Ernst & Young LLP Names Joy Fernandez Managing Partner in Jericho

Aug 12, 2013, 09:00 ET from EY

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ernst & Young LLP recently announced that Joy Fernandez has been appointed Managing Partner of the firm's Jericho office. Fernandez succeeds Roger Savell who is remaining with the firm as the New York Assurance Market Segment Leader.

Fernandez has been with Ernst & Young LLP for more than 25 years and currently serves some of the firm's top clients in the Tri-state area. Additionally, she is deeply integrated into the Long Island business community and serves as President of the Executive Board of Girls Inc. Long Island. She is also the co-chair of firm's Tri-State Professional Women's network and advises the Jericho office local Inclusiveness and Diversity Council.

"Joy is a results-focused partner who has the ability to integrate her client-service role with an impressive commitment to employee and community engagement," said Scott Halliday, Ernst & Young LLP's Northeast Region Managing Partner. "Her abilities as a leader and her strong track record of success, as well as his commitment to quality make her ideally suited for this role. She is highly respected both inside and outside of EY."

"My goal is to build on EY's rich legacy of leadership on Long Island. Our clients have made us the market-leader supporting entrepreneurs, and our people are passionate about our firm and about giving back to the community. I'm looking forward to continuing this proud tradition," said Fernandez.

Fernandez earned her bachelor's degree in 1988 from Fordham University. She lives in Massapequa Park.

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