Patrick Wallace

Southeast & Southwest Leader, R&D and Sec. 199 Tax Services


BDO Atlanta Office



Executive Summary

Patrick is the Atlantic and Southeast Regional Leader for BDO’s Research and Development (R&D) Tax Services practice. He has 13 years of experience advising clients on federal and state tax matters.  He also has extensive experience leading the implementation of R&D tax credit studies.  Patrick has advised a range of clients, from small privately held businesses to billion-dollar publicly traded companies, in an array of industries, including automotive, engineering, consumer products, food products, defense, software and a variety of other manufacturers.  He works with these companies to identify, document and calculate their R&D-related tax benefits in the most efficient and effective manner.
Before joining BDO, Patrick was the Managing Director of Tax Consulting for a professional services firm that specialized in R&D tax credit incentives.  Prior to that, he was with a Big Four firm, where he assisted public and private companies of various sizes in a wide range of industries in the areas of tax compliance, tax consulting, transaction structuring, due diligence and accounting for income taxes.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants


M.S., Taxation, University of Denver
B.A., Transylvania University