MJLM Consulting, a division of McConnell & Jones CPAs, is proud to announce James Brodnax, CPA, as Partner in Charge of Risk Advisory Services. In his new role, Brodnax will lead the firm’s internal audit consulting team which works with a wide array of privately-held and publicly-traded companies as well as public sector agencies.
Brodnax brings more than 30 years of experience in risk management, process improvement, financial management, and audit to MJLM. He is an alumnus of a national firm where he founded the Enterprise Risk Advisory Services practice which worked with more than 30 of Houston’s Top 100 public companies.
“James is a seasoned professional with extensive expertise advising senior executives and Boards of Directors on internal audit, IT, Sarbanes-Oxley and other control issues,” said Consulting Services Partner, Odysseus Lanier.
In addition to implementing Sarbanes-Oxley processes and controls for more than 55 organizations, Brodnax has worked with multinational Fortune 500 companies, public companies, not-for-profit organizations, family-owned businesses and other organizations to achieve strategic goals, optimize organizational growth, reengineer business processes, improve internal controls (accounting and operational) and refine risk management practices.
“The need for companies to implement and evaluate internal controls, ensure systems meet business needs, and develop affordable and effective risk mitigation strategies has never been greater,” said Managing Partner, Wayne McConnell. “We’re thrilled to have someone with James’ background assisting our clients in this area.”
Brodnax is a certified public accountant and is an active member of the community: serving as Chair Elect of the Board of Directors for Child Advocates, Inc. and Board President for Crisis Intervention of Houston. He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Institute of Internal Auditors.
About McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy and McConnell & Jones:
McConnell Jones Lanier & Murphy LLP (MJLM) is a professional consulting firm providing a full range of services in, but not limited to, accounting, business process improvement, internal audit and strategic operations planning. The MJLM team, speaking more than 15 languages, is uniquely qualified to assist global business owners with developing sound strategic solutions that ultimately create sustainable results and improve profitability. Internal audit services include co-sourcing/outsourcing, internal control assessments and audits, fraud and forensic services, audit readiness assessments, and Sarbanes-Oxley services. For additional information please see www.mjlm.com.
Public accounting services, including financial statement and benefit plan audits as well as tax and business advisory services, are provided through MJLM affiliate, McConnell & Jones LLP. According to a recent survey by the Houston Business Journal, McConnell & Jones is the 14th largest CPA firm in Houston. For additional information please see www.mcconnellandjones.com.