Ernest has been in the tax industry since 1990. He began as a tax preparer, and later joined a service bureau. Ernest is based out of Houston, Texas. He has the advantage of being both a TaxSlayer Pro customer and account manager. Ernest manages accounts from multiple states, including many service bureaus. He is also bilingual. Since he works out of the Augusta, Georgia office, his primary method of contact is his cell phone. Ernest has been married to his wife Patsy for over 21 years and has a beautiful 14 year old daughter. When he’s not at work, Ernest can be found on the sidelines of all of his daughter’s school and sports activities, as well as biking and gardening.
Sarah manages Idaho, Maryland, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, and Vermont. She has managed a tax office and worked in the tax industry for over 30 years. Sarah is an Enrolled Agent and licensed in Life and Property and Casualty Insurance. She attended Augusta State University. Sarah is married with two boys and four grandsons. She loves spending time at the beach at Hilton Head Island with her family and friends.
Dante is in his third year with TaxSlayer Pro. In addition to managing California, Nevada, New Mexico, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Ohio, and Wisconsin, Dante manages all of our Hispanic accounts. Born in Lima, Peru, Dante has a background in tax preparation as well as an International Business degree from University of Lima. He moved to Athens, Georgia as a child and is a huge Georgia Bulldogs fan. Dante married his wonderful wife last August. While they do not have children yet, they do have two dogs, one rescue and one boxer, and three cats – they are definitely animal lovers!
Cody joined TaxSlayer Pro in 2011 as an Account Manager with the sales team. He manages accounts in New York, Alabama, Tennessee, New Jersey, Kentucky, Minnesota, West Virginia, Oregon, and Alaska. Cody comes from a historic country music family in the Carter Family Fold. However, Cody is not musically talented like most of his family. He enjoys playing golf, traveling, and spending time with family.
Keith handles customer accounts in Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, North Carolina, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Washington. Keith is a graduate of Augusta State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. His primary focus is helping his clients grow their business. When Keith is away from work he can usually be found at one of his daughter’s many after school sporting events and activities or on a local golf course.
Kim Hensley has been with TaxSlayer since 2010 after earning an Accounting Degree from Augusta State University. She has worked in a busy tax office and loves working with tax professionals. Kim manages customer accounts in Arizona, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Mississippi, and New Hampshire. