December 9, 2014 - Holiday Party

at The Proud Bird








to the LAAPA Annual Holiday Party!!!


Apple iPad Air Drawing

December 9, 2014

The Proud Bird Restaurant

6pm - 9pm

Join us Tuesday, December 9, 2014 for an evening of Holiday cheer and learning!

While experiencing a memorable dining experience at this Los Angeles landmark, our speaker, Billy Meyerkorth, will be speaking on:


Help prepare yourself for all the 2015 rules that regulate these plans and gain understanding on what your role is in their proper application.

* gift drawings * food * networking * education *

meeting pricing

$35 Single Ticket - Member

$50 Single Ticket - Guest

$60 Two Person Ticket


Billy Meyerkorth, CPP

2010 Payroll Man of the Year

 Billy Meyerkorth, CPP currently holds the position of HR Operations Manager/Payroll Manager for Cetera Financial Group in El Segundo, California, an independent broker-dealer and investment advisor family. He recently transitioned from Kansas City, Missouri after a 20-year career in payroll at American Century Investments. His responsibilities today include managing the payroll team and function, benefit coordination, HRIS, managing and coordinating payroll-related projects, accounting, and acting as liaison with company vendors.


Billy is a very active member of the American Payroll Association. He was the APA’s Payroll Man of the Year in 2010. He currently serves as Chairman of the CPP Committee of the Certification Board and has been a member of the board for many years. In addition, has served as a speaker on the National Speakers Bureau speaking at and teaching various payroll courses, webinars, Congresses, and various state-wide conferences since 2006. He serves on the Board of Contributing Writers for Paytech Magazine and is also a member of the Certification Advisory Group and volunteers with the Hotline Referral Service and the CHAMPS chapter mentoring program. At the local level, he has served various officer positions in APA's Greater Kansas City Chapter and was named the chapter's Payroll Person of the Year in 2004. Finally, he has served as various officer roles of the Midwest Regional Payroll Conference, including Director.


Billy has held the designation of Certified Payroll Professional since 2000.






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Welcome to the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the American Payroll Association (LAAPA), dedicated to providing education, professional support, and networking opportunities to Payroll Professionals since 1982.



The LAAPA is a non-profit organization consisting of dedicated payroll professionals, human resource and financial professionals throughout the Los Angeles area. Our membership represents hundreds of businesses in the Greater Los Angeles area, from the largest industrial firms to small emerging businesses.

 Our goals are to increase the payroll professional's skill level through education, mutual support and to gain recognition for payroll as the professional discipline it has become in today's business and legislative environment. We take great pride in the achievements our organization has accomplished.