Assurance & Attestation Services

Attestation & Other Engagements

Audits, Reviews, Compilations


Financial Services

Blake Patterson


Senior Manager

Professional Overview

Blake has extensive experience in public accounting working with financial institutions in both the public and private sectors. Blake assists clients with financial statement audits, testing of key controls (SOX 404 & FDICIA), and internal audit and compliance consulting services. He has extensive experience in Bank Secrecy Act/Anti-Money Laundering compliance, including independent testing and model validations, as well as fair lending analysis and compliance reviews.

Education, Credentials, and Special Training

  • Certified Public Accountant
  • Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist
  • M.S., Accounting, Appalachian State University
  • B.S., Accounting, North Carolina State University

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists