E. Larry Sikes

CPA/PFS, CFP®, CVA

Not only is Larry the President and a senior member of the firm, he has also helped guide Darnall, Sikes, Gardes, and 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. These 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 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.
  • Larry is a registered representative with 1st Global Capital Corporation.*
  • 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. He has also earned the title of Certified Valuation Analyst from the National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts, a designation which exhibits a high level of expertise and experience in business valuation.

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.

*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, Gardes & 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.