Donna is a second generation Florida native, born in Bradenton, Florida. She graduated from the University of Florida with a BSBA degree, majoring in accounting.
Donna has worked as a CPA in the Venice area since 1980. Donna had her own firm before merging her practice with Robinson, Gruters & Roberts CPA in the Fall of 2011. As a member of the Florida Institute of CPA’s, she served on the executive committee for six years and as the President of the Gulf Coast Chapter of FICPAs. Donna has also participated on various state level committees and the Board of Directors of the Florida Institute of CPAs representing Southwest Florida.
Active in the community, Donna has served on many non-profit Boards, including nine years as treasurer of the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce. She co-chaired the “Shark’s Tooth Festival” for six years and served as the treasurer on the Executive Committee of the Venice Art Center for six years.