Diana joined Heard, McElroy & Vestal in October 2015. Prior to working at HMV, Diana was employed by Smith Pugh & Seal, which merged with HMV in 2015. Diana serves as an audit manager and accounting services manager at the Shreveport location. As an audit manager, she manages audits of financial institutions, construction contractors, and closely held businesses. Other responsibilities include preparation and review of financial statements in compliance with GAAP requirements, research and resolution of client accounting issues, and identification of potential internal control improvements. As the accounting services manager, she manages workflows for payroll, payroll tax, sales tax, and client bookkeeping services.
Diana graduated from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She holds the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) designation from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is a Notary Public. Diana’s professional associations and memberships include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants (LCPA), the Associations of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), and the American Association of Notaries.
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