Patricia Johnson is a visiting assistant professor of accounting at Daemen College. She is a certified public accountant and fraud examiner, as well as a chartered global management accountant with experience in public and nonprofit accounting and education.
Her teaching career spans more than 30 years, including over 20 years of experience at Canisius College, where she was instrumental in developing a master’s degree in forensic accounting and served as the program coordinator for six years.
Johnson also maintains an accounting practice that focuses on small businesses and nonprofit organizations. She serves on the board of the New York Council of Nonprofits and is currently the board treasurer for The ARC of Erie County New York.
Johnson is past president of the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) Buffalo Chapter and is treasurer of the Forensic Section of the American Accounting Association. She also serves on the Scholarship Committees for the NYSSCPA and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, and is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors and the American Financial Women’s Alliance.
Johnson received a master of business administration from the University at Buffalo and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from St. Bonaventure University. She has three grown children and lives in Tonawanda with her husband, Tom.