Pat Smerkers, CPA
Senior Director, Finance and Operations, Northpond Ventures
As Northpond Ventures’ Senior Director of Finance and Operations, Pat is responsible for deal-execution, along with the financial, operational and administrative functions of the firm, including financial reporting and analysis, facilities, and IT. Previously, Pat was a Senior Manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their asset management practice, focusing on alternative investment funds and firms, including venture capital. Pat earned a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from Providence College, a MS in Accounting from the University of Connecticut, and is a Certified Public Accountant.