Karen Couch has a passion for accounting, which she indulges by serving clients at Antares Group as a team leader with the firm’s Financial Accounting Services Team. She has been with the firm for close to two decades and brings a background in banking and real estate to round out her understanding of her clients’ business challenges.

Growing up in Decatur, Ga., Karen fell in love with accounting while she was still in high school, where her accounting teacher served as a powerful inspiration to pursue her interests in the profession. Karen went on to earn a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting at Georgia State University.

It’s not just about the numbers for Karen, although they certainly hold her interest. She also loves getting to work with the different clients she serves and learn about them as individuals and business owners.

Karen enjoys outdoors activities, and loves to travel, hiking and being on the water in anything that floats. Her family includes her husband, Ned, their two sons, a daughter-in-law and a young granddaughter.