Karen Kole

Senior Manager


Services Expertise:

  • Strategy
  • Finance
  • Operations
  • Technology



  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Bachelor of Science in Finance


  • American Society of Appraisers Accredited Senior Appraiser

ECG has a talented pool of individuals who, instead of trying to provide average services across multiple service lines, specialize in certain areas where they are experts and provide distinct value to clients.

Karen is a transaction and financial adviser whose career has focused on the healthcare industry. Karen provides fair market value (FMV) opinions for mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, and hospital/physician arrangements. She has extensive financial modeling experience and a deep understanding of the evolving healthcare landscape. Prior to joining ECG, Karen served as a valuation consultant and transaction adviser with Huron Consulting Group and its broker dealer, Huron Transaction Advisory, LLC.In these roles, she provided transaction and valuation services to multiple provider types, including community hospitals, for-profit and nonprofit health systems, ancillary providers, and physician practices. As Karen’s clients contemplate enterprise-defining decisions, they appreciate her comprehensive approach to fair market valuations and her ability to present the most complex financial matters in a clear, meaningful way.