Karen Milan has been a personal property equipment appraiser for over 30 years and is an active member and international committee officer of the American Society of Appraisers. Prior to joining Cantrell McCulloch, Karen spent 13 years as owner and president of an appraisal company specializing in performing valuations and litigation support for ad valorem taxation in order to identify evidence of tax saving issues. She has worked with tax professionals such as consultants, attorneys and in-house tax departments in provided appraisals, reviews, and as an expert witness.
Karen has performed appraisals in most states where business personal property is taxed. Her experience includes: chemical plants, corporate headquarters, data centers, distribution centers, heavy industrial properties, hospitality, medical, oilfield, pharmaceutical, restaurant, telecom, transportation, and most other industries.
From 2019 to 2021 Karen will be serving as International Chair of the MTS Committee (Machinery & Technical Specialties) for the American Society of Appraisers.
- Dallas Baptist University (1996 BA Business Administration)
American Society of Appraisers – MTS214 Identification and Appraisal of Mining and Mineral Processing
American Society of Appraisers – ME206 Inventory Valuation
American Society of Appraisers – ME207 Advanced Cost Approach
Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practicees (1A2); Standards of Professional Practice (SPP); Capitalization Theory and Techniques, Part A (1BA); Capitalization Theory and Techniques, Part B (1BB)
Professional Designations and Affiliations
American Society of Appraisers – Senior Appraiser Machinery & Technical Services (MTS)
American Society of Appraisers – Board of Examiners – MTS Co-Chair
American Society of Appraisers – International MTS Committee
Association of Machinery & Equipment Appraisers (AMEA) – Certified Equipment Appraiser (CEA)
Texas Department of Licensing – Property Tax Consultant