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Nicki Donlon

Partner, CPA
612 876 4675

Nicki Donlon, partner in the not-for-profit services group, joined Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP in 2010. Prior to joining Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, Nicki spent over 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, financial services organizations and higher education
  • Over 15 years of experience managing audit engagements throughout a variety of industries and organizations 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
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Habitat for Humanity of the Twin Cities – Audit Committee
  • Karen Organization of Minnesota – Past Board Chair
  • Nonprofit Financial Group of the Twin Cities – Past President, Board Member, Strategic Planning Committee
  • Women's Health Leadership Trust

Honors & Awards

  • 40 Under 40 Award (2014) – Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
  • Top Women in Finance Award (2012) – Finance & Commerce
  • Distinguished Achievement Award (2000) – Minnesota Society of CPAs


University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Finance Minor

Continuing Education

  • Baker Tilly Accounting and Auditing Updates
  • MN Council for Nonprofits board of directors trainings
  • Various AICPA auditing webcasts
  • Ethics for CPAs (annually)