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Patrick Garrett

Managing Director

As a managing director in Dallas, Patrick Garrett is responsible for client services in the areas of accounting advisory and finance operations.

I enjoy working at Riveron because I work with incredibly talented people with a range of experiences to bring practical solutions to client problems. We invest in our clients’ problems as if they’re our own and enjoy seeing solutions through.
Family Man. Creative Thinker. Soccer Coach.

Background

With over 15 years of experience, Patrick Garrett plays an integral role in supporting clients through accounting advisory. Patrick has extensive experience in a broad array of technical accounting issues and situations including IPO readiness, troubled debt restructuring, goodwill impairments, complex debt and equity transactions, fresh start accounting, stock compensation, lease accounting, and revenue recognition. His range of experience allows him to assess what auditors will require while also considering how to implement technical accounting solutions and explain the impacts to shareholders.

At Riveron, Patrick has led financial reporting, audit preparation, and new standards implementation projects across a number of industries and situations, including IPOs, carve-outs and acquisitions. Patrick actively supports training and professional development initiatives both within the firm and externally. Patrick is also an active member of Riveron’s Financial Advisory Expert Network, which brings deep technical experience to assist clients in addressing the most complex technical accounting questions.

Prior to Riveron, Patrick was a manager in PwC’s Assurance practice. Patrick lives in Dallas with his wife and three children and enjoys traveling, sports, and coaching his kids’ sports in his free time.

Education and Certifications

  • Master of Science in Accounting, Texas A&M University
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Texas A&M University
  • Certified Public Accountant

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