Craig C. Babineaux



As a CPA practicing taxation and business consulting for over 30 years, Craig has a unique perspective on the demands of financially successful businesses. An area of particular focus is business and financial planning. Craig understands a holistic approach to providing service to business and personal clients is the only way to assure client goals are ultimately attained and financial independence is achieved.

A graduate of the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, Craig’s memberships and licenses include:

  • Assisting clients with their financial planning needs as a Certified Financial Planner ™ with NASD Series 7 and NASAA Series 66 licenses.
  • Since earning the elite Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) designation from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and becoming a registered representative of 1st Global Capital Corporation,* Craig has been able to further serve his clients’ financial planning and investing needs.
  •  Member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Louisiana  Certified Public Accountants as well as the Financial Planning Association.      
Craig knows that many of Louisiana’s best businesses trust him to advise them on current issues as well as plan for a successful future. He derives a great deal of professional satisfaction from knowing that he has played an integral role in helping people create a financially secure future.

*Securities offered through 1st Global Capital Corp, Member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advisory services offered through 1st Global Advisors, Inc. Registered representatives may only conduct business with residents of the states in which they are properly registered. This is not an offer to sell securities in any other jurisdiction.



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Established in 1950, Darnall, Sikes & Frederick is a Louisiana based CPA firm with offices presently located in Lafayette, Eunice, Morgan City and Abbeville, Louisiana.

The partners in the firm, a progressive group in tune with today's needs, are dedicated to providing quality services that keep pace with a rapidly changing society and business environment. Today, the public and private sector and individuals must deal with changes resulting from constant technological advances and the globalization of the marketplace. The firm is committed to providing cutting-edge services that allow clients not only to adjust to the ongoing changes, but also to achieve financial benefit from them.