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McConnell & Jones Promotes Community Service and Announces Employee Board Selections
McConnell & Jones LLP

September, 2015

 McConnell & Jones LLP (MJ) announces the appointment of three employees to serve on the board of directors for a range of Houston area nonprofit organizations; further solidifying the firm’s commitment to community service.  

Thomas Jones, Tax and Small Business Partner, was selected by Da Camera of Houston to serve on the organization’s advisory board.  Founded in 1987, Da Camera produces a series of thematically programmed concerts designed to attract new listeners to the concert hall and also provides career-expanding experience to the next generation of artists through Da Camera Young Artist Program.

Wendy Nguyen, Audit and Assurance Partner, was appointed to the board of directors for Community Family Centers, a community-based social service and education agency providing a complete range of services to low-income families in the Houston’s East End. 



Johnson Olatunji, Audit Manager, was appointed to the board of directors and will serve on the finance committee for Houston based Legacy Community Health a United Way affiliated agency that identifies and fills unmet needs and gaps in health related services to meet the need of patients regardless of age, sex, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, or ability to pay.

MJ is committed to giving back to the community in which it lives, and share their passion for philanthropy and serving others. Each of the partners in the organization performs more than 1,000 hours each year to the nonprofit community. This initiative was started in 1986 as part of the firm’s social responsibility initiative. Managing Partner, Ira Wayne McConnell says, “We have a responsibility to actively give back our time and expertise in the spaces that we play in.” Since being in Houston for over a decade, McConnell has been involved in several community service initiatives and has instilled the activity throughout the firm.

About McConnell & Jones:

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 see


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