Yassir Karam


  • Juris Doctor, Law, Indiana University Law School, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Master of business administration, Butler University
  • Bachelor of science, business administration, summa cum laude, Marian University
  • Certified Public Accountant in the state of Indiana
  • Accredited Senior Appraiser (ASA) in business valuations
  • Accredited in Business Valuation (ABV)


Yassir Karam is the Chief Outsourcing Officer for CliftonLarsonAllen. Oustourcing is one of CLA's three business lines, designed to support the firm's clients by providing them with technical expertise in a  way that meets clients' demands.  These services are generally delivered on a part-time permanent basis, or on full-time short-term basis, or for a specific deliverable, designed to mitigate clients' risks, increase their profitability, or provide compliance  These services include accounting, finance, forensic accounting, valuations, information security, Telecom consulting, and talent management.

The CLA Promise is designed to fulfill our mission: “impactful interactions for success.” As Chief Outsourcing Officer at CLA, Yassir focuses on improving the firm's fulfillment of that promise.

  • CLA is a professional services firm with integrated businesses working together to advance the success of its clients, create uncommon careers for our people and does what is right for the public, its clients and each other.
  • CLA has an impact culture based on leadership, ownership, and entrepreneurship. A culture that puts decision making in everyone’s hands, so that we can effectively serve clients and each other in a collaborative way.
  • CLA’s team members are the most important part of the business; they create the connection between our firm and our clients. CLA is committed to creating uncommon career opportunities for our people, whether they choose to stay with us or move on to work in the marketplace, because the best opportunities attract the best people.



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In the community

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • American Society of Appraisers