SPECIALISTS

Patricia A. Cummings

President, Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP

Chief Risk Officer and Co-Managing Partner, Philadelphia Office, Citrin Cooperman Advisors LLC

Experience

Patricia Cummings is the President of Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP, and the Chief Risk Officer, Citrin Cooperman Advisors LLC.  She also is a co-managing partner of the firm’s Philadelphia, PA office. With more than 25 years of public accounting experience she has held leadership positions throughout her career at the firm, including Co-Managing Partner of the New York City office, Audit and Attest Committee Chair, Executive Committee member and Managing Partner, Industries.  Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Pat was a Partner at a Global 6 accounting firm.  Pat is laser-focused on the audit of the future including the use of technology, industry knowledge and other innovations to improve attest services and provide additional value to clients and their stakeholders.

Pat brings a wealth of more than 25 years of experience providing audit, accounting, and advisory services to public and private multinational clients in several industries, including private equity, professional services, manufacturing and distribution, and technology. Her client service experience includes leading complex engagements and helping clients confront challenging business issues. She has extensive experience in acquisitions, divestitures, capital-raising transactions including initial public offerings, and complex accounting and financial reporting issues. In addition, Pat has experience in bankruptcy accounting and reporting.

Prior to joining Citrin Cooperman, Pat spent 17 years with Grant Thornton LLP, most recently as an assistant managing partner of its New York office, where she led audit engagements for global companies and served as the engagement quality review partner for other clients. Pat also previously worked for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and commenced her career in public accounting with a Big Four accounting firm.

CREDENTIALS

Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Long Island University, C.W. Post Center

Master of Business Administration, General Management, Dowling College

Completed Post-Graduate Executive Education, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kenan-Flagler Business School

Licenses

Certified Public Accountant in the State of New York

Affiliations

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

Member, New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA)

Member, AICPA Technical Standards Subcommittee

Member, AICPA Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee (WIEC) Champions Task Force

Honors & Awards

Pat has been named among Long Island’s Top 50 most influential women in business by Long Island Business News.

Presentations & Publications

Pat is a highly sought-after speaker on accounting and financial reporting issues. In addition, she is passionate on the topic of fairness in the workplace for women; she has spoken and written on the topic for various organizations and publications.

WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Community Involvement

Pat is involved with Baruch College’s student mentoring program.

Outside the Office

Pat grew up in the New York suburbs but is now a full-time resident of New York City. She enjoys the New York City experience and is taking advantage of everything it has to offer. Pat also enjoys traveling to the many destinations on her bucket list.

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As a leader at Citrin Cooperman, I have an opportunity to make a difference for both my clients and my firm. My colleagues appreciate my passion for my profession and the firm provides the tools and investment dollars to allow me to make a difference. I am doing what I love, and I love what I am doing.

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