Karen M. Janota, AAP, CUCE, BSACS

Manager, Assurance & Business Advisory Services
(614) 947-5288

Karen joined GBQ in 2011 and was previously with Condit and Associates LLC for 11 years. She has 40 years experience in the credit union industry.

Karen is responsible for providing regulatory expertise and compliance assistance to our clients. This includes overseeing our BSA compliance audits, ACH audits, SAFE Act audits, and Fair Lending audits, developing policies and procedures, and performing special compliance reviews, risk assessments, fraud audits, due diligence reviews, internal control reviews and agreed upon procedures audits for credit unions.

Karen has been certified as a Credit Union Compliance Expert (CUCE) by the Credit Union National
Association (CUNA) in all areas of credit union operations, including deposit account regulations, consumer lending regulations, and mortgage lending regulations, and is certified as a Bank Secrecy Act Compliance Specialist (BSACS). She is also certified as an Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) through the National Automated Clearing House Association (NACHA), and participates regularly in CUNA’s Lending Compliance School.

Professional Associations

  • Credit Union National Association (CUNA)
    Electronic Payments Core of Knowledge (EPCOR)


Professional Bio