Our skilled team offers a valuable, wide-ranging portfolio of expertise. We tailor our approach to meet your specific needs, and are well-versed in a comprehensive set of software platforms.
We combine clear communication, serious listening, and unique insight, resulting in the highest quality service and solutions expressly for you.
Partners & Directors
CEO & Managing Director
Patrick is the CEO of Abilene Partners, and is the Managing Director of our Finance and Accounting Services practice. Patrick provides hands-on accounting and financial support to numerous businesses; offering customized services — from high level, strategic support to handling day-to-day management. Patrick specializes in financial operations, strategy, budgeting and audit and tax support.
Patrick holds a B.S.B.A in Finance from Sonoma State University, is an associate (non-CPA) member of the AICPA, and a professional member of the Institute of Management Accountants.
In his free time, Patrick his wife Danielle are working their way down through an extensive travel “to-do” list.
Partner, Managing Director
Patricia is a CPA and financial coach with over 30 years of accounting, bookkeeping, auditing and tax experience in both private and corporate settings. She brings her extensive knowledge to help her clients’ businesses grow profitably and sustainably.
Her broad professional experience gives her a unique perspective on diverse client needs and regulatory requirements, while her educational background — a BBA in Accounting, an MA in Counseling Psychology and an NLP Master Practitioner Certification – give her the ability to offer her clients transformative business and financial services and coaching.
Raised in Texas and Brazil, Patricia is fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Her deep cross-cultural experience gives her unique insight into working with a wide range of personalities, and she is undaunted by new challenges and unfamiliar territory.
Director, CFO & Strategic Services
Mara is the Director of Strategic and CFO Services at Abilene Partners. She has 20 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, specializing in human-centered program design, operations, and financial management. Mara began her career as an educator, with a focus on designing social justice programming to meet the needs of Bay Area vulnerable communities. Her experience as an executive leader includes previous positions as Chief Operating Officer, Deputy Director, and Interim Executive Director. Mara believes that relationships are everything and that networks and connections are key to creating healthy, transparent, and productive organizations. Bringing a human-centered approach to the operations side of nonprofit organizations, Mara is uniquely positioned to provide nonprofits of all sizes with tools and coaching that create effective and efficient communications between the programming and operations sides of any organization.
Managers & Associates
Manager, Client Accounting
Manager, Client Accounting
Senior Accounting Associate
Director, Practice Operations
Senior Operations Associate