Jon Sonnen, CPA/PFS

Jon Sonnen served as President of Lauterbach Financial Advisors from 2012 through 2019. 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)
  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) – Associate Member
  • 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 served as President of Lauterbach Financial Advisors from 2012 through 2019. 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)
  • National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA) – Associate Member
  • 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