Employee Spotlight – Lynnette Brown

An 18-year veteran of the accounting industry, Lynnette has been a member of the De Boer Baumann & Company team since 2015. She serves in the firm’s Holland & Grand Haven offices, working as a QuickBooks Certified Pro Advisor & Trainer and as Payroll Manager. Lynnette’s extensive professional history allows her to serve her clients thoroughly.

Lynnette believes that the key to her professional success is a combination of hard work and persistence. She studied at Baker College, earning an associate degree in Accounting & Computer Information Services. She then spent 13 years in payroll and QuickBooks advising with a Grand Rapids accounting firm before transitioning onto the De Boer Baumann & Company team.

When asked to describe her favorite part about working for De Boer Baumann & Company, Lynnette responded that she loves the variety of clients we work with. She enjoys her day-to-day interactions with clients and looks forward to hearing each of their personal stories. She finds that the more closely she gets to know her clients, the better she is able to provide them with financial peace of mind and help them achieve their goals.

The natural beauty that abounds in Michigan is Lynnette’s favorite thing about the state. She adores the freshwater lakes that are within an hour’s drive or less from nearly any place in the state and the forests, dunes, and lush gardens that seem to be everywhere you look. Lynnette and her husband have been married for 24 years. They have two children, ages 17 and 18—one graduating this year (heading to college in the fall to study nursing) and the other graduating next year (looking to go into culinary arts). Lynnette also has a dog—a Miniature Dachshund named Buddy. In her free time, she enjoys reading, working in her flower gardens, roller skating, and playing softball.