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Michael Butz
Senior Tax Analyst
mbutz@manningsilverman.com
Mike is a Senior Tax Analyst with over 30 years experience in the industry. Mike provides his clients with tax planning, preparation and review services. He believes in long term relationships with clients through empathy and respect.

Before Manning Silverman, Mike spent 29 years with H&R Block.

In his leisure time, Mike enjoys bike riding and watching sports.

Bagya Shanmugam
Senior Tax Preparer
bagya@manningsilverman.com
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Bagya is a Senior Tax Preparer with over 15 years of experience in the tax industry. She is able to provide tax consulting for small businesses and self employed individuals, retirement planning, and IRS resolutions. If you have any questions related to taxes, Bagya is the one for the job!

Bagya started her career with H&R Block in 2003 and moved to Manning Silverman & Company in 2017. She is currently a Certified Acceptance Agent(CAA) and Notary Public. In addition, Bagya is an ITIN Specialist and is an expert for anyone international as she can assist with international returns, foreign student taxes, and is fluent in Tamil to help anyone from India, Sri Lanka, and Singapore.

In her free time, Bagya likes to spend time with her children, garden, and give back to the Hindu Mandir of Lake County through the non-for-profit she created.

Susann R. Ames, EA
Tax Advisor
sames@manningsilverman.com
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Susann is an Enrolled Agent with seventeen years in the tax business. She has always enjoyed helping others reach their personal financial goals. Susann started her career in the service industry, which has been very insightful when dealing with unique situations.

Susann is the proud wife of Joe, mother to Susan, Jeremy, Joseph, & Josh, and a “Susann” to Mabel and Ethel. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family vacationing, doing puzzles, playing games, and pool volleyball. After a medical condition in 2019, she is also on a new venture to better health and encouraging others to reach their full potential through health and wellness.

Ram P. Miglani, EA
Enrolled Agent
rmiglani@manningsilverman.com
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Ram holds a Master in Sociology and Law from India. He worked for the government of India at the Ministry of Defense and for the Judge Advocate General. He is also a quality engineer. Ram worked as quality assurance manager for 23 year at an international corporation.

In the U.S., Ram worked as a tax prepare for H&R Block from 1997 until 2006 when he became an enrolled agent. Ram transition to a Block Advisor at a premium office where he worked as a Master Tax Advisor until 2019. Ram joined Manning Silverman in 2020.

In his free time Ram enjoys bicycling and playing video games.

Cynthia Riley
Tax Advisor
criley@manningsilverman.com
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Cynthia Riley is a Tax and Business Advisor with 25 years of experience in the tax industry as both an advisor and instructor. She is experienced in tax planning, investments, real estate, IRS and state notices and audits. Cynthia enjoys working with her clients to help them achieve the best financial outcome, while making their experience as stress-free as possible. Her experience also includes 15 years in Accounting at Fortune 100 companies.

It is important to Cynthia to give back to her community. She was President of her local High School PTA, taught religious education, and was a Cub Scout leader. Cynthia is an active volunteer in
her children’s school, sports, and civic activities. Lastly, and most importantly, she is passionate about helping those in need.

Cynthia earned her Bachelors of Business Administration in Finance from St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN. She loves to spend time with her family, travel, read, and play board games.

Sandra Wilson, EA
Tax Advisor
swilson@manningsilverman.com
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Sandy is an Enrolled Agent and Tax and business Advisor. She is passionate about what she does and has spent 28 years helping and advising clients on tax strategies to assist her clients in reach their individual financial goals. She has taught various tax classes throughout her career and enjoys educating her clients on the current tax laws. She received her Bachelor’s degree in business management from DeVry University.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with friends and family and traveling whenever she can. She is an active member of her church and loves giving back to the community whenever the need arises.

Jacqueline Irvine
Tax Advisor
jirvine@manningsilverman.com
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Kenneth Krewer
Tax Advisor
kkrewer@manningsilverman.com
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Gerald Gerelt
Tax Advisor
gerelt@manningsilverman.com
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I speak Mongolian and English!

Elvia Hernandez, CAA
Tax Advisor
ehernandez@manningsilverman.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Julie Jiguur
Tax Advisor
jiguurmaa@manningsilverman.com
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I speak Mongolian and English!

Liz Weiss, CPA
Tax Advisor
lweiss@manningsilverman.com
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Deborah (Debbie) Alston
Tax Advisor
dalston@taxbeyond.com
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Debbie is a Tax Advisor with nine years of experience in the tax industry. She enjoys helping people understand tax theory and how to help her clients achieve the outcome they desire at tax time. She has also been working in accounts payable and accounts receivable for over twenty years.

