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Who We Are

Our goal at Bruce Harrell and Company is to provide the best accounting, tax, financial, and management services possible--all tailored to meet the objectives of each client.


Our philosophy of business is based upon the following commitments:


  • To provide quality services on a timely basis and at a reasonable cost

  • To be associated with reputable, growing organizations and to help them achieve their optimum economic potentials

  • To participate and contribute to the social, business and professional communities which sustain us

  • To value personal and professional relationships with our clients 

  • To be a firm that is enjoyable to work for and rewarding to work with

Bruce C. Harrell, CPA

Bruce Harrell, the founder and principal of the firm, is a native and longtime resident of Tangipahoa Parish.  He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Southeastern Louisiana University (SLU) in 1972 and became a Louisiana Certified Public Accountant in 1975.  He is also licensed to practice in Mississippi.  Bruce serves as the Partner-in-Charge of all engagements.


Mr. Harrell is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Society of Louisiana CPAs (LCPA) and the Mississippi Society of CPAs. He is past president of the North Shore Chapter of the LCPA and is a past member of the LCPA Board of Directors. He has served on numerous LCPA committees (including past and present service on the Governmental Accounting and Auditing Committee).


About Bruce Harrell and Company


Bruce Harrell & Company is a local firm of independent certified public accountants, licensed to conduct business in Louisiana and Mississippi. The firm members have been in the practice of public accounting in Louisiana since the early 1970's, and maintain offices in Kentwood and Hammond, Louisiana.


As a full-service professional firm, Bruce Harrell & Company offers more than standard accounting services. We provide complete business consulting services to both individuals and a broad client base of companies in diverse industries.  


Since our firm was founded in 1977, we have grown gradually and sensibly, expanding both the geographical area we serve and the services we provide. We're proud to be recognized as one of the leading providers of auditing and technology advisory services to local governmental units and small businesses in our practice area.


Clients trust in our professionalism. That is the key to our success. Our efforts on your behalf are based on a serious, knowledge-based approach that best positions you and your objectives for long-term financial success.


Please take a moment to learn more about the professionals at Bruce Harrell and Company.

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