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About Us

About Our Firm

Over 40 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. 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 tax preparation and consulting services to for-profit organizations. More specifically, our 40 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, California Society of CPA's, American Institute of CPAs, Davis Chamber of Commerce. 

Partnerships with Happy Neighborhood Project, Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society. 

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, CPA, CFP®

Education: Bachelors, Accounting & Finance,

Jamie has been an accountant for years and offers quality accounting, tax, and business consulting services to hundreds of individuals and small businesses. Jamie graduated from California Polytechnic State University in 2000 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a concentration in Accounting and Finance.

Jamie is an active member of the Sacramento Chapter of CalCPA; she is part of the Scholarship Committee and the Davis Discussion Group. Jamie enjoys being active and has completed two Ironman triathlons. She enjoys running, biking and most importantly spending time with her husband Nick and their two kids.

Jim McGowan, CPA

Education: California State University, Sacramento

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.

Jim lives in Sacramento. He is a big hockey fan and loves to watch college basketball. He is working on a smooth transition of business relationships to ensure the firms service to existing clients in the future.

Sheri Backer

Education: 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. She is everybody's go to and makes sure that everyday runs smoothly.

Linda lives in Dixon with her fiance and family. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling and attending concerts. She loves spontaneous Disneyland trips and everything Disney.

Jared Noche

Jared joined Jamie Baker & Company as a staff accountant in January 2022. He has ample experience in multiple accounting softwares and has worked in many environments spanning from non-profit organizations to political law firms.

Jared likes to play guitar and sing at local businesses across Sacramento. He also loves to bake bread and share it with his friends and family.

Nicholas Teddleton, MPA

Education: California State University, Fresno

Nicholas has been active in the public sector for over 20 years; whether it be military service, law enforcement, or teaching. His focus had been incorporating private sector efficiency and achievement within a service oriented environment. Now, he is looking to encourage service within the private sector.

He is excited about the opportunity to help the firm provide a new set of services for their clients, by not only coaching on best business practices, but to encourage and facilitate the development of clients' professional ventures. Whether as an advocate, project manager, or researcher, his goal oriented approach walks side by side with client results.

Nicholas and his family enjoy the outdoors, cooking, baseball, and photography.