Debbie received her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and then her Master’s in Accounting. In her spare time, she enjoys sewing/quilting, crochet, crafting and reading and traveling.

Esbeyde (Esbe) Campuzano Carranza
Tax Advisor
ecarranza@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Esbe is a Tax Advisor who began her tax career over seven years ago. She likes helping people understand the complexities involved in tax preparation and especially enjoys helping people with their tax planning needs. Esbe is fluent in Spanish and is able to assist with ITIN applications. She prides herself in maintaining long lasting relationships with her clients and attributes this to providing outstanding customer service.

Esbe holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a degree in Human Resources from Mexico. During her free time, she likes to watch movies, read comics, collect action figures, and spend time with her family and friends.

Piedad Hernandez
Tax Advisor
phernandez@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Piedad is bilingual and speaks both Spanish and English. She is a Tax and Business Advisor with over fifteen years of experience in the tax business. She holds two associate degrees and is currently studying Accounting.

In her free time, Piedad can be found spending time with her two daughters, watching the news, or studying.

Mariela Lopez
Tax Advisor
mlopez@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Mariela is a Tax and Business Advisor with over thirteen years of experience. Mariela speaks Spanish and works with self-employed individuals, retirees, property owners and is able to assist with ITIN applications. She and her husband own and manage three residential rental properties. Mariela enjoys the relationships she has formed through her tax work in her community and in her spare time she spends time with her husband and four children, plays volleyball and takes long walks.

Lesley Nurczyk, EA
Tax Advisor
lnurczyk@taxbeyond.com
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Lesley is a Tax and Business Advisor with Tax & Beyond with eight years of experience in the tax industry. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting from Robert Morris University. Lesley is an Enrolled Agent, enabling her to represent clients before the IRS.

Lesley enjoys interacting with customers, solving problems, and meeting their tax needs. Lesley’s combination of education and experience coupled with her client-centered focus ensures that clients are engaging a trustworthy, proficient tax advisor and preparer.

Lesley is married and the proud mother of four grown children. She enjoys interacting with her three grade-school age grandchildren and very recently welcomed two new infant grandchildren into the family.

Christine Moore Wilhelm
Tax Advisor
cwilhelm@taxbeyond.com
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Chris has been working in the tax industry for over twenty-two years, both as Tax Advisor and as an instructor. She is passionate about educating both her clients and other tax professionals about how to reduce tax liability as much as possible through careful tax and retirement planning. Her areas of expertise include: Investments, real estate, charitable giving, ITIN applications, retirement, small businesses, IRS and state notices and audits.

Chris learned to be humble and to have patience when she was in the hospitality business and she is a proud member of Local 150 Electrical union for 37 years leading the way for other females behind her.

Outside of work, her interests include swimming, anything to do with nature and gardening, walking on trails and when possible, climbing mountains. Chris has been giving back to her community for as long as she can remember. She often works the church rummage sales with her mom, she served as the Parent Teacher Organization president for the school her children attended for fifteen years, was a band mom and teacher’s helper as well.

Agustin Zavala
Tax Advisor

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I speak Spanish and English!

Agustin’s (AJ’s) education in Mexico was focused on small business administration and he has over eight years of experience in tax preparation. AJ spent twenty-two years in the pharmaceutical industry where his areas of expertise were balancing customer needs with inventory purchasing.

In addition, AJ is a professional commercial photographer, and he helps small businesses with their marketing materials.

AJ loves bicycling, kayaking, traveling and never leaves home without his camera!

Kim Butler
Tax Advisor
kbutler@taxbeyond.com
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Kim is a Tax Advisor with over twenty years in the tax business. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from American Public University, and enjoys utilizing her marketing skills, where thinking outside the box has been an asset. Kim is also a Certified Life Coach and has often used those skills to coach her clients in their business and tax decisions. Kim is an effective and spirited leader with a passion for helping others grow. She feels that her success is predicated on her ability to help others get to their next level in life, business and achieve whatever their goals and dreams are.

Kim is active in her church and works with the Youth Department. She enjoys working with non-profit organizations, whether assisting them in raising money, marketing, or helping them with their tax and general business challenges.

Kim loves spending time with her family, cooking and baking, reading, and watching any whodunnit shows that allow her to use her mind to figure out the guilty party!

