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.
Deborah Jacobson, CPA - Taxation & 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.
Louisa Anowi, CPA - Tax Manager
Louisa Anowi received her Bachelor of Accounting from California State University, Los Angeles. and her Master of Accounting from the University of Utah.
She has worked in public accounting since January 2017. In her free time, Louisa enjoys listening to music, playing French horn, exercising and spending time with her kids.
Sarah Strong - Accounting Services
Sarah joined the firm in June of 2019. She brought with her a plethora of bookkeeping expertise that gives her the confidence to help our clients achieve the quality service they expect. She graduated cum laude from Stevens-Henager Business college with an Associate’s degree in business accounting in May 2001. She has dedicated her career in the pursuit of learning and applying the accounting education to multiple small to medium size business prior to her coming to Jones CPA Group. Her experience includes industries such as service, manufacturing, wholesale, GSA, inventory, payroll, and occasionally you’ll see her behind the wheel of a forklift. Her fun-loving attitude, bubbly personality, and her dedication to her clients are what sets her aside.
Sarah is a dedicated parent to her two sons, a beautiful daughter-in-law, and two grand-doggies. She is a proud member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and serves diligently as a nursery leader. She often quotes how much she loves her “Littles.” Occasionally you’ll hear Sarah shout out “Whoo-aah!!” when she balances her books, or hears her clients are happy.
She currently lives in her childhood home town of Pleasant Grove, Utah but always speaks about how she always wants to move to Oregon. For now, she is excited to be a part of our team. Upon her hiring she said “why didn’t I just work with a CPA Firm from the get go?” We are thrilled to have Sarah oversee the bookkeeping department and look forward to her continued growth within the Jones team!