Kathleen Hunt founded her company, Personalized Payroll Services, Inc., in 2011 with the goal to help women-owned businesses thrive and prosper. Personalized Payroll partners with small to mid-sized businesses to customize and streamline their payroll processing and HR services. As a certified woman-owned business enterprise (WBE) through the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), and an active member of the Women’s Business Council Southwest and Women’s Business Enterprise Council South, Kathleen is passionate about connecting WBEs to one another. She is an advocate for WBEs and frequently makes introductions, referrals and recommendations for others.
Kathleen has more than 30 years of experience in human resources, staffing and sourcing services across various industries. She is an operations and process controls expert putting those skills to work for her clients on a daily basis. Personalized Payroll helps clients avoid costly penalties and accrued interest with timely and accurate local, state and federal tax deposits and filings. The company provides real time payroll solutions offering clients the ability to process payroll anytime from anywhere. Personalized Payroll provides a fully integrated HCM system with applicant tracking, on boarding, benefit enrollment, employee career development and management, employee HR portal for employee to review their paycheck history on line, request PTO, etc. Smart phone technology and unlimited document storage round out the services offered. Also offered is HR On Demand which provides a dedicated HR Professional to assist her clients and their HR Professional. Personalized Payroll partners with other WBEs, such as Lone Star Benefits, to provide health insurance services.
Kathleen is an active leader in the business community serving on many boards and committees that support women business owners. She is a member of the WBENC Forum and has served on the Engagement committee since 2017. Kathleen is a recipient of the WBE Volunteer of the Year Award in 2017 by the Women’s Business Council Southwest and Volunteer of the Year Award in 2014 by the Women’s Business Enterprise Council South.
Personalized Payroll sponsors business events throughout the year including the WBENC Summit & Salute; WBEC South WE Summit & Awards Gala; and Connections to Contracts hosted by the Women’s Business Council Southwest. The company is a Diamond Sponsor and Champion Circle Sponsor for Women’s Business Council Southwest and a Champions Circle Sponsor for WBEC South.
Kathleen was selected to participate in and successfully completed the WBENC Robert Half Accelerated Leadership Development Program and the Energy Executive Program presented by the University of Texas at Austin in 2019. She earned an Associate’s degree in Business Administration and Management at Fox College, Inc.