is a Partner and Managing Director with McGladrey
where she heads the firmís National Manufacturing and Distribution Practice. She delivers financial assurance services to her clients along with consultation in the areas of tax planning and strategy formation to companies and other enterprises across a broad spectrum of industries. Karen joined McGladrey in 2003, after 20 years with Arthur Andersen LLP where she was a lead partner in its Enterprise Group, a practice focused on privately held companies. She also held managing partner responsibility for the firmís Employee Benefit Assurance practice and its national Growth and Retention of Women (GROW) initiative.