First State CPAs, LLC, Dover, Delaware. Certified Public Accountant, September 2010 to 2018. Partner at state of the art, technologically advanced firm, servicing a wide range of business and personal clientele.

Patterson & Kelly, P. A., Dover, Delaware. Certified Public Accountant, January, 1997 to August 2010. As President, responsible for all areas of firm administration.

Kelly’s Furniture City, Dover, Delaware. July 1998 to December 2006. Partnered with brother Michael as CFO in successful furniture and flooring business.

Patterson & Winnington, P. A., Dover, Delaware. Certified Public Accountant, January, 1988 to 1996. As CPA, responsible for all aspects of tax and financial reporting for corporations, individuals, partnerships, estates and trusts. Developed additional client base through affiliation in several associations.

Delaware Foreign-Trade Zone Administrators Corporation, Dover, Delaware. President, August 1989 to 2002. Responsible for Administration of Foreign-Trade Zone #99. Duties include: Preparation of annual reports for the Foreign-Trade Zones Board and U.S. Customs; Development of Inventory Control and Recordkeeping System Procedures Manual; Maintenance of the Tariff of FTZ #99.

Delaware Free Trade Zone - Division of B & B Development Co. Wilmington, Delaware. Manager, January 1985 to August 1989. Duties as above. Highlights: Developed agenda, and organized mailing list, speakers, location for Foreign-Trade Zone seminar for potential users; Implemented quarterly informational meetings for FTZ #99 tenants, Customs and other FTZ #99 personnel.

Jones Apparel Group, Inc., Bristol, Pennsylvania. Manager, Letter of Credit and Foreign Accounts Payable Departments, August 1981 to January 1985. Managed staff of four (4) responsible for preparing, issuing, and paying letters of credit totaling $65-70 million per year for major better women's apparel manufacturer.

Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania. Master of Science in Taxation.

University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware. Major: Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Minor: Business Administration.

Wizard Academy, Buda, Texas Graduate: Magical Worlds Communications Workshop.

Rotary International, Dover Capitol City Club, 2007 – present; Dover Colonial Club charter member, 1989-2006; Board of Directors and International Chairman, 1992-1994. Nonprofit organization which raises money for community projects. Lives by motto: Service Above Self.

Delaware Ballet, Treasurer 2009-2010. Board Member 2006 to 2010. Responsible for all areas of financial recording and reporting for Regional Ballet Company which produces two performances annually and educational programs.

St. Thomas More Academy, Treasurer and Board Member, 1994-1999. Responsible for all areas of financial recordkeeping and reporting for startup Roman Catholic secondary school in Kent County, Delaware.

Holy Cross CYO, Coach, Spring and Fall Soccer, Basketball, 1997-2003.

Kent County Republican Party Committee, Treasurer- two year term. In addition, Treasurer for Political Campaigns that included Patty Foltz, Thomas Wagner, Donna Stone, Patrick Lynn and Richard Harper.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Dover, DE. Chairman for 2016 & 2017 parade.

Delaware Veterans of World War II, Post 2, Life member

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, member since 1988.

Porsche Club of America - Delaware Chapter, member since 2006.

Solution of Hope Award, Mom’s House of Dover, Inc. - 2006




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