Chief Operations Officer
Patrick Bearjar, CPA, CGMA, is the Chief Operations Officer at Wessel & Company. Patrick supports the firm with his work in several areas including GovCon consulting, profitability analysis, operational review, corporate tax strategies, and succession planning. He services for-profit industries including in-depth experience in manufacturing and distributors, construction, architects, and engineers.
Mr. Bearjar is a U.S. Navy Seabee and Pennsylvania Army National Guard 12B Combat Engineer Veteran with combined service of 16 years. He also has multiple years of experience as a certified welding, steel fabricator, and construction worker.
Education and Associations
Mr. Bearjar graduated from The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a concentration in Accounting. His associations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the National Contract Management Association, and the American Production and Inventory Society.
Patrick is the Past Chairperson of the Cambria Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Co-Chairperson of the Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Business Hall of Fame committee, and an Advisory board member and Education Chair of the Greater Johnstown National Contract Management Association Chapter.