LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors
 Expands Risk Advisory Practice Area

Metairie, La.-based LaPorte CPAs & Business Advisors (FY13 net revenue of $21.4 million) has announced the expansion of its risk advisory services practice area, including the addition of two new directors who will co-lead the practice.

“Responding to the increasing control and security risks in the business environment and our professional commitment to anticipating our clients’ needs, LaPorte had no hesitation in making this significant investment in risk advisory services,” says William “Ted” Mason, president and CEO of LaPorte. “We are particularly pleased with the high-level professionals who are now leading this practice.”

Joining the firm as co-leaders are Sonny D. Brandtner and Lynnette Richmann, who have Big 4 partner experience and the tools and insight to improve C-level decision-making, control risks and generate improved performance, the firm says. Brandtner’s primary industry focus is on energy, and Richmann’s is on health care and information technology.