Dermody, Burke & Brown Hires Karen Hovey as a Principal

Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC recently hired Karen Hovey, CPA/CFF, CFE as a Principal in the Tax Department.

Karen received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Clarkson University. She has over 25 years of experience in audit, tax, and accounting services as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and over 14 years of experience as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE). She previously held a position as a Principal at a large firm based in Rochester, NY.

In addition to her credentials, Karen is a member of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). She also serves as the treasurer for the Upstate Chapter of the ACFE. Karen resides in Baldwinsville, NY with her husband and daughters.

Dermody, Burke & Brown, CPAs, LLC has been serving the Central New York business community for over 60 years. With offices in Syracuse, Auburn and New Hartford, Dermody Burke & Brown is one of the largest independently locally-owned accounting and business advisory firms in Central New York. The Firm is a member of Allinial Global. For more information, visit