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For years, Moorhead, Patterson & Company, P.C. has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as business consulting and individual financial planning.

Moorhead, Patterson & Company, P.C. is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Team

SCOTT T. MOORHEAD, CPA 2000 - University of Iowa - BBA in Finance; 2004 Baker University - MBA
CPA, Series 63

Scott graduated from the University of Iowa Tippie College of Business with a BBA in Finance in 2000 and from Baker University with a Masters of Business Administration in 2004. Scott joined the firm in 2007, became certified in 2008 and was admitted as a partner in 2009. He is currently involved in tax preparation and consulting services.

NANCY A. PATTERSON, CPA 563-388-4744 1994 - Augustana College - BA Accounting

Nancy joined the firm in 1991 and graduated from Augustana College in 1994 with a BA in Accounting and Business Finance. She became certified in 2010 and was admitted as a partner in 2011. Nancy is currently involved in tax preparation, electronic filing, bookkeeping and payroll services.

Emily K. Flippo, CPB 563-388-4744 2019 - Augustana College - BA In Accounting, 2020 - Maryville University - MS in Accounting

Emily graduated from Augustana College in 2019 with an BA in accounting. She received her Master of Science in Accounting in 2020 from Maryville University in 2020. Emily joined the firm in 2019 and performs tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services. in 2023, she passed all of the examinations and became a Certified Public Bookkeeper (CPB).

Billie Jo Rick, EA 563-388-4744 2010 - BA in Accounting, minor in Business Management
Enrolled Agent

Billie graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College in 2010 with a BA in Accounting with a strong minor in business management. She is the newest addition to the firm in 2021 and is excited to serve the Quad City community in tax preparation and helping out with book keeping and payroll services. Billie sat for and passed the Enrolled Agent's exam in September 2021.

LAURA J. MCSPARIN 563-388-4744 2015 - Western Illinois University - BA in Accounting

Laura graduated from Western Illinois University in 2015 with a BA in Accounting. She joined the firm in 2016 and provides tax preparation, bookkeeping, and payroll services. She is currently studying for the Enrolled Agent's exam.

Sarah Balkovek 563-388-4744 2010 - St. Ambrose - BA in Accounting

After studying at Saint Mary’s College and the University of Innsbruck, Sarah graduated from Saint Ambrose University with a Bachelors in Accounting in December 2010. After working locally with the VITA program for several years, she joined the firm in 2021, and is currently working on completion of the CPA. She hopes to provide clients with clarity and understanding in their bookkeeping and tax filings.

DONALD L. MOORHEAD, CPA - Retired (Seasonal) 563-388-4744 1971 - Augustana College - BA Accounting and Business Administration

Don graduated from Augustana College in 1971 with a BA in accounting and business administration. After becoming certified in 1974 he joined the firm in 1975 and was admitted as a partner in 1977. Don retired in December 2016, but works part-time on tax preparation and advisory services.

KAREN S. PARKIN, EA - Retired (Seasonal) 563-388-4744 1981 - Eastern Iowa Community College - AA in Accounting
Enrolled Agent

Karen graduated from Scott Community College in 1981 with an Associate Degree in accounting and is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS. Karen joined the firm in 1980 and performs tax preparation, bookkeeping and payroll services. Karen went part-time following the 2021 tax season, but will remain working two days a week during the off season and full-time during tax season.

  • Moorhead, Patterson & Company, P.C.
  • 3910 Lillie Ave
  • Davenport, IA 52806
  • Telephone: (563) 388-4744
  • Fax: (563) 388-4748