Nitin P. Patel, CPA

Nitin Patel, CPA

Audit Partner | Director of Audit and Assurance Department

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Nitin has been part of the White Nelson Diehl Evans LLP team since he began his public accounting career in 1986. Today, he is an Audit Partner, Director of the firm’s Audit and Assurance department, and a member of the WNDE Executive Committee. Nitin specializes in audit assurance and consulting services for governmental agencies, including cities and special districts, and tax services for individuals.

Nitin is currently married with three children. He enjoys watching sports and traveling around the world.


Technical and Service Expertise:

  • Assurance and advisory services for local government agencies including cities and special districts
  • 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

Industry Expertise:

  • Local Governmental Agencies

Professional Affiliations:

  • CalCPA
  • California State Municipal Finance Officers
  • Government Finance Officers Office Association
  • California State Committee for Governmental Auditing and Accounting


University of California, Irvine

  • Bachelor of Arts, Economics
  • Bachelor in Science, Biological Sciences