Stephanie M. Higginbotham

Stephanie M. Higginbotham

A forward-thinking CPA with over 30 years of professional experience, Stephanie is the managing partner of the Lafayette branch. She exemplifies Darnall, Sikes & Frederick's philosophy of building lasting client relationships through personalized customer service. Stephanie serves on the Tax Committee, Management Advisory Committee, and Financial Services Committee.

A Summa Cum Laude graduate from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette) with a Bachelor of Science degree, Stephanie consistently offers her clients top-notch business consulting and tax planning services. Stephanie is a member of the AICPA, the SLCPA, the Consulting Services Section and Information Section of the AICPA, and the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. She has passed the FINRA Series 7 and Series 66 exams and is a registered representative of Avantax Investment ServicesSM.

Stephanie strives to build client relationships which last through the lifespan of a business, from locating start-up financing through to the sale of the company. She has extensive experience advising closely-held companies in areas of taxation, management, and restructuring.

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