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  • 3515 North Arnoult Road
  • Metairie, LA 70002
  • Main Number: (504) 568-0086
  • Fax: (504) 568-0102
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Elliott M. Bain, CPA

  • Direct Line: (504) 210-3318
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Elliott M. Bain co-founded Bain, Freibaum, & Co., L.L.C. in 1965.

Elliott graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He is licensed to practice in Louisiana. He specializes in litigation support, general business consulting, estate planning, and taxation of individuals, corporations, and partnerships. 

Elliott is a member of the American Institue of Certified Public Accountants, the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants, the Taxation Section of American Institute of CPAs, the Management Services Section of American Institute of CPAs, and the National Association of Forensic Economics. He is a fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute and an associate of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. 

His professional activities include past President of Tulane Association of Business Alumni, retired Commander of the United States Naval Reserve, former director on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Accountants, and recognition by the National Registry of Who's Who.

Elliott has had lifelong involvement in community service. He served on the Board of Trustees for the Louise S. Davis School for Special Children. He participated in New Orleans Community Service Center, Jewish Family Service, Jewish Endowment Fund, Gates of Prayer Synagogue, and Henry S. Jacobs Camp Committee. He is a past Board Member and Vice President of Touro Synagogue. 

Joli Sietzen Florane, CPA

Accounting Manager
  • Direct Line: (504) 210-2028
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Joli Florane has practiced at Bain, Freibaum & Co. since March 2004, and she currently serves as the Accounting Manager. 

Joli graduated from Andrew Jackson Fundamental Magnet High School in Chalmette. She then attended the University of New Orleans, where she received a B.S in Accounting, Finance, and Business Administration with a minor in Management in August 2004. After graduation, Joli pursued her CPA license, and became certified in October 2005.

Joli takes pride in being associated with Louisiana, especially the New Orleans area. She is actively involved in the community and serves as a contributing member of the Audubon Zoo and the Louisiana Children’s Museum.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants. 

Chad Moncrief, CPA, M.Tx.

Tax Manager
  • Direct Line: (504) 210-3316
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Chad Moncrief has practiced with Bain Freibaum & Co. since 2005.  He primarily practices in the areas of income taxation (individual & nonindividuals), business consulting, and estate planning.  

He actively volunteers with local chapters of Ducks Unlimited, Coastal Conservation Association, Boys Scouts of Louisiana and St. Catherine of Siena, frequently serving on the Boards of Directors.

He is a native of Louisiana and graduate of Neville High School in Monroe. He attended Louisiana State University where he received a B.A. in Accounting. Upon graduating in 2004, he attended the University of New Orleans, where he graduated in 2005 with a Master of Science in Accounting with a concentration in Taxation.

He is as an avid sportsman and enjoys spending time with his wife and four children in the outdoors, attending their many activities and sporting events.

Chad is also a member of the American Institute of CPAs and the Louisiana Society of CPAs.

Gina Kaupp, CPA

Senior Accountant
  • Direct Line: (504) 210-2027
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Gina Kaupp has practiced at Bain, Freibaum & Co. since January 2011 part-time, after retiring from KPMG.

Gina graduated from Archbishop Chapelle High School in 1986. She then attended the University of New Orleans where she received a B.S. in Accounting in May of 1990. After graduation, Gina pursued her CPA license and became certified in November 1990.

Gina is actively involved in the community, serves as the Treasurer of various clubs at St. Ann, and is on the Alumnae board at Archbishop Chapelle High School.

She is a member of the Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants.

Tiffani Serven Trepagnier, CPA

Staff Accountant
  • Direct: (504) 210-2017
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Tiffani started practicing at Bain, Freibaum & Co. in July of 2017.

She graduated St. Charles Catholic High School in 2011. She then attended the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where she graduated with honors of magna cum laude and received her B.S. in Accounting in December of 2015.

She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and Louisiana Society of CPAs.

Rhonda Florane

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Rhonda Florane has been the Administrator at Bain, Freibaum & Co. since July 2013.

Rhonda was born and raised in New Orleans and currently resides in Chalmette. In her free time she enjoys volunteering with the Chalmette High School Marching Band’s Parents Club and spending time with family.

Scott Jenkins, CPA

Staff Accountant
  • Direct: (504) 210-3314
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Scott has over a decade of professional managerial experience as well as a diverse understanding of several industries and governmental operations. He has formerly worked in the audit department at the LA Department of Revenue, as external auditor at a regional CPA firm, and the controller at a local area Parish School Board.

Marvis Eckhart

Payroll & Billing Admin.
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Gus Freibaum, Jr., CPA

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