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Karen Stone

Tax Market Managing Partner


Executive Summary

Karen is the Tax Market Managing Partner in the Central region. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of BDO USA, LLP and previously served as co-chair of the BDO Women’s Inclusion Strategy Group.  

During her more than 25-year career in public accounting, she has served clients in multiple industries with a focus on tax consulting and the reporting needs of real estate, manufacturing, consumer business and healthcare companies. Karen has extensive experience in all areas of taxation for entities ranging from closely held to large publicly traded companies, portfolio companies of private equity firms as well as high wealth individuals. She regularly assists her clients with an array of tax specialty areas including merger and acquisition issues and opportunities. Karen also manages federal and state tax examinations and settlement of tax controversy matters for her clients.

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • Charlotte Regional Partnership - Treasurer

  • M.B.A., B.S., Accounting, Louisiana Tech University