Patrick McNamee Directory Page
MS, University of Virginia
Mr. McNamee is a lecturer in accounting and information assurance at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. Before starting his teaching career at Stetson University, he was Deputy Chief Auditor at the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and had been a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Mr. McNamee led the firm’s public-sector practice, serving as the engagement partner on the audits of several federal departments and agencies.
As a PwC partner, Mr. McNamee served the profession as chairman of the task forces on liaising with the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board and on social insurance, which were both overseen by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Mr. McNamee also served as a member of the Comptroller General’s Advisory Council on Government Auditing Standards.
Mr. McNamee was a member of the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board, and he also worked in standards-setting for the AICPA and Government Accountability Office (GAO). At GAO, Mr. McNamee led the team that updated Government Auditing Standards in 1994.
Mr. McNamee holds degrees in accounting from the University of Southern California (BS) and in management information systems from the University of Virginia (MS). He is a CPA in Virginia.
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