Karen K. McCloskey, CPA, MST

Karen McCloskey is a Senior Advisor at BeachFleischman PC where she provides tax services to include planning and compliance for closely-held businesses and their owners, as well as for nonprofit organizations. Working in public accounting since 1981, she has extensive experience in federal, Arizona, California, and multi-state income tax issues.

Areas of Specialty

  • Tax Planning and Strategy
  • Tax Exempt Organizations
  • Pass-Through Entities
  • Individuals

Industry Experience


  • Golden Gate University, Master of Science, Taxation
  • University of California, Riverside, Bachelor of Arts

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Arizona Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Tucson Tax Study Group
  • Planned Giving Roundtable
  • Southern Arizona Estate Planning Council

Community Associations and Activities

  • Arizona Society of CPAs, Director 2018 – Current
  • Tucson Botanical Gardens, Treasurer, Director 2005 – Current, Past President 2009 – 2011
  • Community Foundation for Southern Arizona, Director (2014 – 2016)
  • Women At The Top, Member 2007 – Current
  • Arizona State Board of Accountancy, Member 2009 – 2014, President 2013 – 2014
  • Arizona State Board of Accountancy, Law Review Committee 2015 – Current
  • Arizona Society of CPAs, Director 2018 – Current