Dare joined Heard, McElroy & Vestal in 1991 and was elected partner in 2001. Dare specializes in taxation and retirement plan services with significant experience in Qualified and Non-Qualified Retirement Plans, ESOPs, and employee benefit administration. Dare currently serves as the Partner-in-Charge of the firm’s Retirement Plan Services Department in our Shreveport office.

Dare has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Southern Methodist University. In addition, Dare holds the designation CGMA – Chartered Global Management Accountant – which recognizes the unique role of combining accounting and financial expertise with strategic insight to guide better business decisions.

Professional Associations/Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants (LCPA), Former President of Shreveport Chapter, Former Member of Ethics Committee

Community Associations/Memberships

  • Caddo Bossier Cancer Foundation League, Treasurer
  • Shreveport Implementation and Redevelopment Authority, Treasurer, Former Board Member
  • Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center, Former Treasurer, Former Chairman of the Board
  • MLK Health Center, Board Member, Former Treasurer

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