Karen Lascelle, CPA, CVA, CFE is a senior manager with Plodzik & Sanderson, PA. Karen has been working in public accounting for over 20 years and is very happy to be back practicing in the Concord area. Having worked extensively with businesses and individuals in commercial services and tax compliance, Karen is a business valuation expert specializing in the valuation of closely held businesses for a variety of purposes including succession planning, gift and estate taxation, buy-sell agreements, mergers & acquisitions, marital dissolutions, shareholder disputes, subchapter S elections, purchase price allocations and bank relationships with SBA loan funding. She works closely with small businesses on tax compliance, financial statement and business consulting matters. Karen's qualifications include: Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – State of New Hampshire; Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) – National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts; Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) – Association of Certified Fraud Examiners; Master of Business Administration (MBA), Southern New Hampshire University. Karen enjoys conducting seminars to educate people on business valuations, forensic investigations and tax compliance. Karen participates actively in several boards and professional organizations, including: President-Elect New Hampshire Society of CPAs (NHSCPA); Former Chair, Ethics Oversight Board, National Association of Certified Valuators & Analysts (NACVA); Immediate Past-President and former Board Member, Rotary Club of Nashua West; Treasurer, Greater Nashua Mental Health; Adjunct Professor, Southern New Hampshire University & University of Phoenix; 2014 - 40 Under Forty Award from the NACVA and Consultants’ Training Institute.