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Welcome new Payroll Manager Jose Zapata

  • Jose Zapata
    Jose Zapata


Patrice Michaels

January 21, 2018

Please join the Business Office in welcoming Jose Zapata to Carthage. Jose is our new Payroll Manager; he started at Carthage on Jan. 8.

Jose brings to Carthage more than 15 years of payroll experience. Prior to joining the Business Office, he worked with several companies in the greater Chicago area including FDH Velocitel Inc. and InnerWorkings Inc. He has also worked extensively with our current payroll provider, ADP.

In his prior positions, Jose has implemented process improvements, system integrations, and upgrades of other payroll software packages. His experience in problem solving and process-gap correction leads him to be very customer service- and research-oriented.

Reporting directly to him, Ashley Morris, Payroll Administration, will continue supporting the Business Services area. Any payroll-related questions can be directed to either Jose or Ashley.

Jose attended Northeastern University in Boston and moved into the Midwest with his family in the Lake Villa, Illinois, area. Outside of work he enjoys supporting his home team, the Red Sox; coaches his daughter’s 12U softball team, and enjoys a simple BBQ with a bonfire alongside his 130-pound Swiss Mountain dog.

Please join me in welcoming Jose to the team!

— Patrice Michaels, Controller