Jeffery Baker

Senior Director, Quality Control


Jeff is a Senior Director at Centri Business Consulting. He has more than 40 years of public accounting and auditing experience. Throughout his career, Jeff has served numerous private and public clients in various industries, including financial services, venture capital, and private equity. Jeff also brings deep expertise in completing mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; performing due diligence procedures; completing initial public offerings (IPOs); and providing assistance with pre-IPO matters, unique accounting issues, and public and private debt and equity offerings. In his role with the firm, Jeff works closely with the firm’s Chief Quality Officer on various risk management and related matters included within the firm’s system of quality control.

Prior to his time with Centri, Jeff spent 40 years with RSM. In addition to his role as an audit partner, he was the firm’s National Director of Banking Services. He currently serves on the Board of Directors at Ames National Corporation, a bank holding company in Iowa. Jeff’s volunteer activities have included CPA societies, banking trade organizations, the Rotary Club of Des Moines, UNI, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Dowling Catholic Foundation, and the West Des Moines Schools Foundation.

Jeff graduated with a B.S. in Accounting & Business Management from the University of Northern Iowa.