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About Stephen P Higgins CPA Firm


Stephen Higgins, a Nicholls State University alumnus from the class of 1980, achieved his CPA designation in 1983. Following the unfortunate passing of his father in 1987, he assumed leadership of the family accounting firm. With decades of experience under his belt, Stephen seamlessly combines traditional expertise with contemporary insights. His unwavering commitment to financial stewardship ensures clients receive top-tier guidance in navigating complex financial landscapes. Stephen has been a long time member of the Kiwanis of West Jefferson, and currently serves as Treasurer.


Meet Dylan Chesterman, a distinguished graduate of LSU who completed his B.S. in Accounting Magna Cum Laude in 2020. Currently on track to complete his Master's degree in Accounting from University of Louisiana Lafayette in December 2023, Dylan exemplifies a dedication to academic excellence. Having already conquered the first of four CPA exams, his pursuit of professional accreditation is well underway.


Melissa Percle brings a decade of experience to her role as a bookkeeper. Her tenure alongside Steve for ten years underscores her commitment to the organization and her clients. With a keen eye for detail, Melissa plays a crucial role in maintaining accurate financial records. Her expertise ensures the smooth operation of financial processes within the company.

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