Robert Patterson, C.P.A., M.B.A.

Robert Patterson, C.P.A., M.B.A.
Lecturer in Management, Accounting
Office Phone
Office Location
217 Burke
PENN STATE BEHREND
281 BURKE CENTER
ERIE PA 16563
Biography

C.P.A., M.B.A., Penn State University (1988): Research and teaching interests include accounting; quantitative business analysis; finance. Professor Patterson maintains an active practice as a Certified Public Accountant.


Teaching

Courses Taught

  • ACCTG 211: Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making
  • SCM 200 (Formerly MS&IS 200): Introduction to Statistics to Business
  • SCM 301: Supply Chain Management

Service

Outreach-Based Instruction

  • Management Science & Information Science: Fall 1999, Spring 2000
  • Service to Public and Private Organizations
  • Judge, Dicesan Science Fair, Erie Diocese, Erie PA, 2007
  • St John - Holy Rosary Eastside Catholic School , Erie PA:
    • Quiz Bowl Coach, 2004-05
    • Planning Committee Member, 2003
    • School Board Member, 2001-04
    • PTC Treasurer, 2000-05

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1993-:
  • Member, Relations with Schools and Colleges Committee, 2002-.

Assistance to Student Organizations

  • Club Adviser, Delta Sigma Pi, Penn State Erie, Erie PA, 1990- .
  • Recipient, Chapter Adviser of the Year, Allegheny Region, Delta Sigma Pi, 2001.

Consulting

  • Pro bono tax work, 2002-.
Research Interests

Income Tax

Education

MBA, Business Administration, Penn State University

BS, Accounting, Penn State University