In harmony with the General Conference, North American Division, and Atlantic Union policies, the treasurer’s office serves the Bermuda Conference territory with responsibility for financial operations.

The treasurer provides administrative and financial leadership to the Bermuda Conference, serving as trustee of the funds it receives and the necessary policy and administrative coordination of the financial operations within the Bermuda Conference.

Robert has over 30 years of treasury experience; starting his career with the South Atlantic Conference of SDA in Atlanta, GA. He served the Allegheny East Conference in Pine Forge, PA for 23 years as an auditor and Undertreasurer. Mr. Patterson then transition to Southeastern Conference, Mt. Dora, FL serving as the CFO/Treasurer, and most recently as the Business Manager for Orlando Jr. Academy, Orlando, FL.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, and raised in Atlanta, GA, Robert is a graduate of Oakwood College, Huntsville, AL, and Alvernia University, Reading, PA, with a Master of Business Administration.

Married to the former Carmen Henry they have two young adult children, Robert, III, and his wife Claresha living in Orlando, FL, expecting their first grandchild in December, and daughter Reyna, a graduate of Spelman College and Emory University, Atlanta, GA.

Robert and Carmen are excited to join the Bermuda Conference family and make Bermuda their home away from home.

Thank you for entrusting this position to me. God has lead me here to serve the Bermuda Conference.