University of Southern California

Patrick J. Niemann
Ernst & Young

Patrick Niemann is a Partner with Ernst & Young, based in Los Angeles. Pat is Ernst & Young’s Assurance Leader for Greater Los Angeles, managing a practice of over 300 client-serving professionals. Pat also serves clients as an Audit Partner, working primarily with technology, consumer product, and manufacturing clients, including public and private companies of various sizes. Pat also is Ernst & Young’s Alumni Relations Partner for the western U.S. and in the past has been an industry sector leader and diversity leader for Ernst & Young’s southwestern U.S. practice.

A graduate of the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, Pat remains involved with his alma mater. He currently is a member of the Board of Advisors for USC Marshall School’s Leventhal School of Accounting, and is the Past President of the USC Accounting Circle Board. Pat is a past recipient of the Distinguished Service Award presented by the USC Leventhal School of Accounting. In the community, Pat volunteers time each week as a mentor at Bret Harte Middle School in South Central Los Angeles. Additionally, Pat represents Ernst & Young on the board of directors of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, working with other corporate and civic leaders to promote local commerce.

Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Pat has lived in Los Angeles for most of his career. Pat and his wife, Rebecca (an Ernst & Young alumna), have two young sons, Patrick, Jr. (age 5) and Timothy (age 4).