Karen Mattull, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, PAFM

Karen Mattull is the Chief Operating Officer of Internal Operations and a Principal of BeachFleischman. She is responsible for the strategic alignment of Human Resources functions within the firm’s overall mission and culture. Additionally, she manages the business technology team, internal administrative team, and daily operations of the firm.

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
  • HR Compliance
  • Practice Administration
  • Recruiting
  • Training and Organizational Development
  • Wellness Programs

Industry Experience

  • Healthcare
  • Higher Education
  • Hospitality
  • Professional Services


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


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

Professional Associations and Activities

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

Speaking Engagements

  • 2017 Public Relations Society of America – Do the Right Thing Ethics Panelist
  • 2016 National Institute of Pension Administration – 5 Things Every Manager Should Know
  • 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

Recent Publications

  • Intuit Article, 20 Tips to Help Accountants Stay in Shape During Tax Season, 2017
  • Intuit Article, Are Human Resources Personality Tests Really Effective, 2016
  • Intuit Article, 6 Ways to Keep Top Performers Engaged in the Workplace, 2016
  • BeachFleischman Blog Article, Today is National Eating Healthy Day, 2015
  • BeachFleischman Blog Article, 5 Actions to Prepare for ACA Reporting, 2015
  • BeachFleischman Blog Article, Fats: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, 2015