McConnell & Jones LLP (MJ) is proud to announce Marlon Williams, CPA as leader of the firm’s Nonprofit and Governmental Audit Practice and Partner in Charge of its Dallas office. In this role, Williams will promote and direct MJ’s strategic initiatives related to the practice growth across the firm’s various niches in the North Texas market such as governmental entities, nonprofit organizations, privately owned and publicly-held companies, as well as employee benefit plans. He will also have responsibility for all management and administrative matters related to oversight of the Dallas office.
“Marlon’s technical expertise enables us to greatly expand our capabilities in the Dallas/Fort Worth market, and will boost our capacity to provide the quality and depth of services our clients expect at McConnell & Jones,” stated Wayne McConnell, Managing Partner.
With close to two decades of experience providing assurance services, Williams brings a wealth of specialized industry knowledge and has served as the partner responsible for the audit engagements for various cities, regional governments, public school districts, public water districts, and non-profit entities. He has also worked in the private sector with manufacturing, distribution, oil field services, energy and software/technology companies. Additionally, Williams’ background includes leading the analytics department for a national CPA firm where he focused on developing analytics that processed “big data” as to assist clients in the decision making process and enhance the overall audit process.
“The addition of Marlon to our team is one of the significant steps we’ve taken to strengthen our position in the nonprofit and government sectors as a leading, full-service CPA firm and a viable alternative to the “big-four” and other large, national firms”, adds Thomas Jones, Tax Services Partner,. “He is a perfect fit for our team and we look forward to him working with McConnell & Jones.”
Williams, a graduate Abilene Christian University, is a member of the American Institute of CPAs, the Texas Society of CPAs, the Government Finance Officers Association of Texas, and is a Certified Data Analyst. He is published extensively, and presented topics at several industry specific conferences, including the Institute of Internal Auditors Conference and the Texas Association of School Board Officials.
About McConnell & Jones LLP:
McConnell & Jones LLP is a highly diverse CPA firm providing comprehensive financial, accounting and business advisory services to national and international clients. Founded in 1987 with an emphasis on providing assurance and tax service to the public and private sector, McConnell & Jones has since grown to encompass all aspects of business management, risk advisory, and business consulting to private and public companies as well as nonprofit organizations, municipalities, and state and federal government agencies across the country. With offices in Houston, Dallas, and Austin Texas as well as Washington DC, McConnell & Jones places emphasis on providing high-level services with technology-driven, secure solutions The firm is ranked among the top 10 percent of accounting firms in the country that audit employee benefit plans and is consistently listed as a top 20 accounting firms by the Houston Business Journal.. For additional information please seewww.mcconnelljones.com.