Joseph J. Patrick Jr. CPA

Joe joined Schneider Downs in 1990. Throughout his career in public accounting, Joe has obtained extensive experience in the management of selected audit, review and tax engagements, as well as the delivery of accounting, auditing, tax and business advisory services to nonprofit, corporate, partnership and individual clients. Joe has served both public and privately held companies in a variety of industries.


B.S. - Accounting, West Virginia University

Professional and Community Involvement

Member—American, Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia Institutes of Certified Public Accountants

Member—Schneider Downs Automotive Services Group

Board Member—The Catholic Foundation (Alumni Board)

Board Member —Recreation Unlimited

Board Member —Women's Care Center of Columbus 

Board Member and Audit Committee Member —MediGold

Administration and Planned Giving Committees Member —St. Agatha Church

What was the best advice you’ve ever received?
Always take the high road. 

Who was your role model?
My father. 

What was your childhood dream?
I wanted to grow up to be a baseball player. 

What is the best or most interesting thing about your career?
Serving our clients and co-workers

What was your first job?
I delivered newspapers.

Do you have advice for young professionals?
Work hard and do your best. 

Joseph J. Patrick Jr.  CPA

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