Hilda Calderon
Tax Advisor
hcalderon@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Hilda is a Tax Advisor and Consultant with over eleven years of experience in the tax industry. She provides tax assistance for self-employed individuals, owners of rental property, ITIN applicants and those with education expenses. She can also help clients with their retirement planning needs. Hilda is fluent in Spanish.

In addition to her tax career, Hilda spent twenty-nine years in the insurance industry, working with both business and individual clients.

Hilda enjoys spending time with her family, including her twin girls. She believes that “If you work together, together you are better.”

Maribel Carrillo
Tax Advisor
mcarrillo@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Maribel has over twenty-seven years of experience in filing income taxes and is committed to finding the lowest tax liability based on each client’s situation. She enjoys working with taxpayers to educate them about their taxes and help them reach their financial goals. Maribel believes in building long-term relationships with clients through empathy and respect. Maribel speaks English and Spanish.

Maribel provides audit support and her areas of expertise include real estate, charitable giving, retirement income, multi-state Income, small businesses and education benefits.

During the summer, Maribel can often be found fishing with her son and family.

Maria O. Garcia
Tax Advisor
mgarcia@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Maria is a Tax Adviser and Notary Public. She is fluent in English and Spanish. With twenty years of experience in the industry, she enjoys helping people who are self-employed, own rental property or have business returns to file. Maria is driven by a need to not only help, but to take great care of her clients. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and in particular, watching movies together.

Aurora Gonzalez
Tax Advisor
agonzalez@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Aurora is a Tax Advisor with over ten years of experience in the industry. She is fluent in Spanish and English and provides tax consulting for the Latino community. Aurora works with owners of rental property, self-employed individuals and provides retirement planning. In her free time, Aurora enjoys shopping with her nieces and taking long walks.

Jeannettie Merchant
Tax Advisor
jmerchant@taxbeyond.com
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Jeannettie has over twenty years of experience in the tax industry. She prepares business and individual tax returns and consults with taxpayers about their tax situations. Jeannettie is able to resolve IRS as well as state tax authority notices and provides excellent client service. Jeannettie is passionate about her work and welcomes a challenge. She enjoys leveraging her expertise related to tax consequences of having investment income, real estate, international tax issues, retirement income and small businesses. She is also able to assist ITIN applicants, members of both the military and clergy.

Jeannettie has an associate degree in Accounting. In her free time, she enjoys reading, walking, fishing, watching the Bears, cooking with her husband and volunteering in community activities. She is a Trustee at her church and works with her daughter’s dance group as well.

Julieta Rosado
Tax Advisor
jrosado@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Julieta is a Tax and Business Advisor with over twenty years of experience in the tax industry. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Accounting from the University of Phoenix and has been a QuickBooks ProAdvisor since 2014. She is passionate about helping others and strives to provide the best tax planning service to individuals and small businesses. She also specializes in the ITIN application process and is fluent in Spanish.

In addition to working in the tax industry, Julieta also founded a consulting and bookkeeping business.

In her time off you will find Julieta cheering for her youngest son in a swim meet, volunteering for the wellness call center for Meals on Wheels or partaking in one of her favorite hobbies: painting, sewing and gardening.

Rose Mary Rosillo
Tax Advisor
rrosillo@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Rose Mary has over twenty-eight years of experience working with tax clients to help them maximize their savings and reach their financial goals. She has expertise in the areas of rental real estate, small businesses, education benefits and retirement and multi-state income.

Rose Mary speaks both Spanish and English and can often be found watching Cubs games in her free time.

Scott Krause, EA
Tax Advisor
skrause@taxbeyond.com
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Scott has been providing tax consulting and preparation services for twenty-five years to a broad range of business and individual clients. He has also taught advanced tax courses and minted over thirty new Enrolled Agents. Prior to that, Scott spent sixteen years in strategic analysis, portfolio management, and investment banking at two of the nation's largest commercial banks.

Scott is originally from downstate and earned his BA and MA in foreign language studies at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, as well as a PhD in Slavic linguistics, and an MBA in finance at the top of his class. His hobbies include bridge, volleyball, and gardening.

Matthew Butler
Tax Advisor
mbutler@taxbeyond.com
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Linda Fowler
Tax Advisor
lfowler@taxbeyond.com
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Laura Bentley
Tax Advisor
lbentley@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Laura is a Tax and Business Advisor who is dedicated to providing outstanding professional tax service with the highest degree of integrity. She enjoys partnering with her clients to solve their tax issues. With thirteen years of tax professional experience, her passion is helping individuals and small business owners minimize their tax liability by finding every deduction they are entitled to. Laura is bilingual, and speaks fluent Spanish.

