Mr. Poché is the Chief Financial Officer & Chief Compliance Officer at Bernhard Capital Partners (BCP). He serves as a member of the Investment Committee and Portfolio Company Review Committee. He oversees all aspects of finance, compliance, and financial reporting. Prior to joining BCP, Mr. Poché served as Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for The Shaw Group. Along with this role, Mr. Poché served as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the largest operating segment at Shaw, Shaw Power.
Before his time with Shaw, Mr. Poché spent 22 years as a Partner with Deloitte & Touche LLP. During his tenure at Deloitte, Mr. Poché served as Office Managing Partner and Professional Practice Director in New Orleans, Louisiana where he was responsible for all New Orleans marketplace activities for the assurance, tax, and consulting service lines. Prior to that, he was an Lead Client Service Partner in Houston, Texas where he worked with multi-national, Fortune 500 companies operating in the utility, services, and midstream sectors of the energy industry.
Mr. Poché received his B.S. in Accounting from Louisiana State University and is a Certified Public Accountant. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of St. Joseph’s Academy.
Mr. Poché resides in Baton Rouge, with his wife, Sharon, and three daughters.