Céline Couillaut, CPA, MBA


Céline is a tax principal at Baker Newman Noyes, specializing in tax compliance, planning, and consulting for high net worth families and individuals, as well as trusts. She has been with the firm since 2001 and is part of the BNN Private Client Service group.

Céline is well-versed in the issues affecting high net worth individuals and families, such as business transactions, legacy and succession issues, as well as conservation and transfer of wealth to heirs and charitable organizations. Her first 14 years at BNN included compliance and planning for corporate and partnership clients. She also has a special focus on international tax compliance and consulting serving numerous expatriates and inpatriates. Clients turn to her for advice with respect to foreign income, assets, and investments.

Céline is a native of France and received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in international business and foreign languages from the Université du Maine in Le Mans, France, and a master’s in business administration from the University of Maine.

Three Things You Don't Know About Me:

  • I enjoy gardening, cooking, skiing, and pottery.
  • I love traveling to France as much as I can.
  • I am married with two daughters.

Business Activities

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Member, Maine Society of Certified Public Accountants

Volunteer/Service Activities

Treasurer, Board of Directors, Kids First Center (2024 – present)

Member, Board of Directors, Kids First Center (2023)

President, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine (2017 – 2021)

Treasurer, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine (2008 – 2017)

Member, Allocations Committee, Falmouth Education Foundation