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Karen S. Rice , CPA, CVA

Partner, Tax Services Group

I learned early in my career that providing exceptional service gains a client’s trust in you as an advisor. KLR provides me with the resources I need to make that happen in the ever-changing world of finance and taxation.
 

Background

Experience:

  • Over 30 years of experience in public accounting
  • Provides audit, accounting, and tax planning services in various industries
  • Specializes in multi-state tax, accounting and personal financial planning services to individuals and owners of privately held businesses
  • Manages the Business Valuation Department, and also performs business valuation services for succession planning, or estate and gift tax reporting
  • Leads KLR’s Personal Income Tax Compliance Service Center

Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Bryant University
 

Professional

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants (RISCPA)
  • Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA)
  • RISCPA Co-Chair - Business Valuation Committee
  • National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA)
  • RISCPA Co-Chair - Women's Initiative Task Force
 

Community

  • Volunteers at
    • Hattie Ide Chafee Nursing Home
    • Alzheimer's Association RI Chapter
    • Merc Elite Rays Baseball Club
    • Father John V. Doyle School
    • Bishop Hendricken High School
    • The Prout School