Karen Reed

Karen ReedKaren Reed, Director at The Strategic CFO

kreed@strategiccfo.com |o. (832) 710-3105 | 2101 CityWest Blvd, Houston, TX 77042


Karen Reed has over 30 years of experience in a variety of Finance and Accounting positions. Following graduation and certification, she spent 10 years in Internal Audit within the banking industry giving her a firm foundation in financial applications, internal control systems and operations. Karen is a champion for SMBs and high-tech growth companies bringing agile finance, cash management, and budget control to bear on complex/dynamic operational situations.

Prior to joining The Strategic CFO, Karen Reed was the CFO for a Nonprofit organization, Controller for several services entities, a high-growth software company, and an accounting consultant to several businesses in the Houston area. The organizations she has worked with during the last 15 years enjoyed significant growth during her tenure.

Karen’s experience enables her to quickly become a productive leader or team member within the organization. She offers expertise in operational efficiencies and brings integrity and value to reporting to achieve client objectives.

Core Professional Competencies

  • Financial Reporting
  • Consolidations
  • Internal Controls
  • Budgeting
  • Cash Management
  • Back Office Operations & Systems

Industries Served

  • Software as a Service (SAAS)
  • Non-Profit
  • Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Banking
  • Behavioral Health Care

Education

University of Houston, Clear Lake

Bachelor of Science

Prior Experience

  • Director of Finance at Advologix.com
  • CFO at a Service Organization Benefiting Recovery
  • Controller at John Moore Services
  • Accounting Consultant
  • VP of Audit at First City Bancorp

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