Originally from El Salvador, Laura enjoys spending time with her family and cooking. She adores her two Chinese crested dogs and I has an admiration for horses. Laura also enjoys the outdoors and taking long walks on local trails. Her favorite times of the year are Fall and Christmas.

Kabeyia Lynn Jones
Tax Advisor
kjones@taxbeyond.com
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As a results-oriented Accounting Professional, Kabeyia has been meeting the accounting needs of corporations and individuals in the Pittsburgh area for over twenty years. As a Tax and Business Advisor, she also has a proven track record in accounts payable management, accounts receivable management, payroll, benefits administration, pension administration, bookkeeping, month-end/general ledger reporting and non-profit treasury experience. Kabeyia prides herself in effectively delivering tax and accounting services to help ensure accuracy and transparency. With her careful analytical mind as well as careful computational skills, she is able to perform precise auditing tasks, ensuring that financial transactions are accurately represented.

Kabeyia has provided services to a wide range of industries to include technology, insurance, manufacturing, healthcare, retail, transportation, trucking and much more. Her experience working with self-employed, small business, non-profit and government clients has allowed her to easily navigate the financial world, giving her clients sound advice for careful planning to fulfill their long-term and short-term goals. These diversified business capabilities make her ‘your preferred source for professional business and government services’ for tax and business solutions.

Vijayalakshmi Raghu
Tax Advisor
vraghu@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Hindi, Tamil, & English!

Vijji Raghu is a Tax and Business Advisor and her areas of expertise include: tax planning, investments, retirement planning, small businesses, multi-state income, ITIN applications, and international taxation. She is currently a member of the National Association of Tax Professionals. She has a Master's degree in both Chemistry and Education, and is fluent in Tamil and Hindi.

Vijji is very involved in community service and volunteering. She has served in the Board of Moms Association at the University of Illinois as VP of Scholarships and Awards and as the Director of Parent outreach/membership. She also served as the Treasurer in Women in Networking at the Lake Zurich Chamber of Commerce.

Vijji enjoys spending time with family, traveling, yoga, and exploring different cultures.

Jose Idrovo Bravo, EA
Tax Advisor
jidrovobravo@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Jose is a Tax and Business Advisor with over eight years of experience in the tax industry. He started his career with some general knowledge and became an Enrolled Agent with only one year under his belt. Jose quickly discovered a love for teaching taxes and has done that for seven years. His client focuses are small businesses, including self-employed individuals, international tax issues, and ITIN applications. Jose is committed to putting his clients first and helping them in all the ways he can - including tax consulting, accounting and payroll services and by providing wealth building techniques. In his free time, Jose enjoys spending time with family, rooting for the Bears, and keeping up with the latest technology and pc games.

Octavia Flippin, MBA, EA
Tax Advisor
oflippin@taxbeyond.com
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Octavia serves as a Tax Advisor and Enrolled Agent with over twenty years of experience in the tax industry. She has vast experience with tax planning and advising; along with tax preparation for both individual and small business/rental clients.

Octavia started her tax consulting career in 1999, while also working as a Certified Project Manager in the Information Technology field. Within the tax industry, Octavia has also served as an Instructor, Office Leader and District Manager Assistant. Her can-do attitude, enthusiasm for her work, and leadership abilities come together to make Octavia a strong partner for her clients’ tax and financial needs.

Outside of work, Octavia enjoys spending quality time with her young daughter. Some of her other interests include photography, jewelry making, and cooking.

Lillian Gonzalez
Tax Advisor
lgonzalez@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Lillian is a Tax and Business Specialist and has been taking care of clients and preparing individual tax returns for seven years. She loves to build great relationships with all her clients and works hard to make sure her clients receive the best outcome possible. Lillian also has experience managing offices and before that, she worked for the clerk of the circuit court of cook county for twenty-three years. Once she discovered her passion for tax work, she left the clerk’s office and never looked back.

Lillian has been married to her high school sweetheart for thirty-three years and they have three children and one grandson. In her spare time, she loves to travel and watch her favorite baseball team play (GO CUBS!).

Lillian is bilingual and speaks fluent Spanish.

