Karen Kurek is a partner and managing director with McGladrey LLP and head of the Firm’s National Manufacturing & Distribution Practice. She is considered the “Voice of Manufacturing” for McGladrey and its manufacturing professionals across the nation. Karen delivers financial assurance services to her clients along with consultation in the areas of tax planning and strategy formation (acquisitions, divestures, and international/cross border matters). Throughout her career, she has consulted with, and/or delivered, financial assurance services to scores of manufacturing 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. At Andersen, she also held managing partner responsibility for the firm’s Employee Benefit Assurance practice and its national Growth and Retention of Women (GROW) initiative.