Karen is a CPA and Certified Public Officer (CPFO) with over 28 years of public sector experience. Her background includes accounting, auditing, purchasing, budgeting, strategic planning, process improvement, policy design, system implementation and using technology to streamline processes.
She has worked in the municipal sector as a City Finance Director and as a Senior Associate for Price Waterhouse Cooper in private and non-profit sectors.
Karen has also been a featured Speaker at the Michigan Clerk’s Institute, Michigan Treasury Institute, University of Michigan School of Public Policy Graduate Program, and the Michigan Municipal League.
Karen holds a Masters of Business Administration from Oakland University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Michigan.