John La Place
The EY network has incredible stories to tell of not only building a better working world, but of creating an inclusive culture of belonging. I feel fortunate to have the opportunity to share our stories.

John La Place

EY US Public Relations Leader

News junkie. Big Yankees fan. You can find me most weekends down the Jersey Shore.

Areas of focus Financial Services
Office New York, US

John leads the Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) Public Relations team and US Crisis Communications.

John was previously an Assistant Director (2011–2014), leading Public Relations programs for the Advisory, Financial Services Organization (FSO) and the CFO Agenda. He also served as acting Public Relations director for six months in 2014.

Prior to joining EY, John held senior public relations roles with two other Big Four firms. He is also as former Director of Communications at a leading university and was a member of the Investor Relations office of a Wall Street firm.

John won honorable mention for the 2017 PR News Outstanding Team Leader award.

He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Rowan University.

How John is building a better working world 

“I help the EY organization earn broad, positive media coverage of our capabilities and accomplishments for clients to show how we are working with them to help build a better working world.”