Karen J. Burns

About Karen J. Burns

Audit Partner

Food and Beverage Innovators

On July 10, 2014, the San Francisco Business Times sat down to talk about the future of food and beverage manufacturing in the Bay Area with a group of CEO’s of locally based food and beverage companies. The conversation [...]

By |2019-01-18T15:36:07-05:00April 13th, 2014|Categories: Blog, Food & Beverage, Karen J. Burns|Comments Off on Food and Beverage Innovators

Manufacturing Innovators

Made in the Bay Area Secrets of Manufacturing Innovators PDF of the Made in the Bay Area: Secrets of Manufacturing Innovators Booklet from the San Francisco Business Times October 4th Issue On September 18, 2013, the San Francisco Business [...]

By |2019-01-18T15:49:37-05:00October 1st, 2013|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution, Wine & Craft Brew|Comments Off on Manufacturing Innovators

Hiring and Retaining Employees

Preparing for Growth Hiring and Retaining Employees As the economy continues to improve, companies are faced with the challenge of hiring and retaining talent. With four generations of employees in today’s workforce, it is critical to consider how your [...]

By |2017-06-23T15:03:09-04:00February 25th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|Comments Off on Hiring and Retaining Employees

Managing the Cash Flow Gap

Preparing for Growth Managing the Cash Flow Gap Not too long ago, future economic growth might have looked bleak for many business sectors in the U.S. As the economy starts to take a turn, businesses will need to focus [...]

By |2019-01-22T15:23:51-05:00January 25th, 2013|Categories: Blog, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution|Comments Off on Managing the Cash Flow Gap

Battle for Marketshare: How manufacturing companies can win the battle by leveraging these innovative tips

The current economic climate presents significant challenges for manufacturers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Increasing foreign competition, price pressure from weakened demand, tight capital markets and the rising cost of raw materials have combined to create a particularly [...]

By |2019-01-22T15:22:24-05:00September 3rd, 2012|Categories: Blog, Food & Beverage, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution, Wine & Craft Brew|Comments Off on Battle for Marketshare: How manufacturing companies can win the battle by leveraging these innovative tips

Innovative Tips for Growing Your Manufacturing Business

The current economic climate for manufacturers provides significant challenges. Increasing foreign competition, price pressure from weakened demand, tight capital markets, and increasing costs of raw materials have combined to create a particularly competitive landscape for the San Francisco Bay Area. Forward thinking manufacturers are turning these [...]

By |2019-01-22T15:22:54-05:00July 20th, 2012|Categories: Action Sports, Blog, Food & Beverage, Karen J. Burns, Wine & Craft Brew|Comments Off on Innovative Tips for Growing Your Manufacturing Business

Five Healthy Tips for Food Manufacturing Success

While today’s competition in the Food & Beverage industry remains fierce, there are steps your manufacturing company can take to foster success. It starts by addressing many of the challenges the industry faces, such as managing cash flow; assessing [...]

By |2019-01-22T15:23:20-05:00January 2nd, 2012|Categories: Agriculture, Blog, Food & Beverage, Karen J. Burns, Manufacturing & Distribution, Wine & Craft Brew|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Five Healthy Tips for Food Manufacturing Success