Heartland Tax Professionals

Zane
Schulte

-President & CEO-

Zane

Zane leads all functions of the company including: sales, marketing, and strategic development. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations for the entire organization. Zane received his Bachelor of Science in business administration from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

BEJAN
POURTEYMOUR

-Executive Vice President-

Bejan

BJ leads various functions of the company including: accounting, human resources, and lead source alliance development. He is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations for the accounting and finance departments. BJ received his Bachelor of Arts in business economics from the University of California-Riverside.

Ian
Clark

-Managing Director Client Services-

Ian

Ian received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colorado, and a Juris Doctorate from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. While attending Thomas M. Cooley Law School, he received the following honors: Judicial Clerkship with the 55th District Court, Clinical and Practical Law Associate Editor, Mediation Certification, and Dean’s List. In 2007, Ian was admitted to the Colorado Bar. For over a decade, Ian has dedicated his professional career to resolving taxpayers’ outstanding liabilities, while championing ethical representation before taxing authorities. Often, he uses his mediation training to aide negotiations toward equitable resolutions.

Savanah
Solomon

-Business Development Manager-

Savanah

Since 2006, Savanah has dedicated her professional career to the tax resolution industry. Savanah’s main focus is strategic, forward thinking by setting goals and implementing objectives in order to develop and improve business, as well as customer satisfaction. In addition to business development, she is responsible for overseeing the documentation, lead and sales departments as well as recruiting for the entire organization. In her free time, she enjoys music, traveling, but most of all spending time with her loved ones.

ERIN
YOGERST

-Operations & Human Resources Manager-

Erin

Erin received her Associate Professional in Human Resources from the HR Certification Institute; she continues to use her expertise to ensure absolute compliance with the forever changing regulatory requirements. She strives to establish positive relationships with all employees and promotes balance between ownership/upper management and all employees. Erin graduated from the University of Colorado-Boulder with a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature where she participated in the Marching Band. Outside of work, Erin enjoys spending time in the sun, competing in volleyball tournaments in the mountains, and barbecuing with her family.

ADAM
BAUGHMAN

-Senior Associate-

ADAM

Adam Baughman is an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service and has been working in the tax relief field since 2008. Adam has a bachelor’s degree in psychology as well as a graduate degree. Adam prides himself on building strong and genuine relationships with his clients and assisting them in resolving their tax liabilities by providing caring, honest representation during what can be a stressful time.

JOHN
SCHUMACHER

-Senior Associate-

JOHN

John Schumacher is an Enrolled Agent with the Internal Revenue Service and has been working in the tax relief field since 2007. John takes great pride in consistently representing clients, resolving tax liabilities and protecting businesses and individuals during that time. John’s mission is to ensure that every client gets the service they deserve, and the protection they need, all while maintaining their peace of mind. John is also a dedicated family man. He has been married since 2001 and has three wonderful children.

Tiffani
Million

-Senior Associate-

TIFFANI

Tiffani Million is an Internal Revenue Service Enrolled Agent that has been providing professional guidance to her clients for over 12 years. Tiffani has the ability to create strong bonds with her clients and is willing to go the extra mile for each individual case that she encounters.

Charmagne
Ainsley

-Senior Associate-

CHARMAGNE

Charmagne is a licensed Enrolled Agent who has been providing professional tax representation for over six years. Charmagne prides herself on building genuine relationships with her clients while providing achievable results for their tax liabilities. In her free time, Charmagne enjoys spending time with her three daughters and watching football.

TRENT
FOSTER

-Senior Associate-

TRENT

Trent Foster graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s of Economics in 2007. Since that time, he has become an Enrolled Agent giving him the authority and knowledge base to negotiate with the Internal Revenue Service and State Taxing Authorities. Trent has obtained resolutions such as Installment Agreements, Offers in Compromise, Business Restructuring, Abatement of Penalties, and many other resolutions on cases with the IRS and nearly all 50 states.

JOHN
HAZLETT

-Senior Associate-

JOHN

John is a dedicated tax consultant with over 14 years of experience. He strives to build strong, positive rapport with clients to understand and meet their varying needs. John consistently provides multiple solutions to each client’s unique situation through detailed and organized financial analysis. John works in a thorough manner with the taxing authorities to successfully negotiate and resolve tax liability issues.

Jessica
Kamisato

-Associate-

Jessica

Jessica is a very dedicated Enrolled Agent, who has over 12 years of experience assisting clients in successfully resolving their tax issues. She is very passionate about her work and thrives on providing the best representation possible to our clients. Jessica always wants to ensure that clients feel comforted while going through what can be a very daunting process. In her free time she enjoys spending quality time with her family, being outdoors, watching the Denver Broncos, and attending Colorado Rockies games.

Kristina
Hammond

-Associate-

Kristina

Kristina Hammond has been in the tax resolution industry since 2009. As an Enrolled Agent, Kristina is passionate about providing quality representation to her clients, with the knowledge and understanding that each case is unique. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design and an Associate’s Degree in Architectural Drafting. In her free time she enjoys doing home improvement projects with her husband and spending time with her two kids.

Jessica
Thomas

-Case Manager-

Jessica

Jessica is a dedicated tax consultant with over 10 years of experience within the tax industry. She strives to build strong relations thru positive rapport with each client and their taxing authority. She prides herself on providing multiple solution options to each client’s unique situation through detailed and organized financial analysis and believe that communication is key. She has successfully negotiated and resolved tax liability issues for over 1,000 cases. Jessica is also a loving mother with two children under the age of 10. She lives the typical Colorado lifestyle filled with water, hiking, camping and concerts!

Juddi
Deal Real

-Case Manager-

Juddi

Juddi is a transplant from California where she was born and raised, and attended the California University of Monterey Bay. With over a decade of building strong, genuine client relationships, she prides herself in the rapport she’s built over the last seven years offering her support through their crusade for tax relief. As a tax consultant, Juddi strives to offer the best customer service while providing unparalleled tax relief services. When Juddi isn’t offering support to her clients, she enjoys spending time as an Auntie and catching baseball games.

Michelle
Sylvester

-Case Manager-

Michelle

Michelle attended Southern Nevada University with an emphasis on small business management. She has been working in the tax resolution industry since 2015 and is dedicated to delivering excellent representation. She prides herself on communication and believes that it's the key to a successful resolution. When not at work, Michelle spends her time with her 7 year old twins and looks forward to many adventures with them.

Katherine
Babinchak

-Case Manager-

Katherine

Kat graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2015, with a degree in Business Administration. Over the years working in tax resolution, Kat has helped hundreds of clients resolve their liabilities with both the Internal Revenue Service and almost all 50 states. Notably, Kat has secured Offers in Compromise, saving clients thousands of dollars, and negotiated for non-collectability status. She strives to build strong bonds with clients to better understand their unique situation and provides explanations through every step of the process. In her free time, Kat enjoys traveling, backpacking, and spending time with her two dogs.

Joseph
Boxler

-Case Manager-

Joseph

Joseph graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management with a Minor in Sociology. He has been in the tax resolution industry since 2014 and has resolved hundreds of State cases by placing them in Installment Agreements, Offer in Compromises, and Currently Not Collectible Statuses. Joseph strives to obtain the best possible resolutions for his clients and is continuously expanding his knowledge of both IRS and State taxing laws. In his spare time, Joseph enjoys playing music and doing outdoor activities with his dog.

Keith
Kilbey

-Case Manager-

Keith

Keith graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance and has spent the proceeding years exploring the financial industry. Keith worked for several years as a licensed investment representative and life insurance associate at a large investment company before becoming a business banking officer. Keith prides himself on growing successful relationships with clients and being a dependable resource for anything financial related.

Ciera
Madrid

-Case Manager-

Ciera

Ciera has been in the tax resolution industry for three years now. She has dedicated all of her time and effort to maintain a strong and genuine relationship with each and every one of her clients to better understand and help with their tax issues. Ciera’s mission is to provide the service clients deserve and strive for the protect they need during this stressful time. In her free time she enjoys out door activities such as, hiking, snowboarding, and playing competitive volleyball.

Emilie
Leister

-Case Manager-

Emilie

Emilie is a Colorado Native who has been in the Tax Resolution Industry since 2015. She prides herself in providing optimal support for all her clients and has worked on hundreds of cases with the Internal Revenue Service and almost all 50 states. She prioritizes communication with her clients above all as she understands that each case is unique, and building strong relationships is key. In her free time, she is an avid reader and enjoys spending time outdoors to go hiking, biking, and doing yoga.