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. 

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big problem:
Cybersecurity defenses compromised by employees' passwords
big thinking:
Significant updates to the cybersecurity environment.

Shareholder Eric Wright has been involved with Information Technology with Schneider Downs since 1983 and oversees the firm’s thriving Technology Consulting and IT Audit & Compliance practices. Through this role, Eric brings extensive experience in assessing IT infrastructure and identifying cybersecurity risk and exposure.

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