Karen A. Roche, CPA

Calibre CPA Group | Karen A Roche CPA | Partner

Up Close & Personal

  • Where were you born and raised?I was born and raised in the Washington, DC area
  • What’s your favorite thing to do in Washington, DC?I enjoy visiting the museums and attending Capitals and Nationals games
  • What are your interests/hobbies outside of the office?I enjoy traveling, love hiking and spending time at the beach
  • Do you have any pets?We have a loveable seven-year-old mutt named Rosie
  • What would people be surprised to know about you?People are usually surprised to hear that my husband and I have raised eight children

Karen A. Roche, CPA


Karen A. Roche, CPA, is a partner at Calibre CPA Group and directs the Accounting and Financial Services practice. She has been in public accounting since 1984. Karen’s expertise lies in accounting, budgeting and financial reporting for tax-exempt organizations.

Professional Experience

Karen provides service to not-for-profit organizations and associations representing a variety of disciplines including professional societies, educational institutions, health and welfare providers, faith-based organizations and other sectors. Karen is proud of the growth of her practice which she attributes to her strong and lasting relationships with her clients. An excellent communicator, she has focused her efforts on helping clients achieve best practices while working with not-for-profit management and Boards of Directors to provide meaningful financial information that ultimately maximizes mission outcomes. Karen serves on Calibre CPA Group’s Associations and Other Not-for-Profits industry service team and is a frequent speaker at educational seminars offered by the firm.

Education and Relationships

Karen received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from La Salle University and is a Certified Public Accountant in the District of Columbia and Maryland. She maintains memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Greater Washington Society of Certified Public Accountants.