A sharp eye for detail and a dedication to setting clients up for success characterize Chris' approach to accounting. A member of the Darnall, Sikes & Frederick Audit and Financial Services Committees, Chris has years of experience dealing with income tax for individuals and corporations, audits, finance statement reviews, and business valuation.
Chris joined Darnall, Sikes & Frederick in 1990 after earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting at the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette.) Chris is a member of the AICPA, SLCPA, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Lafayette Chapter of the SLCPA. Chris is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) with the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, a designation which indicates a high level of expertise and experience in business valuation. He has passed the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 exams and is a registered representative of Avantax Investment ServicesSM.
Chris believes in empowering his clients to set clear financial goals and derives a great deal of professional satisfaction from assisting them in reaching those goals.
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