Karen, K.P. Monaco’s owner, has 20 years of accounting practice under her belt. With a no-nonsense personality, Karen enjoys crunching numbers and budgets and generally, getting things done. She’s been married since 1981, has raised three children and loves spending time with her family and extended family (her dogs). In 2010, Karen became a Certified Fraud Examiner, and offers assistance in fraud prevention, detection, and deterrence.
Melinda graduated from Texas A&M University in 2002 with a bachelor’s degree in International Studies. She is currently working towards a master’s in Professional Accounting at UT Arlington. Melinda joined the firm in early 2011 and looks forward to learning everything she can from her new colleagues. She loves to read, spend time with her family, and playing with her cats, Rocky, in her spare time. Melinda was recently married to her husband, Clint and they share the improbable goal of visiting every country in the world. Next stop: Elbonia.
Michele has been with the firm since 2002, managing payroll and specializing in individual tax return preparation. Additionally, Michele has received advanced Intuit certification as a QuickBooks Certified Professional and gives clients tailored, one-on-one QuickBooks training. She enjoys time at home with her family, gardening, sewing, and reading.
Allan has been a resourceful team member since 2009, providing essential help with payroll processing and accounting. He currently holds a degree in University Studies from UTA, and is working towards a Masters in Accounting. This easy-going guy is our go-to person for everything from accounting problems to I.T. challenges and adds a great deal of professionalism to our team.
Molly graduated Texas Tech University and received a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations with minors in English and French. She joined the firm in 2007, providing excellent marketing skills and managing client relations. Molly says she appreciates the open and productive atmosphere of our day-to-day operations. She takes her job very seriously, but when not at the office, Molly enjoys spending time with her friends, attending sporting events, and traveling.
John has been with the firm since 2006. He graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Personal Financial Planning in 2010 and is currently pursuing his Masters in Accounting. John understands that taxes and finances go hand in hand and assists our clients with their financial budgeting and investments. He enjoys the challenge of option trading, the relaxation of fishing, and the simplicity of jogging.
Cassi is known around our firm for her upbeat outlook and can-do attitude. Her cheerful personality is contagious and helps set a positive tone at our office. She is a lifelong resident of Irving and adores her three children, ages one, seven and ten. Cassi enjoys spending time with them – going to water parks, boating on the lake, and taking bike rides.
Isha is a new resident of Texas, relocating from Chicago with her husband.
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