Meeting/Event Information

    December 2018 Business & Education Meeting

    December 13, 2018
    11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
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    Doubletree Hotel
    4099 Valley View Ln
    Dallas, TX 75244

    Speakers:  Carolyn Huse, CPP and Karen Meredith, CPA, CFP


    Topic:  Good Judgement - Who has it?  Who Doesn't?  And How Can We Get More of It!

    About the Speakers:

    Carolyn Huse, CPP is the Payroll Manager for Parallon Business Performance Group.  She has been in the payroll industry for over 40 years.  Carolyn began her payroll career as a Payroll Clerk at American Income Life Insurance Company.  She has advanced her career by working in various positions such as Payroll Coordinator for Club Corp, Payroll Manager for Buckner Baptist Benevolence and Payroll Manager for Glazers Inc.

    Carolyn has been a member of the American Payroll Association since 1990.  She passed the Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) exam in 1991 and recertified in 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, and 2016.  Carolyn has served on the National level as Secretary on the Nominations and Election Committee, Donald Sharper Educational Grant Committee, Board of Advisor for Region IV for the American Payroll Association, CPP Certification Board, CHAMPS committee, and Hot Line Committee. 

    On the state level, Carolyn served as Speaker Chair, Secretary, Exhibitor Committee, Speaker Committee, Volunteer Chair, President Elect, President, Exhibitor Chair and Advisor for the Texas Payroll Conference.

    On the local level, Carolyn has served as Secretary, President, Advisor, Government Liaison, Membership Director and Program Director for the Dallas Chapter. 

    Carolyn was named the 1997 Dallas Chapter Payroll Professional of the Year, the 2003 Texas Payroll Professional of the Year, the 2017 Dallas Chapter Lifetime Achievement Award and the 2018 APA Payroll Woman of the Year.

    Volunteering is a major part of her life.  She finds it an honor to give back to the Payroll Profession.


    Karen Meredith, CPA, CFP is the President and Managing Partner of MeredithCPAs in Irving since 1986. MeredithCPAs provide Tax, Audit, Bookkeeping/Specialized Accounting and Consulting services.

    In addition to MeredithCPAs, Karen started other companies to serve unfilled needs of her clients including Innovative Staffing and Stadium People

    For the several years prior to starting her own firm, she was the CFO and Treasurer of a NYSE company and was a senior on the audit staff of Deloitte in Dallas. Karen is a graduate of the University of North Texas and MacArthur High School. Karen is the author of the book, How to Have Plenty of Money for the Rest of Your Life. She has also been featured on TV, radio, and print including ABC’s 20/20 and US News and World Report.


    **All registrations will be billed unless cancellation is confirmed 72 hours prior to the meeting.**