Pat started working at RIT in August 2005 as Associate Director of Institute Audit, Compliance & Advisement. He has 16 years of higher education internal audit experience and previously served as Internal Audit Manager at the University of Rochester's Office of University Audit. Pat is a Certified Public Accountant who began his career working for two Rochester-based CPA firms. He is a 1990 graduate of RIT's E. Philip Saunders College of Business, with a B.S. degree in Accounting.
Pat's higher education audit experience has allowed him to perform a variety of different audits and he specializes in construction cost auditing and fraud investigations. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Certified Construction Auditor.
Pat is a Board Member of the Rochester Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors. His other professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of CPA's, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the Association of College and University Auditors and the National Association of Construction Auditors. He is an elected official serving on the Town Board of his hometown, Clarkson.