Karessa I. Atkins, CPA


Professional Experience
Karessa started at Grooms & Harkins, P.C. right after her graduation in January 2006. She earned her CPA certificate in 2011. Several years later Karessa took a Director of Finance position with a local non-profit however she could not resist the pull of public accounting and returned to Grooms & Harkins in January 2017. In 2018 Karessa was admitted to the firm as a Shareholder.
Professional Associations
Karessa received her Bachelor and Master’s Degrees in Accounting from the University of Wyoming.
Meet Karessa
Outside of work, Karessa enjoys spending time with her husband, two children, and dog. She enjoys cooking, gardening, traveling, skiing, camping, and spending time in the mountains.
Fun Facts
  • Favorite food: El pastor tacos
  • Favorite drink: Tom and Jerry’s (Cocktail)
  • Favorite band: Monsters of Folk
  • Favorite place: Cerritos Beach, Todos Santos, Mexico