Chad M. Becnel


Chad Becnel, CPA/CITP, CGMA, is a Director in the P&N Accounting and Assurance Services Group. Prior to joining the firm in 2003, Chad worked with a large local accounting firm.

Chad is one of the firm's leaders in the training and the use of Computer Assisted Auditing Techniques (CAATs), which P&N utilizes extensively in its assurance engagements.

Additionally, Chad served on the Accounting and Review Services Committee (ARSC) of the AICPA from 2009-2012, which sets compilation and review standards for the profession. He was also selected in 2009 as a member of the inaugural class of the AICPA Leadership Academy. Awarded annually to fewer than 50 CPAs across the country, the invitation is extended to individuals showing a high level of leadership potential.

  • Education & Certifications
    • Certified Public Accountant
    • Certified Information Technology Professional
    • Chartered Global Management Accountant
    • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Nicholls State University
  • Professional Affiliations
    • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    • Member, Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants
    • Associate Member, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
    • Member, Accounting and Review Services Committee
    • Member, AICPA Leadership Academy - Inaugural Class
    • Member, Insurance Accounting & Systems Association
    • Member, Louisiana Association of Self Insured Employers
  • Civic Involvement
    • Board Member, Vice President and Treasurer, Baton Rouge Blues Festival & Foundation
    • Board Member, Treasurer, Dream Teachers
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