Jon Karp to Receive Outstanding Discussion Leader Award

April 2016 | Posted in Whitley Penn
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Dallas, TX – (April 29, 2016) Whitley Penn, one of the region’s most distinguished public accounting and consulting firms, is pleased to announce that Dallas Tax Partner, Jon Karp, CPA, PFS has earned the Surgent Outstanding Discussion Leader Award.

Karp has more than 20 years of tax, advisory, and financial services, and public accounting experience focused on C-corporations, S-corporations, partnerships, and high-net worth individuals.

Karp is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TSCPA). He currently serves on the Texas Business Hall of Fame Board of Directors and is a Continuing Professional Education Instructor at Surgent McCoy CPE, LLC.

The Outstanding Discussion Leader Award is a new annual award to show appreciation for Surgent instructors who demonstrated exceptional knowledge of the course subjects and the ability to present the information. To be eligible for this award the instructor must teach at least 15 seminar days, and demonstrate an overall average of knowledge and presentation skills of 4.5 or higher on a 5.0 scale.

“Jon continuously shows his commitment to the accounting profession by teaching others and quite deserving of the Outstanding Discussion Leader award,” stated Toby Cotton, Partner in Charge of the Whitley Penn Tax Practice.

About Surgent

Surgent is a leader in the field of continuing professional education (CPE) for CPAs and other financial professionals. Surgent provides thousands of CPE webinars, self-study courses, CPE packages, and live seminars for accounting, tax preparation, and financial professionals all across the country. For more than 30 years, Surgent has partnered with nearly all state societies of CPAs and hundreds of the nation’s top accounting firms.


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