Clyde W. Jones, CPA - Owner
Clyde is the founder and owner of The Jones CPA Group.
Clyde is a CPA with over 20 years of experience in public accounting. He specializes in income tax preparation for business and individuals. He also helps his clients with tax strategies, business structuring, business valuation as well as accounting and payroll services.
Prior to founding The Jones CPA Group, Clyde was a partner at Larson & Company, CPAs in Spanish Fork, Utah for 10 years. Clyde started his public accounting career with Peterson & Associates, CPAs in Spanish Fork, Utah.
Clyde has a Bachelor of Accounting and Masters of Accounting from Utah State University. He has also received extensive training from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts to prepare business valuations.
Clyde has been a proud member of the Rotary Club for 15 years. During that time, he has had the chance to participate in many projects to benefit our communities.
Clyde is married to Jennifer, and they have five children—Cy, Jacie, Mason, Rylie, and Sydney. They make their home in Mapleton. In the early 1990s, he played fast-pitch softball for Larry H. Miller and played with some of the best players in the world. He is also an avid golfer and motorcycle rider.
Jennifer L. Jones - Office Manager
Jen is the friendly face that you see when you first enter the doors at The Jones CPA Group. As our office manager, she keeps things running smoothly every day by handling scheduling, paperwork, and countless other tasks.
Jen received her degree from Utah Valley Community College (present-day Utah Valley University). She has worked as an office manager for over 10 years.
She is married to Clyde, and spends most of her time working with her husband and spending time at home with their 5 children. When she gets free time, she enjoys going to the movies or simply curling up with a good book.
Bryce Broadhead, CPA - Tax Manager
First and foremost, Bryce really enjoys helping people. He has a passion to be a meaningful partner with clients by helping them navigate the intricate world of tax and accounting.
Bryce has a great blend of experience in public accounting and industry. After completing his graduate program, he worked in public accounting for about five years after which he worked as a controller for a manufacturing company for about 10 years. For the past eight years he has built a small business preparing tax returns. His experience in taxes and accounting will add value to all clients, especially those that own/operate their own businesses.
Bryce and his wife, Cami, have three children – Danica, Devin and Naomi. Bryce is a native of Utah County – he grew up in Highland and currently resides in Payson.
Education: Bachelor of Science in Accounting – Utah Valley University, Masters of Accounting – Utah State University
Professional Designations: Certified Public Accountant, licensed in Utah - Chartered Global Management AccountantAffiliations:
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants
Carrie Knapp - Accounting Services Manager
Carrie has been providing accounting services to many businesses over the last 13 years. Before joining The Jones CPA Group, she owned her own business, where she provided payroll and bookkeeping services to various companies.
She attended Utah State University, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting in 1998. She has also been certified as a ProAdvisor for Quickbooks.
Carrie has been married for nearly 18 years, and she has 4 children—2 boys and 2 girls, ranging from 16 to 8 years old. The newest member of their family is their dog, Leo. Carrie’s family enjoys camping and hiking in the mountains together.
Michelle Harward - Accounting Services
Before joining The Jones CPA Group, Michelle worked at Larson & Company, CPAs in Spanish Fork with Clyde. She has 2 years of experience in accounting services, including bookkeeping and payroll services.
Michelle 4 children. In her spare time, she enjoys doing crafts and cooking. She also loves interior design. When she can, she enjoys traveling and visiting new places.
Deborah Jacobson, CPA - Accounting Services
Deborah Jacobson received her Bachelor of Accounting from Utah Valley University, where she graduated summa cum laude, and her Master of Taxation from Weber State University. She has worked in public accounting since 2014, and has experience with individual, partnership, and corporate taxation, as well as with payroll and bookkeeping.
She enjoys reading, organizing, and creating lists and checking items off of them. She is also an avid party planner, and loves doing crafts and art projects—though not all of them turn out to be completely Pinterest worthy! Deborah is married, has three lovely daughters, and loves to spend time with her family.