Karen Thomas, Corporate Controller

Karen Thomas, Corporate Controller, joined True North Hotel Group in 2009 with over 25 years of managerial and financial accounting experience in the hospitality industry. Her understanding of the balance between hotel, owner, construction and financial management anchored by her personal culture of integrity and excellence add a valued component that aligns with the True North Hotel Group team and its portfolio owners.

Karen's responsibility at True North is concentrated in the accounting services area, with an emphasis on providing quality financial reporting to owners, preparing financial forecasts and monitoring cash flow for particular hotels. Karen also lends extensive experience in payroll and human resources administration. Karen interfaces daily with True North general managers in addressing accounting and financial reporting issues; and, for hotels under development, oversees several aspects of construction accounting.

After attending the University of Kansas, Karen began her career in the business world by handling the accounting and finances for her family's retail businesses. She then entered public accounting with the firm of BKD, LLP, before joining Sunway Hotel Group as the Controller and, ultimately, advanced to Senior Vice President during her 25-year career with Sunway.

Monday August 10, 2020