Karl Briem joined Smith & Howard in 2014 as a manager in our Assurance Services group. Prior to joining the firm, Karl spent several years at a large regional CPA firm in their audit group. His prior experience in the technology and retail sectors gives our clients the added benefit of Karl’s hands-on perspective in industry.

Karl earned a Master of Professional Accountancy from Georgia State University, a Master of Science in Management from Georgia Institute in Technology and a Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies from Brigham Young University. He currently serves on the board for Dad's Garage Theatre Company, a theatre group that is known for their scripted and improvised works. 

Karl, his wife and their two sons live in Covington. Away from the office, he enjoys spending time with his family and attending live theater.