E. Larry Sikes

E. Larry Sikes

Not only is Larry the President and a senior member of the firm, he has also helped guide Darnall, Sikes & Frederick toward becoming one of the most respected accounting firms in southern Louisiana. An expert in financial management issues, Larry also sits on the firm’s Financial Services Committee.

Since earning his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette), Larry has developed a resume of skills and certifications which aptly demonstrates his dedication to providing clients with unparalleled financial and business planning advice. Since earning the elite Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants in 2006, Larry has been able to further serve his clients’ financial planning and investing needs by offering them the high degree of expertise which only extensive professional experience can provide. In addition to serving the southern Louisiana community as a Certified Public Accountant for over forty years, Larry belongs to the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. Through his many years of experience, Larry has developed noteworthy experience in two areas: debt restructuring consultation and negotiating high level mergers and acquisitions. He derives particular professional pleasure from helping his clients negotiate the intricacies of personal and corporate finance to help them develop their business. Larry assists clients with their financial planning needs as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional. He has passed the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 exams and is a registered representative of Avantax Investment ServicesSM.

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