Schneider Downs Announces Expansion of Management Team

Schneider Downs, one of the 60 largest certified public accounting and business advisory firms in the United States, is pleased to announce the following additions to our management team.

Patrick HickmannPatrick Hickmann, CPA, Tax Senior Manager

Mr. Hickmann has over 10 years of experience in public accounting, which includes time spent at a Big Four public accounting firm where he served as the lead partnership technical expert for his office. He specializes in partnerships, including allocations, tax planning and structuring. He also has significant experience working with family offices, S corporations and individuals. His experience spans a variety of industries and includes private equity, manufacturing, casinos and real estate.  

Mr. Hickmann received his B.S.B.A. in Accounting from West Virginia University 


Maureen BarryMaureen Barry, CPA, Tax Senior Manager  

Ms. Barry has over 20 years of experience serving clients. Her clients are closely held, privately owned businesses in various industries, including retail, professional services, healthcare, real estate and start-ups. Ms. Barry enjoys understanding the whole client service plan, from the strategic business plan of the owners through their exit. Her expertise lies in being able to provide guidance on tax planning, accounting and accounting systems.  

Ms. Barry received her B.S.B.A. in Accounting from Robert Morris University.


Teagan OsbourneTeagan Osborne, CPA, Audit Manager

Ms. Osborne has more than 4 years of public accounting assurance experience, having previously worked in the public sector at another firm. She has had extensive experience serving a variety of clients in the construction and real estate industries.

Ms. Osborne received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting, with a minor in Finance from Geneva College. 

“Schneider Downs remains committed to fueling our growth by hiring talented professionals with experience relevant to our clients’ needs,” said Chris McElroy, co-CEO at Schneider Downs. “Ms. Osborne, Ms. Barry and Mr. Hickmann are all valued additions to our team.”

About Schneider Downs

Schneider Downs is a Top 60 independent Certified Public Accounting (CPA) firm providing accounting, tax, audit, and business advisory services to public and private companies, not-for-profit organizations and global companies. We also offer Internal Audit; Technology Consulting; Software Solutions; Personal Financial Services; Retirement Plan Solutions and Corporate Finance Services.

Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with offices in Columbus, Ohio and Metropolitan Washington., Schneider Downs serves clients in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia, New York, Maryland and around the world.

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