Melinda Jones
Tax Partner

Melinda Jones has combined experience in the banking industry and public accounting. Her experience as a community bank CFO combined with her public accounting experience uniquely qualifies her to serve clients in all sectors. Her areas of practice include banking, professional service corporations, real estate, ASC 740 tax provisions, and high net worth individuals. Melinda leads the firm’s Financial Institutions Tax Practice.

Professional Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA)


  • B.B.A. in Accounting, University of Texas at Tyler

Professional Experience

She served as the leader of the JonesBaggett Bank Tax Practice for ten years prior to the firm’s 2014 merger with Whitley Penn.