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About Us

About Our Firm

For years, Jones & Company has been providing quality, personalized financial guidance to local individuals and businesses. Our expertise ranges from basic tax management and accounting services to more in-depth services such as audits, financial statements, and financial planning.

Jones & Company is one of the leading firms in and throughout the area. By combining our expertise, experience and the team mentality of our staff, we assure that every client receives the close analysis and attention they deserve. Our dedication to high standards, hiring of seasoned tax professionals, and work ethic is the reason our client base returns year after year.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help clients maintain financial viability in the present, while taking a proactive approach to achieve future goals. This requires open communication to reach an understanding of our clients' needs through research and sound analysis. Jones & Company is dedicated to meeting these goals with high standards of excellence and professionalism. We have been a staple of the area's business community for years, and pride ourselves on the level of esteem we have earned.

Our dedication to hard work has earned the respect of the business and financial community in and around the area. We believe this to be a direct derivative of our talent and responsiveness to our client base. Whether you are a current or prospective client, rest assured that individuals and businesses who choose Jones & Company receive competent and timely advice.

Our Team

Steele Jones, CPA, CVA, MAFF

steelej@jonesandco.net (915) 304-5124

Steele Jones has been in public practice since 1976, starting his career in Las Cruces, New Mexico. In 1982, he formed his own practice, providing traditional accounting services of tax compliance and planning, accounting and auditing services and business consulting to closely-held businesses and individuals.

Since 1998, Steele and his firm have provided assistance to privately-held businesses and their owners in the areas of valuations and succession planning. He has valued business interests for purposes of divorce, lost profits calculations, gift and estate planning, employee dishonesty claims and shareholder disputes. He has testified in both federal and state courts as an expert witness. Steele holds a Bachelors degree in Accountancy from The University of Texas at Austin. He received his CPA Certificate in 1977, and in 1998 received the Certified Valuation Analyst designation from the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA).

Steele has been active in support of the community. He has at various times served as chairman of the YMCA of Metropolitan El Paso, the El Paso County Sheriff's Posse, and Border Swimming. In addition, he has served on boards of directors for the YMCA of El Paso Foundation and the UTEP Alumni Association, and is currently a member of UTEP's Development Board.

In addition to his professional experience and community support, Steele has a deep interest in sports, animals and wine. From 1972 through 2000, he officiated basketball and football games at high school and college level. These days you will find Steele spending his weekends either riding his horse or making his own wine.

Kym Anderson, CPA, CVA, CGMA

kyma@jonesandco.net (915) 304-5128

Kym has more than 35 years’ experience in public accounting firms as an employee, partner and owner. As a CPA, she has been honored locally and statewide by her peers. She is a Past Chairman of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. She has served on the National Boards of The American Society of Women Accountants and The Educational Foundation for Women in Accounting.

She was the first recipient of the ASWA National President’s Balance Award in recognition for her work with life/balance issues in the accounting workplace. She was part of the Ambassador program promulgated by the AICPA, to enhance the public's understanding of the accounting field and the standards to which its members must adhere.

She has provided continuing professional education through state societies, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Institute of Management Accountants. She has published articles in national professional journals as well as providing articles to local news agencies.

She believes in service to our clients, her profession and her community. On top of that, she has been married to the same man for more than thirty-five years and still likes him!

Angel Pacheco, CPA

angelp@jonesandco.net (915) 304-5131

Angel has worked in public accounting for more than 10 years. While attending college, He worked for a multinational manufacturing corporation. He was responsible for overseeing inventory in over ten locations in the United States, Mexico, and Canada. He graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso with a Bachelor’s degree in Commercial Banking Finance. Angel is integral in the auditing department of Jones & Company, Certified Public Accountants, P.C. In his somewhat limited spare time, Angel enjoys playing the guitar, reading about current events, and learning about new computer technologies.

Ugyen Thinlay, CPA

ugyent@jonesandco.net (915) 304-5127

Ugyen recently earned his CPA license in the State of Texas and holds a Master's degree in Accountancy and a Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Texas at El Paso.

He joined the firm in the beginning of 2014 and has experience in the Federal and State tax return preparation of individual, fiduciary, and business entity types, including corporations, s-corporations, partnerships, and disregarded entities. He also assists the firm in the Preparation, Compilation, Review and Audit Engagements.

Ugyen likes to play golf on the weekends.

Omar Varela

omarv@jonesandco.net (915) 304-5126

Omar earned his Master's degree in Accountancy and a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the University of Texas at El Paso. He is currently studying for the CPA exam. Omar has been with the firm for four years and he assist the Financial Department in the preparation of Financial Statements in Compilation, Review and Audit engagements. He also works with the tax department in the preparation of personal and business taxes. Omar played basketball since he was seven years old and he still likes to play often.

Bryan Hernandez

bryanh@jonesandco.net (915) 304-5130

Bryan was born and raised in El Paso, Texas. In 2015, he completed his Bachelor’s degree in Global Business Management from the University of the Southwest in Hobbs in New Mexico.

Bryan started with the firm in 2017 and comes from a financial background, working at a bank and a credit union prior to joining. He is vital in the preparation and write-up department at Jones & Company. Bryan plans to go back to school to complete his Master’s degree in Accountancy and will continue his education by pursuing the CPA certification.

In college, Bryan was an All-Conference four-year starter playing baseball for the Mustangs, and has earned national honors of a Gold Glove Center-fielder for the NAIA as a senior. He enjoys playing video games and watching sports with family and friends.

John Dixon

johnd@jonesandco.net 915-304-5122

John was born in Charlottesville, VA and moved to El Paso in the summer of ’95. He graduated from the University of Texas at El Paso in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.

In 2012 John married the love of his life and has two beautiful daughters. He started with the firm in January of 2018 and has previously worked in banking and title. John plans to obtain his master’s degree in the near future along with his CPA certification.

John loves to play golf and video games with friends whenever he can.