Patrick Collins joined the Ross Buehler Falk & Company (RBF) team in 2022 as a manager in the firm’s tax department. In this role, he works with nearly all the firm’s tax clients, ensuring efficient returns and high-quality tax and compliance services. Patrick has extensive knowledge of the tax rules for fixed assets and business tax issues. His accounting industry experience, as well as his friendly personality and willingness to learn new skills makes him a valuable new member of the RBF team.

Patrick did not start off in the accounting field. For his undergraduate, he attended Temple University, where he studied film and media arts, graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree. His film background even earned him an IMDB credit. He worked as a production assistant on the 2011 film Bamboo Shark.

Patrick continued his education at Millersville University, eventually earning his Certified Public Accountant designation in both Maryland and Pennsylvania. He started his career in the accounting field in 2015, performing tax work for large corporations and complex partnerships with a Big Four firm. He gained further industry experience with a firm in Towson, Maryland, doing individual and small business returns, as well as trusts, estates, and nonprofit returns.

Originally from Red Lion, PA, Patrick currently lives in York with his fiancé and a menagerie of pets. The couple has one dog, one lizard, two cats, and a tank full of fish. Since moving back to the area, Patrick is thrilled by how diverse both Lancaster and York have become.

Want to get to know Parick even better? Here are a few fun facts about him:

  • The last show Patrick binge-watched on Netflix was The Witcher.
  • Patrick is a fan of Baltimore sports teams, especially the Orioles and the Ravens.
  • Patrick likes to travel, and his favorite destinations are Ocean City, Maryland; Southern California; Southern Florida; and the United Kingdom.
  • His favorite book is The Goal: A Process of Ongoing Improvement by Eliyahu M. Goldratt. He has found the thought process detailed in this book to be helpful.
  • In his free time, Patrick likes to read, play video games, binge-watch TV shows, try new foods, and visit museums.
  • His favorite Spotify radio station is “Energy Booster Indie.” He also enjoys listening to audiobooks via Audible.