Elena Lavigne has been a CPA for over ten years. Prior to starting her own firm, Elena worked in public accounting for several years with another local CPA firm. After graduating from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, she worked for the State of Louisiana as a bank examiner and legislative auditor. Elena is also commissioned as a Notary Public for the State of Louisiana. In 2017, Elena completed the Financial Coach Master Training with Ramsey Financial Solutions.
Elena lives in Walker with her husband, Thadd who is a Nurse Practitioner at North Oaks. They have 2 children, Lucas and Reagan, and are members of Live Oak Baptist Church. Elena also serves as Treasurer for the Eastern Louisiana Baptist Association.
Heather G. Pitarro, is a CPA at Elena Lavigne, CPA, LLC and has more than 16 years of experience in healthcare finance, physician practice management and public accounting. Heather is a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration. Prior to joining the firm, Heather served as a manager at a Baton Rouge firm and a regional director for a local health system for more than nine years. She began her career as an auditor in public accounting and uses her experience in public accounting, reporting, budgeting, cost accounting, labor management, charge master review, and business advisory services to apply a high level of service to her clients.
Heather is a former president of the Rotary Club of Livingston Parish. She is also a graduate of the Leadership Livingston class of 2013-2014.
Heather resides in Walker, Louisiana with her spouse, Scott Pitarro, who is a Physical Therapist at Lewy Physical Therapy. They have two children Ava and Rhett. They are also members of Immaculate Conception Church in Denham Springs.
Heather Andricain is a bookkeeper at Elena Lavigne, CPA, LLC. Prior to joining our team, Heather worked as a bookkeeper and office Manager in the construction industry for 7 years and listings manager for Collins Group Realty in Hilton Head, SC for 6 years. After graduating from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration Management and a minor in Marketing, she worked for Walt Disney World then went on to join the design team for Islands of Adventure, Universal Studios. Heather is also commissioned as a Notary Public for the State of Louisiana.
Heather lives in Baton Rouge with her husband, Juan who is a real estate broker with KDK Realty. They have 4 children and are members of Istrouma Baptist Church.