Mr. Read is a CPA and the Founder and CEO of Get Payroll in Lewisville, TX, where he has provided full service payroll and payroll tax services since 1991. Get Payroll helps small to medium-sized businesses across the U.S. with direct deposits, debit card loads, printed checks, payroll deposits, reports and tax filings, year-end Forms W-2 and employer-employee website portals. Mr Read is an accomplished senior executive and entrepreneur with more than fifty years of financial leadership experience in a broad range of industries, as well as a licensed CPA. In addition, he is also an US Tax Court Non-Attorney Practitioner which enables him to represent clients in the US Tax Court without being an attorney. He is the author of three e-books: Starting a New Business: Accounting, Finance, Payroll, and Tax Considerations, Small Business Short Course (Employees Book 1) and The Little Black Book of the Beauty Biz, Volume 1. Mr. Read's newest book "Payroll for Small Business and Startups" will be published by John Wiley & Sons in the summer of 2020. Mr. Read is an accomplished speaker and has been featured on Fox Business News, Biz TV Texas, New York City Wired, Dallas Innovates and many more. In addition to his executive career, Mr. Read is a decorated United States Marine Corps sergeant, and a combat veteran of the Vietnam War.