Jeffrey Patackis is Director of Audit Services at Kern and Company, P.C., Certified Public Accountants. Founded in 1980, the firm serves the Eastern and Central Pennsylvania market.
Jeffrey is a graduate of Wilkes University, holding a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. He was a varsity letterman in basketball and was on the Student-Athlete Honor Roll his entire academic career.
Jeffrey began his career in state government, working at the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. His first assignment was within the Financial Management Division and later moved into the Marketing Department where he served as an accounting liaison between the agency and those financial institutions that used the agency as their student loan servicer.
Jeffrey is married and has two boys, Brady and Cameron. When not spending time with his family, he enjoys golfing and watching college basketball. In addition, he is interested in military history.
Jeffrey is active in his parish’s council of the Knights of Columbus, which has as its primary charitable activity providing funds for various parish projects as well as sponsoring activities for the youth and other parish organizations.
His work at Kern and Company, P.C. involves a wide variety of accounting, consulting, and tax areas. He specializes in the audit of not-for-profit organizations and serves clients in the insurance, manufacturing, and transportation industries. Among his audit clients are the Keystone State Games, the Pennsylvania Department of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church. At Kern and Company, P.C., he is responsible for the development of auditing policy, client work flow and product delivery, and professional work review standards.