How I can help you

Worked at various accounting positions while attending night school.  After obtaining CPA certification, worked with a CPA firm doing audits and taxes for small businesses and non-profits.  Then joined Effingham Equity as Controller and later as CFO, and worked as part of a joint management team for them and Grand Prairie Coop.  Both were retail agricultural supply cooperatives.  Helped design employee benefit programs and trained employees on them.  Involved in all areas of financials from planning and budgeting to taxes.  

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Finance & Accounting
  • Business Strategy & Planning
  • Business Operations

Industry Experience
  • Agriculture, Farming, Fishing & Hunting
  • Retail & Wholesale Trade


BS in Accounting - Millikin University, Decatur IL;

AS in Business - Lake Land College, Mattoon IL;

AAS in Accounting - Lake Land College, Mattoon IL

Patricia A Wente

Communication Methods

  • In Person