Joining the team in 2005 as the Controller, Karen manages seven employees in the Accounting Department. She has 38 years of oil and gas accounting experience and handles all of the treasury transactions and payroll for the oil and gas entities. Karen oversees the finances and coordinates with bankers, auditors and tax preparers of 15+ entities within the organization. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Petroleum Accountants Society of the Permian Basin (local chapter of COPAS) for 8 years and served as its President in 2013. She stays active in COPAS, particularly engaged with the emerging issues in the O&G industry and serves on the JIB Committee. Karen has successfully completed numerous Oil & Gas Accounting Classes sponsored by the Professional Development Institute at University of North Texas.