Nicki Donlon

Nicki Donlon



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Nicki Donlon is a partner with Baker Tilly’s not-for-profit practice. Prior to joining Baker Tilly, Nicki spent more than 10 years at an international firm serving audit clients in many different industries including not-for-profits, healthcare providers, public sector and financial services.

  • Specializes in serving not-for profits, healthcare providers and higher education
  • More than 15 years of experience managing audit engagements of varying sizes
  • Experience auditing large investment portfolios and assisting clients with developing fair valuation policies and procedures
  • Assists clients with financial statement preparation
  • Assists clients with implementation of new accounting standards
  • Specializes in assisting clients with accounting research in relation to complex accounting topics, including business combinations, consolidations and valuation
  • Past and current experience serving on audit committees and boards of directors of not-for-profit organizations, and hands-on experience advising these organizations regarding their day-to-day operations and financial policies and procedures
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants (MNCPA)
  • Habitat for Humanity of the Twin Cities Audit Committee, member
  • Nonprofit Financial Group of the Twin Cities, board and Strategic Planning Committee, member
  • Women’s Health Leadership Trust
  • “Governance Best Practices,” presenter, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Annual Conference, November 2018
  • “Governance – Worst practices,” presenter, Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Finance and Sustainability Conference, April 2018
  • “Not-for-Profit Financial Reporting Standard (ASU 2016-14),” presenter, Baker Tilly Minneapolis’ 2018 Not-for-Profit Fiscal Workshop
  • “Operational Assessments: Focus on Financial Performance Improvement,” presenter, LeadingAge Minnesota Institute and Expo, February 2018
  • “GAAP update” and “Panel discussion: Governance, tax and other insights,” presenter and panelist, Baker Tilly’s Not-for-profit fiscal workshop, November 2017
  • “Communicating Financial Information,” presenter, Nonprofit Financial Group Twin Cities Chapter, May 2017
  • Baker Tilly accounting and auditing Updates
  • MN Council for not-for-profits board of directors’ trainings
  • Various AICPA auditing webcasts
  • Ethics for CPAs, annually
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal 2014 40 Under 40 Award
  • Finance & Commerce 2012 Top Women in Finance Award
  • Minnesota Society of CPAs (MNCPA) 2000 Distinguished Achievement Award


Minneapolis, MN


Bachelor of Science in accounting, minor in finance

University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire