Mr. Read is a CPA and the Founder and CEO of GetPayroll 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.

He is one of 86 people in the last 16 years to pass the US Tax Court Non-Attorney Practitioners Examination, which enables him to represent clients in the US Tax Court without being an attorney.

In addition to his executive career, Charles is a decorated United States Marine Corps
sergeant, a combat veteran of the Vietnam War. While in service, he was trained by IBM as a computer programmer and later a systems engineer.

Mr. Read is the author of three e-books:
Starting a New Business: Accounting, Finance, Payroll, and Tax Considerations
Small Business Short Course (Employees Book 1)
The Little Black Book of the Beauty Biz, Volume