Patrick K. Ross, CPA

Audit Partner

With Haskell & White since: 1998

With more than 25 years of public accounting experience, Patrick provides a wealth of knowledge and experience to Haskell & White’s diverse client base.

Patrick has been involved with the Firm’s large clients including integrated audits with internal control reporting as well as start- up organizations. Identifying the need from organizations to increase their businesses profitably, Patrick became an accredited Mindshop facilitator to assist executives in developing strategies for profit and growth. Through comprehensive prioritizing and implementation of 30 to 90 day plans, he can guide management to identify and eliminate waste within their company to grow their bottom line quickly and efficiently. He also heads the Haskell & White’s employee benefit plans practice group that conducts audits for 401K plans.

In his spare time, Patrick serves on the board of America On Track, a youth mentoring and leadership organization, and spends time with his wife and daughter.


Industries & Areas of Specialty:
  • Manufacturing/Distribution
  • Public Companies
  • Start-up Organizations
  • Integrated Audits
  • Employee Benefit Audits
  • Internal Control Reporting
Industry and Professional Affiliations:
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • California Society of Certified Public Accountants (CalCPA)
  • University of California, Los Angeles – B.S. in Economics
  • California State University, Fullerton – Completed classes in forensic accounting and fraud examination
Community Involvement:
  • America On Track – Board of Directors


“Leadership starts with strong financial performance. Our clients count on us to serve as a dependable advisor and resource to improve their cash flow. At Haskell & White, your profitability is our passion.”

Posts by Patrick Ross

How to Assess Fraud Risks Today

Auditing standards require external auditors to consider potential fraud risks by watching out for conditions that provide the opportunity to commit fraud. Unfortunately, conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic may have increased your company’s fraud risks. For example, more employees may be working remotely than ever before. And some workers may be experiencing personal financial distress Read more...

Prepare for Success with a Change Success Diagnostic

Is your company preparing for a big change? We’re the first to admit that corporate change initiatives can be daunting. In fact, research indicates that 70% of all change initiatives fail. Whether you’re integrating a new software, in the middle of a merger, or hiring new staff, change is especially challenging if you haven’t prepared Read more...

Preventing Occupational Fraud

Occupational fraud is much more common than most CEOs think. According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Inc.’s “2018 Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud and Abuse,” businesses worldwide lost over $7 billion to fraud in 2018.  Moreover, small- and medium-sized organizations seem to be at higher risk. The median loss of identified Read more...