Nitin P. Patel, CPA

Audit Partner
Director of Audit and Assurance Department

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Nitin has worked in the accounting field since 1986, having spent all of that time with White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP. He is Director of the Firm’s Audit and Assurance department and a member of the WNDE’s Executive Committee. Nitin specializes in audit assurance and consulting for governmental agencies, including cities and special districts, and tax services for individuals. He was admitted as a partner in 1996.

Nitin is married with three children.


  • Extensive Experience Serving Local Governmental Agencies
  • Firm’s designated quality control partner with the AICPA governmental audit quality control center
  • Reviewer for the GFOA’s Certificate for Excellence in Financial Reporting
  • Tax services for individuals and pass through entities


  • University of California, Irvine, Bachelor of Arts, Economics and Bachelor in Science, Biological Sciences
  • CPA Designation: 1988

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • California State Municipal Finance Officers
  • Government Finance Officers Office Association
  • California State Committee for Governmental Auditing and Accounting
  • California State Society of Certified Public Accountants