Jon P. Karp has more than 25 years of tax, advisory, financial services and public accounting experience focused on C-corporations, S-corporations, partnerships, and high net-worth individuals. Jon primarily works with clients in the energy, healthcare, manufacturing & distribution, retail, nonprofit, professional services, real estate and construction industries.

Professional Certifications

  • Personal Financial Specialist (PFS)
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA)
  • Dallas Chapter, TXCPA

Podcast Episodes

Board and Community Service

  • Texas Business Hall of Fame – Past Chairman, Executive Committee
  • Surgent– Continuing Professional Education Instructor
  • Temple Emanu-El Brotherhood – Former Board of Trustees Member
  • Texas Business Leadership Council
  • Forefront Living Foundation Board of Trustees


  • B.A. in Anthropology and Religious Studies, Southern Methodist University
  • Post graduate studies in Accounting, University of Texas at Arlington and University of Texas at Dallas

Professional Experience

  • Whitley Penn, Dallas Office, (2011-Present)
    • Tax Partner
  • UHY Advisors TX, LLC (2009-2010)
    • Principal, Dallas Tax Practice Leader
  • Lane Gorman Trubitt, LLP (1999-2008)
    • Partner