Jessica Guerrero
Tax Advisor
jguerrero@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Jessica is a Tax Consultant with over ten years of experience in the tax industry. Jessica enjoys helping her clients through tax planning, preparation and review. She also works with ITIN applicants. Jessica believes that clients make the best decisions when equipped with all the relevant information and is committed to providing that for them.

Jessica grew up in a small town in Mexico where everyone knew everyone. She is the proud mother of four, loves dogs, enjoys cooking out and volunteers with her church.

Richard A. LaPoint, EA
Tax Advisor
rlapoint@taxbeyond.com
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Dick is a Tax Consultant with eighteen years of experience in the tax industry. In addition to being an Enrolled Agent, Dick has over thirty-five years of investment experience, working with investment managers. He is experienced with sole proprietorships, partnerships, both C and S corporation, trusts and estates, not-for-profit organizations and gift tax returns. Dick is dedicated to building relationships through whatever effort is necessary to meet the client’s tax and business needs.

Dick earned BA and MBA degrees at Dartmouth College and its Amos Tuck Business School. His interest in small businesses began when he was the Advertising Manager and then the Business Manager for the college newspaper. He is a political nerd, a wannabe techie, and an athletic dilletante in his spare time. Dick’s three children are fully grown, and his Grandson is a look-a-like (Dick will show you the comparison pictures).

Midna Noriega
Tax Advisor
mnoriega@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Midna has been a Tax Advisor for over ten years and works with individuals and small businesses. Midna is fluent in both Spanish and English. She enjoys her work because it allows her to play a significant role in the financial lives of her clients. In addition to tax preparation, Midna processes ITIN applications, provides tax planning advice and helps taxpayers seeking resolution with IRS notices and audits. Her background also includes work as a bookkeeper, payroll coordinator, and billing specialist. She is proactive, organized, and pays attention to details!

Midna loves to brain-storm with her clients to come up solutions that help them thrive. She is passionate about the customer service she provides, as she believes in building long-term relationships through empathy and respect.

Midna is a wife, mother of two, grandmother of four and enjoys spending time with her family. In addition, she loves to travel, play games, watch movies and give back to her Latino community.

Claudette Robinson, EA
Tax Advisor
crobinson@taxbeyond.com
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Claudette is a tax advisor with over ten years of experience in the tax industry. Her background includes over twenty years of general accounting, accounts payable, account receivables, payroll, and business management expertise across various industries. Claudette prepares individual, small business, sole proprietor and investment property returns.

Claudette is an Enrolled Agent authorized to represent taxpayers before the IRS. Claudette also has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from National Louis University. She is actively working to become a real estate broker as well.

Originally from Jamaica, Claudette enjoys listening to reggae music, eating cuisine from around the world, traveling, interior decorating, shopping and spending time with friends and family. Client retention is important to her and as such she believes in treating each client with respect and professionalism and providing a great client experience.

Queen E. Teague, EA
Tax Advisor
qteague@taxbeyond.com
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Queen is a Tax Consultant with over thirty-six years of experience. She has instructed tax classes for over twenty-five years. Queen became an Enrolled Agent in 2003 and is also a Notary Public. She provides tax consulting for small businesses and self-employed individuals. Queen also specializes in rental, investment and retirement income, represents clients with tax audits and IRS notices. Queen started her tax career in 1984 and recently joined Tax & Beyond. In addition to her tax career, she spent several years working as an executive secretary at Sears Headquarters. Queen likes to spend time with her husband, daughter, grandchildren and extended family. Playing dominoes, cards and cooking are also some of her favorite things to do.

Angelica Canchola
Tax Advisor
acanchola@manningsilverman.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Livia A. Sanchez
Tax Advisor
lsanchez@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Celia Diaz
Tax Advisor
cdiaz@taxbeyond.com
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Celia is a Tax and Business Consultant with over twenty-five years in the tax business. Celia can assist you with your individual and business tax planning and preparation.

In her free time, Celia enjoys reading, playing board games, and anything that involves her family including three children and one grandchild.

Rosalba Ferreira
Tax Advisor
rferreira@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Rosalba Ferreira is a Tax Analyst with over eight years in the tax industry. She specializes in small businesses, retirement planning, ITIN applications and resolving IRS issues. Rosalba is fluent in Spanish.

Rosalba enjoys spending time with family, dancing, singing, playing Monopoly and cooking.

Maria Elena Hernandez
Tax Advisor
mhernandez@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

With a passion for numbers and accounting, Maria began her tax work over seventeen years ago. She enjoys creating a stress-free tax preparation experience for her clients. Maria also enjoys puzzles, music and spending time with her family.

