Donella Wilson


Donella Wilson

About Donella Wilson

Donella Wilson is the partner leading the Firm’s Nonprofit Practice. She has over 18 years of public accounting experience providing audit, accounting and special project services. Although Donella works exclusively in the nonprofit sector, her industry experience also includes closely held companies in service, manufacturing, waste management and recycling, real estate development and home building.Donella is a member of the California Society of CPAs and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Donella co-chairs the firm’s quarterly nonprofit educational workshops and is the nonprofit training coordinator for Green Hasson Janks University. She is a frequent guest lecturer and conference speaker on nonprofit financial management and governance issues, and she has taught as an adjunct professor Nonprofit Financial Management at USC’s School of Public Policy, Planning and Development. Donella is on the planning committee for the California Society of CPAs’ Annual Not-for-Profit Organizations Conference and is co-chair of the 2015 conference.

March 2018

Getting Your Board on Board with Fundraising

By | March 5, 2018|Categories: Nonprofit|

Originally published in Notations on Non-Profits  Without fundraising, most nonprofits would cease to exist.  However, BoardSource’s 2017 Leading with Intent report once again had fundraising performance as one of the top three most important areas needing improved Board performance. There is no doubt that fundraising is outside of the comfort zone for most Board members, [...]

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April 2017

Nonprofit Webinar: Experts Discuss What is Ahead for Nonprofit Organizations

By | April 4, 2017|Categories: Events, Nonprofit|

On March 29, 2017, Green Hasson Janks broadcasted an exciting webinar on the 2017 Outlook for Nonprofits. Partner and Nonprofit Practice Leader Donella Wilson of Green Hasson Janks moderated a provocative discussion with Principal and Nonprofit Tax Leader Lauren Haverlock of Green Hasson Janks and Nonprofit Consultant Larry Kaplan. For those of you who missed [...]

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February 2017

Case Study: Application of the New Minimum Wage Phase-In Requirements

By | February 10, 2017|Categories: Nonprofit|Tags: , , |

There have been numerous discussions about the economic pros and cons of a phased-in $15 wage floor but not that many around the practical application, so I thought I’d share a recent situation I encountered. Background: On January 1, 2017, the minimum wage in California increased to $10.50 per hour for employers with 26 employees [...]

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