Karen Northrup is an Accounting Manager for Asia Alternatives and is based in the San Francisco office. Ms. Northrup is primarily responsible for financial and tax reporting as well as investor relations assistance.
Ms. Northrup has over 35 years of accounting experience with the last 13 years focused in private equity. Prior to joining Asia Alternatives, she worked for William D. LaFayette, CPA (a private equity and venture capital consulting firm) as a staff accountant, where she assisted in financial reporting, tax reporting, LP relations and administrative support.
Prior to her work with William D. LaFayette, CPA, Ms. Northrup was employed as an accounting supervisor for Laidlaw Educational Services, a multi-national transportation company. She was responsible for financial analysis, financial reporting, human resources and department supervision. She also owned her own business for several years specializing in accounting for the service industry.