Area of Focus
Business tax
Office Location
Schaumburg, IL
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Karen Galivan

Consumer Products Senior Analyst
Area of Focus
Business tax
Office Location
Schaumburg, IL
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About Karen

Karen Galivan has more than 20 years of experience delivering top consulting services to clients. She has served midsize businesses and closely-held corporations in the consumer, industrial and private equity industries. She specializes in providing tax and accounting services to clients, as well as being a mentor to fellow strategists. 


Experience

Karen was selected as a senior analyst in RSM’s cutting-edge Industry Eminence Program, a top-tier program that positions senior analysts to forecast and communicate economic, business and technology trends serving and shaping industries. As a champion for her clients’ success, she offers methodologies to help them navigate federal, state and foreign tax compliances. Well-versed in leading with influence, Karen supports middle market leaders with tax planning, corporate restructuring, fixed asset studies and tax representation. 

Karen is a local leader for the women’s employee network group STAR, which develops a culture that sponsors and advances women at all stages of their careers.


Professional affiliations and designations

  • Certified public accountant
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Illinois CPA Society

Education

  • Master of Science, taxation, DePaul University
  • Bachelor of Science, accounting, DePaul University
  • Executive Certificate, MIT Sloan

 

Area of Focus
Business tax
Office Location
Schaumburg, IL
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