Debra M. Whitt
Phone 225.928.4770
Location Baton Rouge
Industries Construction & Real Estate, Financial Institutions & Banks, Small Business, Professional Services

Debra M. Whitt


Debra Whitt is a consulting tax partner and aids clients with complex tax transactions and planning. With more than 35 years of experience, clients depend on Debra for corporate tax planning, estate, gift and trust planning, mergers and acquisitions, succession and transition planning as well as assistance involving taxation of high-net-worth individuals. Her practice has an emphasis on construction, oil and gas, health care, financial institutions, and small businesses. In addition, Debra collaborates closely with clients to understand complex financial situations and develop solutions aimed at minimizing taxes and maximizing value.


  • 38 Years in Public Accounting
  • 20 Years with Hannis T. Bourgeois


  • B.S. Accounting— Louisiana State University-Shreveport

Professional & Civic Involvements: 

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA)
  • LCPA Tax Conference Committee, Former Chairman
  • LCPA New CPA Committee, Former Chairman
  • LCPA Tax Committee
  • LCPA Federal Tax Committee
Construction & Real Estate
Financial Institutions and Banks
Professional Services
Small Business