Donna started in the industry in Chicago where she performed as a vocalist on many commercial and civic events including being the featured vocalist for both Mayor Jane Byrne and Mayor Harold Washington. It was also in Chicago that she produced the first of many CDs. While performing as a vocalist for the WGN special “American Giants – the history of Negroes in baseball”, Donna was given the opportunity to go to California to meet with execs from Black Tie/Capitol records. This meeting led to a record deal and also to Donna relocating to Los Angeles. From there Donna went on to record CDs with Polygram and Songbird Entertainment and to be a vocalist on many films and commercials including the song “The Prayer” featuring Celine Dion and Andrea Boccelli and produced by David Foster. She also sang with the Andrae' Crouch singers on Michael Jackson's HISTORY CD. In 2000 Donna went on tour with Natalie Cole and even opened for her during the Japan leg of the tours. Donna stayed with Natalie for 6 years. In between touring, Donna produced and released her first gospel music CD and toured London and the states to promote it. It received RAVE reviews in Billboard magazine. Donna is available for music events needing a Jazz, Adult Contemporary or Gospel vocalist.