Karen is a recognized expert in tax treatment of fixed assets for commercial real estate and tax incentives for energy efficient real estate, who has worked in public accounting and private industry for more than 25 years. As a CPA with a with a Masters in Taxation and an in-depth understanding of the engineering process, Karen creates unique planning strategies for a wide array of clients. She is particularly qualified to assist both internal and external accounting teams, delivering solutions throughout the real estate life cycle; seamlessly integrating fixed asset analysis and enhanced cost segregation studies with tax incentives for energy efficient building improvements to produce immediate and recurring financial benefits for clients nationwide. Karen has lectured extensively on cost segregation and related tax-planning strategies for numerous industry groups and associations including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), CREW Network, and numerous state CPA societies. She continues to provide regular in-house training to accounting firms throughout the United States.