Amy McDonald, CPA
Director, Client Services

About Amy

  • Business developer
  • Extreme multitasker
  • Queso addict

About Amy


Amy McDonald is a director of client services with KSM Location Advisors. She oversees projects from inception until handing off to the compliance services team. Amy’s background in property tax, multistate income taxes, and other state taxes makes her an expert when it comes to the nuances of company structure and operations and how these factors can affect an incentives project.

In addition to her role with KSM Location Advisors, Amy is a director in Katz, Sapper & Miller’s State and Local Tax Group. In this position, Amy provides a variety of tax compliance and consulting services in the areas of property tax, and other state taxes.

Prior to joining KSM, Amy spent time in both public accounting and corporate settings. She worked in the general tax practice at Grant Thornton in Minneapolis before moving to Imation Corp., a spinoff of 3M. In Amy’s years with Imation, her responsibilities included federal income tax compliance, state tax compliance and controversy, quarterly provisions, property tax compliance and controversy, and real estate valuation appeals.


Amy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and finance from Bethel University.


Amy is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and has served as a board member for the Domestic Violence Network.

She currently serves on the board of directors for School on Wheels Indianapolis and is the public affairs committee chair for the Indiana chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association.

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