Karen Baum - BDO Dallas

Karen Baum

Sustainability & ESG Advisory Services Leader


BDO Dallas Office



Executive Summary

As a leader in BDO’s global ESG & Sustainability services and a member of BDO’s global private equity and corporate finance teams, Karen inspires and drives sustainable, value enhancing solutions for private equity and corporate clients ensuring best-in-class client service.

Karen is an accomplished strategic corporate finance advisor with more than 30 years of experience working across each stage of the M&A life cycle. She brings insight and innovation to complex transactions and operational finesse to maximize synergy capture and sustainable value creation. Karen engages the expertise of subject matter experts across the BDO platform to design agile, transformational solutions to help companies achieve top line growth, operational excellence and enterprise risk mitigation across the organization. Her industry experience includes serving clients in fintech, entertainment, media & broadcasting, healthcare, software, and technology sectors.

Professional Affiliations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Association for Corporate Growth
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
California State Society of Certified Public Accountants
International Society of Sustainability Professionals
Texas Society of Certified Public Accountant


B.A., Economics, Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles