Vernon T. Jones Jr.
Phone: (713) 771-5011
952 Echo Lane, Suite 200
Houston, Texas 77024

Vernon T. Jones Jr.

Managing Director, Energy | Houston

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Phone (713) 771-5011
Direct: (713) 805-1163

Vernon T. Jones Jr. is a managing director, Energy in HSSK’s Houston office. In his role, he works with clients in the energy realm involved with transactions, restructurings and resolution of disputes.

Mr. Jones brings nearly four decades of firsthand knowledge to his position with HSSK, including 15 years of direct energy industry work. His diverse career includes extensive experience in bankruptcy, reorganization proceedings and financial forensics. Throughout his time in management consulting, Mr. Jones has seen clients through energy markets restructuring such as deregulation and commoditization, particularly in relation to natural gas and power.

Mr. Jones obtained his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Oklahoma. Prior to joining HSSK and re-establishing his consulting practice, he served as principal at Charles River Associates International, director for Grant Thornton LLP’s litigation and reorganization practices, and as director in PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s Energy Strategic Advisory Services.

Education
BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma
Accreditations & Licenses
Two-year rotation training program with major oil company
750+ hours of earned Certified Professional Education credits (CPE) in accounting, tax, technical industry subjects, and as an instructor
Professional Affiliations & Activities
Houston Strategy Forum
Turnaround Management Association
National Energy Services Association (30-year member until its merger)
Publications
“Trends in Risk Capital Allocation for Energy Companies” with Loretta Cross, Oil & Gas Monitor, March 26, 2012
“Dodd-Frank Impacts End-Users” with Loretta Cross and Richard Robbins, Oil & Gas Investor – Supplement, June 2011
“Petroleum Accounting — Principles, Procedures & Issues” by Brock, Jennings & Feiten. Published by Petroleum Development Institute. 1996 Edition. Contributor of new chapters to revised edition concerning gas gathering, processing, marketing and price risk management, and served as a contributor to the 2000 edition
“Setting Up a Risk Management Trading Function,” Energy Hedging School, Gas Daily, 1998
“Natural Gas Pricing to the Lease,” Royalty Payment Disputes, Gas Daily, 1997

This is not a CPA firm.