Kari’s Background

Kari’s in-house work at accounting firms includes five years leading Marketing and Business Development at Green Hasson Janks, a Los Angeles-based middle-market accounting firm with 13 partners and approximately 130 employees. Prior to Green Hasson Janks, Kari spent five years as a Marketing Director at KPMG, where she led regional and national marketing for KPMG tax services.

In addition to working with accounting firms, Kari has worked with companies with annual revenues ranging from $20 million to $4.8 billion across a variety of industries, including food & beverage, printing, wholesale electronics, medical devices, and professional services.

Kari earned her MBA from the University of Southern California, and she received her undergraduate degree in Communications from Miami University in Oxford, OH.

Speaking & Writing

Panelist: Accountants & Attorneys: Ultimate Referral Partners; How Lawyers & Accountants Can Leverage ProVisors To Grow Powerful Relationships, Multiply Referrals, and Add Value To Their Clients, Developed by Nancy Fox (Sept 2014)

Contributor: The Journey Ahead – A New Roadmap to Collaboration in Your Firm, Written by Sandra Wiley (2013)

Speaker: AAM High! Webinar: Acting as A Growth Coach to Your Partners, Association of Accounting Marketing (October 8, 2013)

Contributor:  Not-so-modest engagement proposals: Building a template library and other best practices for better business presentations, Written by Danielle Lee, Accounting Today (August 2012)


You can contact Kari at kbakus@inovautus.com.