PATRICK J. DEO, CPA is the President of Deo, LaManna, Deo & Co., P.C. He has been awarded the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants Service (NJCPA) Award in recognition of his leadership and service to the organization. He has served a vice president and a trustee of the NJCPA, and has been involved in various initiatives, including the New Jersey Taxpayer Bill of Rights. Deo is a noted national speaker and frequent lecturer for the NJCPA and its chapters. He had previously worked for the IRS for nearly 20 years in various high level positions.