Pat is the CFO of Brilliant and has been with the company since 2014. He oversees all areas of accounting, finance and human resources. With 30 years of experience, he runs the day-to-day accounting functions of AR, AP, payroll and invoicing, and leads the financial statement preparation, forecasting/budgeting and strategic planning processes. Pat also manages cash management, treasury, insurance and legal.
As the head of HR, he oversees new hire orientation, benefit plan enrollments and the 401k plan. Pat is also involved in facility relocations and expansion efforts.
Prior to Brilliant, Pat worked in public accounting, then for a publicly-traded company in the areas of internal audit and financial planning, and as a Manager of Accounting and Finance. He followed by working at two private-equity owned third-party logistics companies, as the VP Finance and CFO.
Pat graduated from DePaul University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and passed the Certified Public Accountant exam after graduation. He later went back to DePaul and earned a master’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance.