Our Team

We are a group of experienced Deaf tax professionals fluent in American Sign Language that specializes in all types of personal tax preparation services for individuals, married couples, and trusts to businesses, non-profits, and small corporations in all 50 States of the U.S.

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Joshua R. Beal

Charles R. Sterling

Associated Preparer for Region 1 (ME, MA, NH, CT, RI)

Joseph Mattiace

Associated Preparer for Region 2 (NY, NJ)

Maria Nikolaou

Associated Preparer for Region 3 (PA, OH, KY, DE)

Maribeth Emmons

Associated Preparer for Region 4 (WV, NC, SC, TN)

Pamela Singleton

Associated Preparer for Region 5 (AL, GA, FL, MS)

Renato Sindicic

Associated Preparer for Region 5 (AL, GA, FL, MS)

Magaly Morales

Associated Preparer for Region 6 (MI, IN, WI, MN)

Bert Pickell

Associated Preparer for Region 7 (MI, IN, WI, MN)

Seung-Hoon Ki

Associated Preparer for Region 8 (CO, KS, NE, OK, WY)

Jason Gunderson

Associated Preparer for Region 9 (TX)

Wesley Singleton

Associated Preparer for Region 9 (TX)

Masha Lahun

Associated Preparer for Region 10 (WA, OR, ID)

Perseus McDaniel

Associated Preparer for Region 11 (UT, AZ, NM, NV)

Gina Burnaugh

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Joshua R. Beal

Founder of DeafTax.com in 2007 and oversees all areas of operations for the tax services. Joshua acquired his MBA in Entrepreneurship from RIT as a Professional Fellow Scholar and received his BA in Economics from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. He previously worked at the World Bank and Hawaii State Legislature before joining Schwarz Financial Services LLC in 2005.

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Charles R. Sterling

Charles has been with DeafTax since 2008. He is responsible for DC DeafTax office near Gallaudet University. Charles is specialized in tax preparation, bookkeeping, nonprofit consulting, and business & organization setup and compliance. Charles is also licensed DC notary agent. Charles graduated from RIT with MBA in Finance and BS in Business  Management.

Associated Preparer for Region 1 (ME, MA, NH, CT, RI)

Joseph Mattiace

Based in Boston, MA

States served: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island

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Associated Preparer for Region 2 (NY, NJ)

Maria Nikolaou

Based in Rochester, NY

States served: New York and New Jersey

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Associated Preparer for Region 3 (PA, OH, KY, DE)

Maribeth Emmons

Based in Philadelphia, PA

States served: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, Delaware

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Associated Preparer for Region 4 (WV, NC, SC, TN)

Pamela Singleton

Based in Nashville, TN

States served: West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee

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Associated Preparer for Region 5 (AL, GA, FL, MS)

Renato Sindicic

Based in St. Augustine, FL

States served: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi

Associated Preparer for Region 5 (AL, GA, FL, MS)

Magaly Morales

Based in Tampa, FL

States served: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi

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Associated Preparer for Region 6 (MI, IN, WI, MN)

Bert Pickell

Based in Indianapolis, IN

States served: Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota

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Associated Preparer for Region 7 (MI, IN, WI, MN)

Seung-Hoon Ki

Based in Chicago, IL

States served: Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana

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Associated Preparer for Region 8 (CO, KS, NE, OK, WY)

Jason Gunderson

Based in Colorado Springs, CO

States Served: Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Wyoming

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Associated Preparer for Region 9 (TX)

Wesley Singleton

Based in Austin, TX

States Served: Texas

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Associated Preparer for Region 9 (TX)

Masha Lahun

Based in Fort Worth, TX

States Served: Texas

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Associated Preparer for Region 10 (WA, OR, ID)

Perseus McDaniel

Based in Seattle, WA

States Served: Washington, Oregon, Idaho

Associated Preparer for Region 11 (UT, AZ, NM, NV)

Gina Burnaugh

Based in Reno, NV

States Served: Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Nevada

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