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About Us

About Our Firm

 

Over 35 years ago, our firm set out with a single principle in mind: to provide the highest level of personalized client service possible. Simply put, the firm cared about each and every one its clients. Our mission statement continues to hold this promise to our clients. Our new partnership will provide new and existing clients with a certainty that their needs will continue to be served well in to the future. So if you want to develop a relationship with a set of accountants that will know your name, get to know ours, Jamie Baker & Company.

We are actively involved in performing audits, reviews and compilations of financial statements as well as tax preparation and consulting services to both non-profit and for-profit organizations. More specifically, our 35 years of experience provides us with the requisite technical background necessary to adequately address specific issues in accounting and tax related matters.

In addition to our expertise, Jamie Baker & Company prides themselves on delivering affordable services in a timely manner with a personal touch. That's why most of our new clients are referred by existing clients. Additional services we offer include CFO services, QuickBooks Support, bookkeeping services, and business coaching.

Members of Accountants World, American Institute of CPAs, CA Society of CPAs and Davis Chamber of Commerce.

Our Mission is to be lifelong partners with our clients based on trust and reliability to help our clients grow and achieve their financial goals while providing professional accounting and tax planning services.

 

Our Team

Jamie Baker

jamie@cpa-jba.com Bachelors, Accounting & Finance
CPA, CFP

Jamie has been an accountant for years and offers quality accounting, tax, and business consulting services to hundreds of individuals and small businesses. Jamie enjoys being active and has completed two Ironman triathlons. Jamie is currently the CalCPA Sacramento Chapter President. Most importantly she enjoys spending time with her husband and two kids.

Jim McGowan

jim@cpa-jba.com California State University, Sacramento
CPA

Jim McGowan has been an accountant for 47 years. He graduated Sacramento State University in 1972. Jim enjoys spending time with his 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren. In his spare time he enjoys reading, riding his bike and working on home improvement projects.

Sheri Backer

Sheri@cpa-jba.com Bachelor's in Agricultural Business and a Concentration in Finance and Appraisal

Sheri has been at Jamie Baker & Company since 2007. She graduated from Cal Poly in 1999 with a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Business and a concentration in Finance and Appraisal. Jamie met Sheri in their Corporate Tax Class at Cal Poly. Sheri processes client payroll, helps our clients with their bookkeeping needs and coordinates the preparation of and review of tax returns. She assists with year-end bookkeeping for our clients so that their tax returns can easily be prepared. She coordinates the preparation of, and reviews all monthly/quarterly statements prepared for our clients. Sheri lives on her family’s farm where she has a small herd of Boer goats and helps out with her family’s vineyard. She enjoys traveling with her husband, attending BBQ competitions and loves to go camping whenever she gets the chance to.

Linda Garcia

Linda Garcia has been at Jamie Baker & Company since 2013. She is our office manager and manages the day to day operations. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and attending concerts.

Kenyetta Boyd

Kenyetta@cpa-jba.com Bachelors, Business Administration and Accounting Concentration

Kenyetta joined Jamie Baker & Company as a staff accountant at the beginning of this year. She is a graduate of California State University, East Bay. At the office she works on taxes, bookkeeping and payroll. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her friends and exercising.