Eugene H. Darnall, III


A trailblazer for the firm in terms of business technology systems and technical finance systems, Gene serves on the Computer and Information Technology Committee as well as the Tax and Financial Services Committees. His more than 24 years of experience in the accounting field paired with his passion for technical innovation allows Gene to help clients reach the cutting edge of a rapidly changing economic world.

Since graduating from the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Gene has developed an impressive set of skills, certifications, and memberships including:

  • Extensive experience working with the oil and gas service industry, closely held corporations, and business technology solutions.
  • Membership in the AICPA, the SLCPA, and the AICPA Tax Practice Section.
  • A licensed financial advisor who has earned the NASD Series 7 and NASAA series 66 certifications, Gene is also a registered representative of 1st Global Capital Corporation.*

Gene’s well-honed ability to see details and opportunities that others might miss places him in a unique position to offer his clients entrepreneurial which will help them stand out within their particular industry and in the general marketplace.

*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.