Prior to joining Heard, McElroy & Vestal in July 2015, Darin was employed by Smith Pugh & Seal LLP. He joined the Shreveport based firm in 1999, where he became a partner and worked for 16 years. He specializes in taxation with significant experience in the financial and retail industries. Darin previously served as the Partner-in-Charge of the Accounting Services department and currently serves as the Partner-in-Charge of the Tax department.

Originally from Pine, Louisiana, Darin has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. In addition, Darin 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)

Community Associations/Memberships

  • North Louisiana Economic Partnership, Board of Directors Member
  • Independence Bowl Foundation, Board of Directors, Former Executive Committee Member and 2017 Bowl Chairman

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