McConnell & Jones is pleased to announce the promotion of Micah Clinger to a partner in the firm. Clinger joined the firm in May 2020 as an Audit Director and has extensive experience performing financial and single audits for education, not-for-profit, and governmental organizations. He also has significant experience providing assurance services for clients in a variety of industries, including transportation & logistics, manufacturing & distribution, construction, and real estate. Clinger is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Government Finance Officer Association of Texas where has participated in GFOA’s Special Review Committee for the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Program.
“We believe that we are a dynamic organization that can offer the powerful combination of diverse thinking and excellent service to deliver added value to our clients and our people,” said Managing Partner Wayne McConnell. The firm was recently named as one of the top 20 fastest growing CPA firms in the country and has already added several Fortune 1000 companies as clients in 2021. “Micah exemplifies these values and has been an asset to the firm since his arrival,” McConnell added.
“From day one, I have felt like the culture here at McConnell & Jones has been a perfect fit for me. I have been put into position to use my experience to lead and move the firm forward,” said Clinger, who works in the firm’s Dallas office. A graduate of Idaho State University, Clinger holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting.
“By bringing in experienced talent like Micah we have not only been able to meet the challenges of the past year but have also set ourselves up for an even more successful future. Adding him to the partner group increases our ability to serve our clients and grow the firm,” said McConnell.
McConnell & Jones is ranked among the top 3 percent of accounting firms that audit employee benefit plans in the country; is the second largest African American owned CPA firm in the country; and is consistently listed as a top 25 accounting firm by the Houston Business Journal. Our values of Creativity, Inclusion, Transparency and Accountability inform the way we interact with our clients, our communities and with each other.