Kari A. Maue, CPA

Director, Assurance & Business Advisory Services
(513) 873-5719

Kari joined GBQ in 2023 with nearly two decades of public accounting experience, most recently serving the restaurant industry as Assurance Director within BDO USA’s leadership team. Kari’s national restaurant industry experience, combined with substantial knowledge managing audits, reviews and compilations, helps to empower growth of GBQ’s clients across all segments of the industry, including franchisors and franchisees, independents, startups and emerging brands, and mature concepts.

While overseeing diverse and complex technical accounting matters, financial reporting requirements and client-specific issues for restaurant and franchisor companies of various sizes, Kari has extensive experience in 401(k) benefit plan audits and internal control assessments.

Kari is a regular attendee at national restaurant industry conferences and educational seminars, where she has also served as a speaker. Additionally, she is a thought leader contributor to various industry publications.


  • Ohio University – B.B.A., Accounting

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants