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Tommy Freel Named New Shareholder

Thomas E. Freel, CPA-Shareholder

Thomas (Tommy) E. Freel, CPA, has been promoted to shareholder with LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors. He is a Director of Tax Services, Co-Leader of the firm’s Financial Services Industry Group, and the Tax Services technical leader for accounting methods and S-Corporations. Tommy began his professional career with LaPorte as an intern in 2001.

As a leader in the LaPorte Baton Rouge office, Tommy provides tax planning and compliance services to corporations, S corporations, partnerships, and individuals. He serves clients across a broad range of industries and enjoys helping them navigate the many stages of their business lifecycles including advising on entity selection and changes in ownership.

Outside of his professional work, Tommy works tirelessly to make his community a better place. He is a member and past treasurer of the Board of Governors for the Boys & Girls Club of Metro Louisiana. He is involved with St George Catholic School and Church and also coaches his son’s sport teams. Additionally, Tommy is a graduate of the Leadership Baton Rouge program.

“I am thrilled for Tommy and he will make a great addition to our shareholder group,” said Eric E. Bosch, President and CEO. “His commitment to providing exceptional client service and willingness to volunteer his time and talents in the community make him a leader I am proud to welcome to our shareholder group.”

Established over 75 years ago, LaPorte is the largest independent accounting and business consulting firm headquartered in Louisiana. With over 180 personnel in Louisiana and Texas, LaPorte was ranked 13th of 24 on Accounting Today’s “2023 Regional Leaders” among Gulf Coast firms. A full service firm, LaPorte provides accounting, audit and assurance, business consulting, and tax planning and compliance. For more information, visit our Firm Profile.

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