Karen Mattull, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, PAFM

Karen Mattull is the Chief Operating Officer, Internal Operations for BeachFleischman PC. She is responsible for the strategic alignment of Human Resources functions within the firm’s overall mission and culture. Additionally, she is responsible for the daily operations of the firm including billing, collections, and administration. Through national, regional and local speaking engagements Karen regularly provides expert commentary and specializes in issues related to employee relations, workplace culture, recruiting, wellness, HR compliance, training and organizational development. Karen has also been published in national and local media outlets on human resources topics, issues and trends that impact employers and employees alike.

Areas of Specialty

  • Employee Relations
  • Training and Organizational Development
  • Recruiting
  • Wellness Programs
  • HR Compliance

Industry Experience

  • Hospitality
  • Higher Education
  • Healthcare
  • Professional Services


  • Grand Canyon University, Master of Science in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • University of Arizona, Bachelor of Science in Business Management


  • Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR)
  • Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)
  • Public Accounting Firm Manager (PAFM)
  • Franklin Covey Facilitator Certification
  • PI Worldwide Predictive Index Certification

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Society for Human Resource Management, Member
  • Wellness Council of Arizona, Board Member
  • Greater Tucson Leadership, Board Member
  • Greater Tucson Leadership Class of 2013

Community Associations and Activities

  • Tu Nidito, Volunteer


  • Tucson Hispanic Chamber of Commerce 40 Under 40 Honoree, October 2013

Speaking Engagements

  • 2017 BFCo Healthcare Practice Management Seminar – Proposition 206 and Other Human Resources Updates – Are you Ready?
  • 2016 National Institute of Pension Administration (NIPA) – BMC Conference: 5 Things Every Manager Should Know
  • 2016 Public Relations Society of America: Southern Arizona Chapter (PRSA) – Ethics Conference: Do the Right Thing! Reconciling Ethics & Good Business (Panel member)
  • 2015 Employers Health Alliance of Arizona Spring Conference – Health Promotion and Employee Wellness
  • 2015 Diversity & Workplace Sensitivity
  • 2014 Accounting Today Webinar Panelist – Best Firms to Work For
  • 2014 ASUA Club – Women in Business Panelist
  • 2013 BeachFleischman – Issues Impacting Healthcare Practices Seminar – Creating a Great Place to Work
  • 2011 BeachFleischman – Tips & Tools for Your Healthcare Practice Seminar – Hiring for Retention
  • Coaching Staff to Succeed, Ongoing
  • The Art of Mentoring, Ongoing
  • Harassment Prevention, Ongoing
  • Franklin Covey Leading at the Speed of Trust, Ongoing
  • Franklin Covey Inspiring Trust, Ongoing

Published Articles

  • Intuit Article, 20 Tips to Help Accountants Stay in Shape During Tax Season, 2017
  • Intuit Article, Are Human Resource Personality Tests Effective?, 2016
  • Intuit Article, 6 Ways to Keep Top Performers Engaged in the Workplace 2016
  • Arizona Society of CPAs Article, Performance Reviews: It’s Time for Feedback, 2014
  • Intuit Article, Fired or Retired: Harnessing Brain Power, 2013
  • Co-Authored Intuit Article, Stay in Shape During Tax Season, 2013