Patrick Cooper, JD, CPA
Patrick graduated from Florida State University in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science. He then earned his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Vanderbilt University Law School in 2007. In 2010, Patrick graduated from Belmont University’s Massey Graduate School of Business with a Masters of Accountancy.
Patrick has been licensed as an attorney in the State of Tennessee since 2007 and as a Certified Public Accountant since 2010. Patrick is also admitted to practice before the U.S. Tax Court.
Patrick began his career in accounting in the tax department of a prominent Nashville CPA firm and has also worked for a large regional accounting firm, also in the tax department. In these roles, Patrick prepared taxes for individuals, small businesses, and large businesses with annual revenues in the hundreds of millions. In 2012, Patrick partnered with Wes Aull to form Aull & Cooper CPAs PLLC.
Patrick is an avid distance runner and active in the Nashville running community. He serves as co-chair of the Race Judicata Committee of the Nashville Bar Association’s Young Lawyer Division.
Wes Aull, CPA
Wes graduated from the University of Kentucky in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Economics, earning departmental honors and completing graduate-level coursework during his bachelors. He went on to earn his Master of Professional Accountancy from the University of Texas at Austin in 2005, ranked as the #1 graduate program in accounting by the U.S. News and World Report.
Starting his professional career in Boston, Wes worked for the international accounting firm BDO Seidman. His experience included auditing financial statements of publicly-traded and privately-held companies in the biotechnology, manufacturing, research, and service industries. Wes assisted in planning and execution of Sarbanes-Oxley 404 audits, testing financial controls at companies to ensure the accuracy and reliability of accounting systems.
In 2008, Wes opened his accounting firm in Nashville, Tennessee, where he focuses on tax, accounting, and consulting services for the small business and individual. This firm became Aull & Cooper CPAs PLLC in 2012.
In his spare time, Wes studies economics, financial history, and government policy in order to better understand business conditions in today’s markets. Wes also enjoys biking, the outdoors of Tennessee, and working with non-profits that add to the welfare of the community.
Matthew Greer, CPA
Matthew graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Accounting. He is both as a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor. At Aull & Cooper Matthew is in charge of all audit, review, compilation, and other attestation services. He has experience in the construction, banking, restaurants, wholesale, transportation, retail, and manufacturing industries.