Karen S. Gondan

CPA

Audit Manager

Phone 901-761-2110
kgondan@foutsandmorgan.com

RESPONSIBILITIES AND EXPERTISE

Karen is a highly experienced Audit Leader who has specialized in providing audit and other assurance services throughout her 20 year career.  Prior to joining Fouts & Morgan CPAs in 2015, she gained experience with national, regional, and local firms.  She is pleased to be a part of the Fouts & Morgan team as the firm focuses on meeting the financial needs of businesses and individuals in our local Mid-South area.  Karen has served clients in the not-for-profit, and governmental sectors as well as commercial entities in the manufacturing, healthcare, and construction industries. 

EDUCATION

  • Karen is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Accounting, graduating with Highest Honors in 1985.
  • She keeps abreast of current accounting and auditing standards by participating in more than 40 hours of Continuing Professional Education annually.

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

  • Licensed in Tennessee, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and Maryland.

  • Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.

  • Member of the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants.

  • Karen is also a member of Grand Krewe of Sphinx of Carnival Memphis.

PERSONAL

Karen is very passionate about animals and is an active member of the Memphis Zoo. She also has two large dogs that fill her home with their boundless energy. Balancing her career with an active social life, Karen enjoys many of the cultural events that Memphis has to offer. She enjoys spending time with her adult children, and loves to watch both collegiate and professional football. Also an avid reader, she can be found curled up with a good book whenever she has a spare moment.

 

Karen's attitude towards client service and relationships is summed up by Maya Angelou:

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."

                                  

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