Nisivoccia Announces New Managing Partner

Nisivoccia is pleased to announce that effective July 2020, Bud Jones, CPA, RMA, PSA has been named Managing Partner of the firm, succeeding Timothy Mehaffey, CPA. Bud becomes the fourth managing partner of Nisivoccia as the firm celebrates its 50-year anniversary.


“As Managing Partner, I look forward to overseeing the future growth of the firm, strengthening our unparalleled firm culture and working with our professionals to continue to exceed our clients’ expectations.” – Bud Jones

Bud joined Nisivoccia in July 1981 as a member of the government team. Through the years he has served on several of the firm’s operational committees including Quality Control, Technology and Executive Leadership. His expertise includes audit, accounting and consulting services for governmental entities within the State of New Jersey including municipalities, counties, county colleges, school districts, and joint insurance funds. Bud has also developed a concentration in the areas of insurance enterprises, budget and financial planning, shared services, utility rate studies, internal control reviews, capital project financing and related debt offerings as well as technology projects for governmental entities.

Bud is a frequent speaker at seminars, conferences, and conventions on issues relevant to governmental finance. Since 2014, Bud has hosted a roundtable for chief financial officers of municipalities and counties to discuss issues impacting their entities and to assist in providing educational opportunities. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Bud hosted roundtables virtually and bi-weekly to support and guide the local municipalities throughout difficult economic times.

As serving the community is rooted within the culture of the firm, Bud volunteers for various charitable and professional organizations. He is the Treasurer and former Chairperson of the Morris County Library Foundation, a member of the 200 Club of Morris County, and associate member of New Jersey Government Finance Officers Association. Bud is a former chairperson of the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Governmental Accounting and Auditing Interest Group as well as BKR’s Government and Non-Profit Committee.

In his free time, Bud enjoys collecting wine, attending concerts, golfing with clients and spending time with family and friends.

“It has been a privilege to serve as Managing Partner of the firm. I am thankful for the opportunity and proud of the firm’s accomplishments over the years. Bud’s depth of experience and strong leadership as managing partner will successfully position the firm for our next 50 years. I wish him well.” – Timothy Mehaffey, CPA