With over 30 years experience in the accounting industry, Connie has a strong background in audit and assurance services, specifically those pertaining to financial institutions and employee benefit plans.

Connie graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She began her career in the audit department of Arthur Young & Company in Fort Worth, TX and joined Martin, Harrison, and Smallwood, LLP in 1982, where she became partner. With the December 2009 merger of Martin, Harrison, and Smallwood and Heard, McElroy and Vestal, Connie was admitted to the partnership of Heard, McElroy and Vestal.

Professional Associations/Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Louisiana Society of Certified Public Accountants (LCPA)

Community Associations/Memberships

  • Miss Louisiana Scholarship Organization, Treasurer
  • Northminster Church, Treasurer

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