Karen Tarud

Director of Finance and Operations

(416) 981-9355
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Karen is the Director of Finance and Operations at OKT LLP. She has a passion for optimizing business performance through profit and loss analysis and strategic planning. Karen’s strengths lie in seeing the big picture, identifying short and long term opportunities, and implementing quality improvement techniques that drive business operations to success. With over 15 years of experience, Karen has demonstrated ability to create high performing teams through clear direction, support and encouragement; ensuring deliverables are met while promoting employee engagement.

Karen holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and Accounting, with a minor in Marketing from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.  Upon completion of the program, she held numerous finance positions of increasing responsibility within different industries.

Karen has a passion for helping others. She serves as an active chair member of “Caritas Felices”, a nonprofit organization in Colombia that is focused in providing food, clothing, educational supplies and medical equipment to needy children.   She is also an active volunteer for Meals on Wheels where she delivers meals to the elderly and individuals with disabilities.

In her spare time you will find Karen either practicing yoga & meditation or rollerblading throughout the warmer months.