in the growth and success of this firm and, together with his partners and co-workers, has seen it become the largest locally owned and independent accounting firm in the region.
Today, Pat focuses his practice on transitioning clients to cloud-based accounting systems and growing that business segment at LCPS. Pat is a certified expert in several cloud-based accounting applications that are utilized at LCPS.
Pat has been involved in many community organizations over the years including:
Honours Bachelor of Commerce, Ottawa University - 1988
Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario - 1990
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