Donna Bates joined the firm in February 2008 as a staff accountant.  Donna is a graduate of Monroe County Community College with an Associate of Commerce Degree.  She also earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with an Accounting major and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Siena Heights University.  Donna is an affiliate member of Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants and is a member of the Bedford High School CTE Advisory Board.

Donna’s time outside of work revolves around her husband and four children.  She is a member of Monroe Missionary Baptist Church and enjoys singing in the Sanctuary Choir and in special programs.  Donna utilizes her accounting skills as a volunteer for Stepping Stones Therapeutic Riding, Inc.