Yasmeen Kouki, CPA, MST


"Success isn’t just about what you accomplish in your life, it’s about what you inspire others to do."

Yasmeen is a tax manager in the private client services practice at Baker Newman Noyes. She specializes in tax compliance and planning for individuals, trusts, estates, gifting, family limited partnerships, and private foundations. She serves clients with multi-state and international reporting interests. Prior to joining the firm, Yasmeen was a manager/director in the tax group at a Massachusetts-based financial consulting firm.

With more than 10 years of experience working with high-net-worth clients, Yasmeen has technical expertise with a variety of specialized projects, including ISO planning, ROTH conversions, corporate and partnership tax returns, and corporate tax provisions.

In addition to her private client tax focus, Yasmeen has broad experience with auditing employee benefit plans and private companies; performing reviews, compilations, and agreed-upon procedures for a variety of small companies; consulting on bookkeeping for small businesses; and performing tax work for flow-through entities and nonprofit organizations.

Yasmeen earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration, summa cum laude, with a concentration in accounting, from Salem State University and a master’s degree in taxation, with a focus on individual and trust/gift taxation, from Northeastern University.

Three Things You Don't Know About Me:

  • I originally majored in biological sciences with a concentration in molecular and cell biology for three years before switching to accounting.
  • I played soccer for most of my life.
  • I love to travel, experience different cultures, and try new foods!

Business Activities

Member, Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants

Board Member, Essex County Estate Planning Council

Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants