Karen Colsch


Karen Thomas is an employee benefit assurance principal with CLA specializing in audit, tax, and consulting services for retirement plans and health and welfare plans. She brings over 20 years of experience serving clients in the employee benefit plan arena and has an extensive understanding of the Department of Labor and the Internal Revenue Service compliance requirements surrounding employee benefit plans.


Bachelor’s degree in accounting, magna cum laude, Winona State University in Winona, MN

In the community

Member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants

Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants