Donna is a graduate of Roger Williams College with a Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice, cum laude. She subsequently earned a Paralegal Certificate from Roger Williams College. She is also a graduate of Bryant College with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, summa cum laude. She has been a practicing CPA for more than thirty years.
Donna was awarded the Nicholas E. Picchione Gold Medal for the highest grade on the November 1989 CPA exam. She was honored with the Rhode Island State Board of Accountancy’s first Distinguished Scholar Award. She also received the Peat Marwick Award for the highest composite score on both the May and November 1989 CPA exams.
On July 1, 1990, she joined Joseph in forming Blanchette & Company. She is currently serving as President and Managing Principal for the firm.
Donna is a member of the following professional organizations:
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- Rhode Island Society of Certified Public Accountants
- National Association of Tax Professionals
- Tax Section of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Donna dedicates her time to small business bookkeeping, accounting, consulting and tax; financial statement preparation; and individual income tax.