EY Announces New Managing Partner of its San Francisco Office

Phillip Mazzie Succeeds Lee Dutra as San Francisco Leader

SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ernst
& Young LLP
(EY) announced the appointment of Phillip Mazzie as
the new Managing Partner of its San Francisco office. Mazzie will be
responsible for leading an office of nearly 1700 people, developing EY’s
professionals by fostering a strong culture of exceptional client
service, driving market leadership, amplifying the EY brand and building
relationships through strong engagement in the San Francisco market.


Mazzie brings more than two decades of experience to his new role and
has held a number of strategic leadership positions at EY. He has deep
experience servicing global clients, with a focus on advising them on
their capital agenda strategies, helping them reshape their companies,
achieve their growth agendas and make informed corporate finance
decisions.

Prior to taking on this role, Mazzie served EY as its West Region
Transaction Advisory Services Leader and West Leader of Operational
Transaction Services. During his tenure at EY, he has worked on complex
transactions ranging in size from $1 million to $60 billion, and brought
insights and solutions to some of the most high-profile clients in the
Bay Area and around the world.

Mazzie succeeds Lee Dutra, who led the San Francisco office for nearly a
decade and held a multitude of leadership roles in his more than 35
years at EY. Dutra will now focus on working with Mazzie and senior
partners on a variety of strategic initiatives and continue serving
market-leading global clients in the consumer products, retail, business
services and manufacturing industries.

“Phillip will be instrumental in continuing to develop EY’s strong
relationships with community, government, and business leaders across
the San Francisco Bay Area and I am confident that he will build on the
remarkable contributions of his predecessor,” said Kay Matthews, Ernst &
Young LLP West Region Managing Partner. “Phillip is deeply committed to
our purpose of building a better working world, and he will partner
closely with our teams, clients and the greater San Francisco Bay Area
community to leave a legacy of improved business performance, confidence
and trust.”

Mazzie is passionate about creating positive impact in his community,
and previously served on the board of directors for Compass Family
Services. He is committed to closing the gender gap in business,
providing youth mentorship, developing future leaders and supporting
entrepreneurs through programs like EY’s Women.
Fast Forward
initiative, Entrepreneur
Of The Year®
and the Network
for Teaching Entrepreneurship
. Outside of work, he enjoys spending
time with his wife and three sons, and joining them for bike rides along
the San Francisco Bay.

“San Francisco is such a dynamic city and I am thrilled to lead our
office here,” said Mazzie. “I am extremely proud that our professionals
reflect the vibrant, innovative and diverse energy of the City. I hope
to create opportunities for our people to continue to engage in the San
Francisco community in meaningful ways, and to help our clients
successfully navigate the unprecedented change they’re facing.”

About Ernst & Young LLP’s San Francisco Practice

Ernst
& Young LLP
has nearly 1,700 professionals in its San Francisco
office who serve a diverse client base of innovative and entrepreneurial
companies spanning the technology, real estate, consumer products, asset
management and insurance, banking and capital markets, health care and
social media industries. Ernst & Young LLP is a market leader in the Bay
Area, serving more than 75% of the region’s companies listed on the
Silicon Valley 150.

About EY

EY
is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services.
The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and
confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We
develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all
of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a
better working world for our people, for our clients and for our
communities.

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Contacts

EY
Sara Nazarian, +1-213-240-7557
[email protected]

Finn Partners
Gabriella Asmus, +1-415-348-2721
[email protected]

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