Tom obtained an Honours Degree in Accountancy at Queens University Belfast and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1995 and is also one of the firm’s registered auditors.
Tom trained with a national firm of accountants in Belfast gaining valuable accountancy and audit experience in a larger business environment. After spending a number of years in industry gaining invaluable commercial experience, Tom returned to general practice in 2005, initially as a sole practitioner but more recently from April 2015 as a partner in Patton Rainey & Associates.
Tom has an extensive knowledge of general practice issues and has assisted clients from a number of industrial sectors ranging from retail, farming, construction, wholesaling, manufacturing and professional services.
As well as his full time involvement in the practice Tom runs his family farm meaning he has a very first-hand experience of the farming sector.