McConnell & Jones LLP (MJ) received the City of Houston Professional Services Contractor of the Year Award at the 4th Annual Champions of Diversity Awards Ceremony held last Thursday at the George R. Brown Convention Center located in Houston, Texas.
Each year, the Champions of Diversity Awards Ceremony honors prime contractors, as well as minority, women, small, and disadvantaged business enterprises (MWSDBEs) for their outstanding performances on City of Houston (the City) contracts. The City’s department and community partners are also honored for their significant contributions for supporting the Office of Business Opportunity’s mission and the City’s supplier diversity program.
“It is an honor to have received this extraordinary award from the City of Houston,” said MJ Managing Partner, Wayne McConnell. “Our team has worked with this client for years, and this award is a testament to their exceptional expertise and service.”
MJ has been certified as a MWSDBE by the Office of Business Opportunity since 2003 and, with more than 30 years of business in Houston, MJ is proud to have completed several engagements for the City including serving as the prime contractor to perform professional audit services as a part of a joint venture with Banks, Finley, White & Company. Additionally, MJ performs audit services for the City’s Public Works & Engineering Department, Houston Airport Systems, and Houston Municipal Employees Pension System. The firm also provides accounting support services to several of the City’s redevelopment authorities and tax increment zones such as the South Post Oak Redevelopment Authority, Fourth Ward Redevelopment Authority, and the Mid-Town Redevelopment Authority.