Guadalupe (Lupe) Perez
Tax Advisor
lperez@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Lupe has been preparing tax returns for over five years. She can help with both business and individual tax returns. Lupe is dedicated to making sure that no tax savings opportunity is left behind! In addition to her tax work, Lupe has been managing people for over fifteen years.

Most of her personal time is spent with her five children, with whom she enjoys watching movies, baking and playing board games.

Jose Alan Perez Zamudio
Tax Advisor
jperez@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Jose is a Tax and Business Advisor who began his tax career in 2013. He has focused on helping self-employed individuals, owners of rental real estate and people seeking ITINs.

Jose graduated from Aurora University with a Master’s in Accountancy. In addition to his tax experience, he has worked as a Staff Accountant where he filed sales tax returns and managed the record keeping for payroll. Jose is organized and detail focused.

Jose enjoys the outdoors and spending time with his family.

Byron Chua
Tax Advisor
bchua@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish, Portuguese, and English!

Byron is a Tax Consultant and has been preparing tax returns for seven years and spent twenty years working as a Business Development Consultant and Marketing and Sales Manager. Byron studied Systems Engineering and has an associate degree in Accounting with a specialization in Project Formulation and Evaluation in Guatemala City. Byron is also a Professor in the area of Administrative Theory, Marketing and Mathematics at the Mariano Gálvez and Panamericana Universities.

Byron speaks Spanish, Portuguese and English, and enjoys working closely with people. His hobbies include reading and conducting research.

Milan Pederson
Tax Advisor
mpederson@taxbeyond.com
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Milan is a tax consultant with two years of experience in personal and small business tax preparation. In addition, he has over thirty years of experience in business management and customer service. His main concern is his client's needs and growth. In his spare time, he enjoys family, fishing, golf and continuing education in all areas of business.

Don Coduto
Tax Advisor
dcoduto@taxbeyond.com
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Don Coduto has worked in the tax industry for twenty years and seventeen of those years as a manager. Don is a Tax Advisor who enjoys helping clients with tax planning and small business consulting.

Don believes in building long-term relationships with his clients and considers them to be part of his family.

In Don's free time he enjoys sports, playing golf, and on occasionally, sings a little karaoke.

Dawn Cohen
Tax Advisor
dcohen@taxbeyond.com
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Dawn has been a Tax Advisor for thirteen years. The deep connection that she makes with her clients has brought years of happiness and fulfillment to her. She loves to go above and beyond to make her clients feel like they are the only ones that matter.

Dawn prepares tax returns for small businesses, self -employed individuals, military personnel and owners of rental real estate. In addition, Dawn leads her team so they can focus 100% of their attention on their clients.

In her free time, Dawn loves to paint both old and new things. She is also an avid animal lover. When vacationing, the beach is where you will find her!

Teresa Miranda
Tax Advisor

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Anna Marie Waldron
Tax Advisor
awaldron@taxbeyond.com
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Ludivina (Ludie) Lujen
Tax Advisor
llujen@taxbeyond.com
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Ludie is a Tax Advisor with over twelve years of experience in the tax industry. Her background consists of over eighteen years of medical management and customer service. She is able to provide tax consulting for small businesses and self-employed individuals. Lu also provides retirement planning advice and prepares ITIN applications. She utilizes her skills in leadership to connect with the communities that she serves.

Ludie has been an instructor both of tax courses and Spanish medical terminology courses through Louis University. She is fluent in speaking and transcribing Spanish.

Ludie prides herself in working with companies that invest back into the community, as community outreach is important to her. She is fully devoted to her clients’ needs knowing that helping them today will have a positive impact on their future. She believes that taking the extra time to plan ahead will pay off down the road.

In her off time, Ludie enjoys spending time with her family and two cats, Mufasa and MJ.

Claudia Popoca
Tax Advisor
cpopoca@taxbeyond.com
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I speak Spanish and English!

Claudia is a fully bilingual Tax Advisor (Spanish and English) with Tax & Beyond and has been preparing individual taxes for over 14 years. She is from Sonora, Mexico and is extremely proud of her Mexican heritage. She specializes in ITIN applications and renewals, rental real estate, retirement, small business and self-employed individuals. She loves to work together with her clients to get the maximum refund they are entitled by tirelessly looking for all the credits and deductions allowable to them by law.

Claudia is married and has 7 children and 7 grandchildren, and her favorite sports team is the Chicago Bears.

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