J. William Owens began his accounting practice out of his home with 13 clients (dentists & physicians) in 1979. Today, Owens & Bondell PLLC is comprised of principles, Steve Owens, Bill Owens, Jon Smith and Matt Bondell and our wonderful team. We have continued to focus our practice on the healthcare industry to provide bookkeeping, financial statement preparation, tax planning and preparation, transitional consulting and ongoing business advising to the current professionals we serve. We maintain membership in the American Institute of CPA's, Arizona Institute of CPA's, and the Academy of Dental CPA's. We have written articles for various dental publications including Dental Economics and Inscriptions and have been featured on several nation podcasts including Dental Town.
Stephen L. Owens
Steve Owens graduated from BYU's Marriott School of Management in December of 2001. He later received a graduate degree in accounting from ASU. While working at Owens & Bondell since January of 2002 and as a partner since 2006, he enjoys the aspects of helping small business owners, primarily dentists and other healthcare practitioners, in business planning, management, tax savings and various other advisory services. He is married, has six children and enjoys sports, being outdoors, and spending time with his family.
William L. Owens
William L. (Bill) Owens, MBA has been a partner since 2006. He is a Phoenix native that currently lives in Chandler with his wife and 5 children. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University (BS) and Arizona State University (BS, MBA). Prior to joining Owens & Bondell, Bill helped clients at Accenture. Bill enjoys working with clients to help them grow their businesses, understand the numbers, minimize their tax and achieve a better work/life balance. Bill has presented at Arizona Dental Society meetings, The Western Regional Dental Convention, AT Still University, Midwestern University and various local study clubs. Bill will always have hope for the Suns, loves yardwork, travel, England, but mostly his wife and children.
Matthew A. Bondell
Matthew Bondell, CPA, a partner since 2003. He is a Tucson native currently living in Phoenix and graduated from the University of South Florida in 1995, joining the CPA firm shortly thereafter. With his longtime experience in the firm Matt has obtained extensive knowledge in how dental practices operate, advising hundreds of dentists in financial and tax matters over the years. Matt and the firm are also original members of the Academy of Dental CPAs, a national organization of CPA firms dedicated to helping dental practices. Matt is married to his lovely wife Laura and enjoys hiking, animals, traveling and local sports teams.
Jonathan Udall Smith
Jonathan Smith, CPA, was born in Mesa, AZ, and moved to Walla Walla, WA at age 5 and lived there through High School graduation. After high school he migrated back down to Arizona to attend Arizona State University and earned a bachelor's degree in Accounting in 2006. His first job post-graduation was with Owens & Bondell in May 2006. In 2015 he became a CPA and was added as a partner of Owens & Bondell in January 2017 and helps the dental community and others with their accounting and tax needs.
He was married to his wife Jaimee in 2003 and they have four children together living in the west valley. He loves playing sports and supporting local teams - ASU, Suns, Cardinals, and the Diamondbacks. Jon enjoys spending time with this family swimming, hiking, rafting and vacationing.
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