As current Deputy Auditor for the City of Norwood OH, and, in the past, as a securities accountant for a regional bank, Mr. Patterson has over 14 years of accounting experience. He has managed and overseen municipal budgets and financial statements, accounts payables and receivables, payroll processes, and worked with banking institutions in fraud and reconciliations. He obtained his B.S. from North Carolina A & T State University and an M.B.A. from Indiana Wesleyan University. Mr. Patterson has been on faculty with Union Institute & University since 2008.