Edie Yates

Baylis & Company PA

Company Managing Partner of Baylis & Company PA



Edie is Managing Partner of Baylis & Company PA, and responsible for its day-to-day operation. Edie is in charge of all technical aspects of the Firm’s Audit and Accounting practice and is involved in complex tax and estate planning for many clients. She is responsible for review and control of all audit, compliance and agreed upon procedures for accounting engagements of the Firm. She has managed, directed, and participated in financial and compliance audit engagements for a wide variety of organizations. Edie is engaged in other aspects of public accounting practice, including tax, estate planning, pension plan administration and management advisory services.

As a Certified Financial Planner®, Edie also provides comprehensive financial planning services, focusing on estate and trust planning.

A graduate of Florida Southern College, with national firm experience, Edie is recognized for her expertise and experience in the not-for-profit accounting sector and actively participates in community affairs. She has served as a director or officer of many local and national not-for-profit boards of directors. As a staff instructor, Edie has taught intermediate and advanced accounting subjects on a periodic basis at Florida Southern College.

Edie is currently serving as an elected City Commissioner for Lakeland, Florida.