Karen  MiessnerKaren Miessner

Los Angeles

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Karen Miessner is the lead not-for-profit partner in SingerLewak LLP’s Assurance and Advisory practice and is based in our Los Angeles office.


Karen is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Fraud Examiner with over 21 years of experience serving not-for-profit organizations in many capacities, including independent auditor, consultant, CFO, board member and volunteer. Karen’s experiences in these various functions as well as in a wide variety of not-for-profit organizations have given her a practical and informed approach to serving her clients.

Industries & Focus

Nonprofit, Government, and Pension Plans

Education & Affiliations

Karen is a member of the AICPA, and of the California Society of CPAs. She is also a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Karen received her undergraduate training at Texas Tech University, culminating in a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Phoenix. Karen is a member of the AICPA Not-for-Profit Expert Panel. Karen is the chair of the CalCPA nonprofit discussion group for the Los Angeles Chapter and is on the advisory board for the Valley Nonprofit Resource Group. Karen is on the board of directors of C5 Youth Foundation of Southern California and YWCA of Greater Los Angeles, and is the chair of the audit committee of C5.