Karen D. Adams, CPA
Merced County Treasurer-Tax Collector
Karen Adams is the Treasurer-Tax Collector and Investment Officer for Merced County. Karen is a Certified Public Accountant and a Magna Cum Laude graduate from California State University, Stanislaus. She has worked in positions of increasing responsibility with Merced County since 1993. Karen’s previous experience includes 15 years as operations manager of a construction company. Having worked in private industry as a cost accountant and auditor at a Certified Public Accounting firm, she is well versed in accounting. Prior to her becoming the elected Treasurer-Tax Collector in March 2002, Karen served as the Assistant Treasurer-Tax Collector for 5 years. Karen has been at the county since 1993.