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Eleanor Baker, CPA, JD, LL.M., PFS


Ellie is one of the founders of Baker Newman Noyes, having previously been with KPMG, one of our predecessor companies since 1977. She specializes in taxation and personal financial consulting for high wealth individuals and families.

Ellie earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maine, a J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law, and an LL.M. in taxation from Boston University School of Law. She also holds the Personal Financial Specialist designation.

Business Activities

  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants

Volunteer / Service Activities

  • Trustee, University of Maine School of Law Foundation
  • Chair, Maine Public Broadcasting Network
  • Trustee, Portland Symphony Orchestra
  • Board of Governors, Portland Country Club
  • Past Campaign Co-Chair, United Way of Greater Portland Campaign
  • Past Board of Trustees, University of Maine System


  • 2014 “50 People Shaping Our State,” Maine Magazine
  • 2013 Deborah Morton Award, University of New England
  • 2013 Crystal Heart Award, American Heart Association
  • Public Service Award, Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Distinguished Service Award, University of Maine School of Law Alumni Association
  • Women of Distinction Honoree, Kennebec Council of Girl Scouts
  • Maine Business Hall of Fame, Junior Achievement
  • Tribute to Women in Industry Honoree, YWCA

Hobbies / Other

Ellie loves tennis and golf. She enjoys spending time with her family — she is married with one daughter and one step-daughter.