Weaver, a national certified public accounting and advisory firm, has announced the appointment of Stephen Patton as a senior manager at the group.
Patton will be responsible for leading technical accounting engagements in the group’s public company services arm.
He provides the role with over 18 years of experience in accounting and reporting with a focus on SEC reporting requirements.
Prior to joining Weaver, Patton held a number of senior-level positions at both public and private oil and gas companies.
He has also served for more than a decade at a Big Four firm, supporting exploration and production and midstream energy clients with both quarterly and annual SEC requirements.
Alyssa Martin, national strategy leader for large market and public entities at the company, said: “Bringing Stephen on board reflects Weaver’s commitment to the specialized needs of public companies and those on the path to going public.
“Stephen’s strong knowledge and experience related to SEC reporting rules, especially as it relates to oil and gas disclosures, is a valuable resource that we are pleased to offer our clients.”