We work with you on a personal level to determine the best solutions for your unique needs, then leverage our seasoned expertise to achieve the best possible results.
We are your trusted partner in success. Our firm is large enough to offer a full range of professional services at a fair price, but small enough to give you the individual attention that you deserve.
Rest assured that when a need arises, our firm is ready and capable to handle everything for you so you can focus on what matters most to you.
Donna Baker, CPA, MBA
Donna Baker, CPA has worked in the accounting field for over 30 years and is the founder of Donna Baker & Associates. In addition, she is an Associate Professor of Accounting, Business, and Economics at Adrian College and is the Chair of the MS in Accountancy. She is a member of AICPA, NATP, and the MICPA. She has also served on the IRS Advisory Committee. She has been a full-time accounting professor for over 30 years. Mrs. Baker holds an MBA in Professional Accounting/Information Systems from Michigan State University and a BA of Accounting from Siena Heights University. Outside of the firm her focus turns to being a community leader, working to develop a thriving and vibrant community to raise her family. She is relied upon by many advisory boards and committees for input on her vision of what an organization can become in the future. As a devoted wife and mother of seven, she juggles her busy schedule as often as possible to dedicate time to her children’s activities, with particular focus on academic achievements and athletic competitions, she loves cheering on her kids!
Brent Mercer, EA
Brent has been with Donna Baker and Associates since 2007. He specializes in tax and consulting for individuals, partnerships, and corporations. Brent also has in-depth training and experience in representing clients in front of the Internal Revenue Service. He adamantly and aggressively represents individuals and businesses with tax controversies in collections, State and Federal Tax audits and appeal. He is an Enrolled Agent, federally licensed with the Department of Treasury, a member of the Michigan Society of Enrolled Agents, and the National Association of Enrolled Agents. He has received specialized training with the National Tax Practice Institute (NTPI). NTPI is the premier representation education institute for attorneys, CPAs, and Enrolled Agents who are seeking instruction on how to best represent taxpayer’s before the Internal Revenue Service. Brent holds a bachelor of business administration – accounting degree from Siena Heights University. Brent also is very active in, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Adrian Noon Rotary. When not in the office you can find Brent, with his wife Monica and children enjoying their time on the lake or one of many other outdoor activities.
Yvonne McNicol, CPA
Yvonne joined Donna Baker & Associates in January 2015 as an Accountant in the Blissfield Office. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Applied Sciences/Accounting from Siena Heights University in December 2014. She also acquired her Certified Public Accounting license in July 2019. Yvonne is the Blissfield location office manager. She enjoys the small town feel and is active in the community. She also participates in the local Rotary club where she has performed various community services acts. Yvonne has enjoyed getting to know her clients and looks forward to tax season where she is able to sit down with them and connect on a deeper level. She serves a variety of clients with all of their accounting and payroll needs. She also has experience with individual, partnership, and corporate tax returns. Yvonne enjoys keeping busy with her two children and their activities and drag racing with her husband.