Baker Tilly US LLP
Karen Gries is a director in the exempt tax advisory group with Baker Tilly US and has been active in many aspects of the tax-exempt sector for over 25 years. Karen has spent her career advising tax-exempt organizations with issues such as organizational structure, unrelated business income, alternative investments and other tax related complexities. Her experience has spanned a wide variety of organizations in the tax-exempt sector including colleges and universities, private foundations, independent schools, healthcare, and other charitable organizations. She is a frequent speaker and trainer on exempt tax and operational matters for clients, board of directors, trade associations, state society of CPAs and others. She is a member of the TEGE Exempt Organizations Council, former member of the IRS Advisory Committee on tax-exempt and government entities (ACT) and former advisory council member of the Alliance for Charitable Reform, a project of The Philanthropy Roundtable.