Mr. Zhao is the Senior Partner of Patrizio & Zhao, LLC. He is in charge of the firm’s SEC audit practice and leads engagement teams on audits of SEC listed companies. He has over 15 years of public accounting experience in serving public and private companies in a variety of industries including pharmaceuticals, waste water management, logistics, advertising and publishing. He also provides a variety of transaction-related advisory services to clients as well, including performing due diligence on proposed acquisitions.
He graduated from Montclair State University with an M.B.A. in Accounting. He also holds an M.A. in Communications from University of Hawaii. He is a licensed CPA in the State of New Jersey and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts (AICPA) and New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJSCPA).
He is a Visiting Professor of Auditing at the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China, and a frequent speaker before professional audiences on a variety of accounting and auditing topics.
Mr. Zhao has excellent relationships and a wide range of network in Chinese communities, residing both in the United States and China. Due to his dual language background and wide network, he has developed a niche in providing audit and accounting services to Chinese companies listed in the United States.