Jon Sonnen, CPA/PFS

Jon Sonnen became President of Lauterbach Financial Advisors in 2012. Previously, he acted as the firm´s Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer since its founding in 1999.

Jon joined the Lauterbach Financial Group in 1977 and served as a General Services Partner of Lauterbach, Borschow & Co., Certified Public Accountants until the founding of LFA in 1999. During his tenure, he worked primarily with closely-held businesses and has experience in auditing, tax and business consulting in a variety of industries including not-for-profit entities. Jon graduated with a BA degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a BBA degree from UT Pan American.

Jon is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas and is credentialed as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The PFS designation is granted to CPAs who specialize in financial planning, complete a required number of education and business experience hours, and pass a rigorous exam. He is active in numerous civic, social and religious organizations in El Paso.

Professional Affiliations and Honors

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)
  • El Paso Chapter of the TSCPA
  • Voted CPA of the Year for 1992-93 by El Paso Chapter of the TSCPA
  • Recognized as the 1995 Texas Accountant Advocate by the United States Small Business Administration

Jon Sonnen became President of Lauterbach Financial Advisors in 2012. Previously, he acted as the firm´s Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer since its founding in 1999.

Jon joined the Lauterbach Financial Group in 1977 and served as a General Services Partner of Lauterbach, Borschow & Co., Certified Public Accountants until the founding of LFA in 1999. During his tenure, he worked primarily with closely-held businesses and has experience in auditing, tax and business consulting in a variety of industries including not-for-profit entities. Jon graduated with a BA degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a BBA degree from UT Pan American.

Jon is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in Texas and is credentialed as a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The PFS designation is granted to CPAs who specialize in financial planning, complete a required number of education and business experience hours, and pass a rigorous exam. He is active in numerous civic, social and religious organizations in El Paso.

Professional Affiliations and Honors

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA)
  • El Paso Chapter of the TSCPA
  • Voted CPA of the Year for 1992-93 by El Paso Chapter of the TSCPA
  • Recognized as the 1995 Texas Accountant Advocate by the United States Small Business Administration