Donna Baker

Donna leads Keynote Group's executive search practice that combines leading edge artificial intelligence, team dynamic analysis and headhunting with dedicated post-placement support.

In 2006, Donna relocated to Canada to support the launch of an international recruitment firm and played a critical role in the firm's success. In 2009, she started her own firm which provided the foundation for Keynote to grow into one of Ottawa's fastest growing businesses. Donna has an impressive career in recruitment and search, personally delivering over $4 million worth of placements. Donna was awarded Business Woman of the Year from the Women’s Business Network in 2018.

In addition to being a dedicated wife, mother and running her business, Donna supports the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation, Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation and Ottawa Heart Institute. When she isn’t working you will find her running the streets in preparation for her next marathon race.

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Donna & James Baker Talk Family Business

Donna & James Baker Talk Family Business

Co-Founders of Keynote Group, James and Donna Baker, featured in an Ottawa Business Journal article, discussing the importance of work-life balance.

Donna celebrates the Success of Women in Business

Donna celebrates the Success of Women in Business

As a former recipient of a Business Woman of the Year Award (BYAs) in 2018, Donna Baker will be passing the torch to a new recipient.

Donna Baker Receives Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Donna Baker Receives Immigrant Entrepreneur of the Year Award

Donna & James Baker both received the 2018 Immigrant Entrepreneur Award presented by the City of Ottawa for the success of Keynote Group.