Jon Karp Appointed to the Texas Business Hall of Fame Executive Committee

January 2018 | Posted in Whitley Penn
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Dallas, TX (January 16, 2018) – Whitley Penn Tax Partner, Jon P. Karp, CPA, PFS, has been appointed to the Texas Business Hall of Fame Executive Committee. Karp will serve on the 2018 Executive Committee as Secretary and a member of the Finance/Audit Committee.

Karp has more than 25 years of tax, advisory, and financial services and public accounting experience focused on C-corporations, S-corporations, partnerships, and high net-worth individuals. He primarily works with clients in the energy, healthcare, manufacturing & distribution, not-for-profit, professional services, and real estate and construction industries.

Karp received a B.A. in Anthropology and Religious Studies from Southern Methodist University and completed post graduate studies in Accounting at The University of Texas at Arlington and The University of Texas at Dallas.  He is a member of the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA), the Dallas Chapter of TSCPA, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).  He is a Committee Member and Chair of the Scholarship Committee for Greene Family Camp and is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Karp is also a Continuing Professional Education Instructor at Surgent and a Board Trustees Member of Temple Emanu-El in Dallas. He has been involved with the Texas Business Hall of Fame since 2012.

About the Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation

The Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation proudly reaffirms its mission of recognizing the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding Texas business leaders, to perpetuate and inspire the values of entrepreneurial spirit, personal integrity, and community leadership in all generations of Texans.

This mission is achieved by honoring Texas’ foremost past and present business leaders and by inspiring the leadership of the future. Inductees into the hall of fame are chosen for their distinguished accomplishments in business and their contributions to the development of a healthy, dynamic community in Texas and to the state’s overall economic well-being. These leaders are honored during the Annual Induction Dinner.

Each year, scholarships are awarded to outstanding Texas students who exhibit the same entrepreneurial drive and leadership spirit. The continued success of the Scholarship Program is made possible through the contributions of many supporters, as well as the Scholarship Endowment Program.

For more information, please visit http://www.texasbusiness.org/.

About Whitley Penn, LLP

Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms.  With a strong base in Texas and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally.  Whitley Penn has been consistently recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting.  For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit www.whitleypenn.com.

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Kristen Lollar
Director of Marketing Dallas
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Whitley Penn continues to be one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting firms. With a strong base in Texas and a worldwide network affiliation via Nexia International, the firm is strategically positioned for continued growth both locally and internationally. Whitley Penn has been consistently recognized as “One the Top 100 Firms in the U.S.” and “Best of the Best” by INSIDE Public Accounting. For more information on Whitley Penn, please visit whitleypenn.com.

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