Chief Operations Officer
Patrick Bearjar, CPA, CGMA, is the Chief Operations Officer at Wessel & Company with 18 years of experience at the firm. Patrick supports the firm with his work in several areas including contract compliance audits, operational review, corporate tax strategies, and succession planning. He services for-profit industries including manufacturing and distributors, construction, architects, and engineers.
Patrick has worked for the Johnstown Welding and Fabrication Industries as an assistant foreman and has served his country in the Army National Guard and the US Navy.
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 Chairperson of the Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Chamber of Commerce, the Chairperson of the Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Business Hall of Fame committee, and an Advisory board member of the Greater Johnstown National Contract Management Association Chapter.