Donna J. Hecht, CPA


Donna J. Hecht is a graduate of Spring Arbor College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and joined CHBW & Co., P.C. in 1995. She became a principal of the firm in 2005 and currently serves as Treasurer and Firm Administrator.

Donna serves a wide variety of clients including local units of government, nonprofit organizations, physicians, retailers and manufacturers. She is responsible for managing audits, review and compilation engagements, and supervising staff. Donna prepares corporate, partnership, and individual tax returns. She specializes in the preparation of estate, trust and gift tax returns, and provides trustee services.

A member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, Donna maintains a minimum of forty hours annually of State and National CPA Society sponsored seminars in the areas of governmental accounting and auditing, income taxation of estates and trusts, and corporate and individual income taxation. She maintains a minimum of 80 hours of continuing professional education bi-annually, specific to governmental auditing, as required to supervise governmental audits.

Donna is a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, the Hillsdale Exchange Club, and the Hillsdale County Chamber of Commerce.