LOS ANGELES, July 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) has appointed tax partner Andy Park as managing partner in the Los Angeles office, effective 1st of July. Parc succeeds Patrick niemann, who took on a new leadership role at the EY Center for Board Matters after a decade as Managing Partner of the Los Angeles office.
As Managing Partner of the Los Angeles office, Park is responsible for leading 2,300 professionals while continuing to drive growth and advance the firm’s inclusive and people-centered culture. EY’s Los Angeles office, which celebrated its centenary in 2020 and was recently redesigned to encourage more flexibility and collaboration, will be overseen by Park.
Frank mahoney, Regional Managing Partner of EY US-West, says:
“Andy has deep roots and a passion for Los Angeles office and community. He has demonstrated this passion, along with solid technical background, entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and a commitment to teamwork throughout his career at EY. I have no doubts that Andy will excel in leading this dynamic office and market as we emerge from the pandemic and are at the forefront of both operating and advising clients in our new world of work. . ”
Park began his career at EY US 17 years ago as a tax intern, and after earning his master’s degree in Washington University, joined EY in 2005. Most recently, he served as Tax Account Manager in EY’s Private Client Services practice, advising high growth pre-IPO companies across a wide range of industries. Park is passionate about entrepreneurship and is co-director of EY Entrepreneur of the Year®Greater Los Angeles program. Now in its 35th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors business leaders whose ambition, courage and ingenuity help transform the world.
“I am incredibly honored to serve our EY professionals, clients and the community as Managing Partner of the Greater Los Angeles office,” said Park. “This is a phenomenal opportunity to lead an inspiring and talented group of professionals as we help clients navigate this new world of work. At Pat Niemann leadership over the past decade, our Los Angeles the practice has reached new heights as the premier professional services organization in the greater Los Angeles market, and I am committed to building on its remarkable heritage and success. “
The son of Korean immigrants, Park was the first in his family to attend college. He is an active member of EY’s Pan-Asian Professional Network, is a Head of Family on the EY Board and is on the Girl Scout Board of Directors of Greater Los Angeles. He lives in Palos Verdes with his wife, daughter and new puppy.
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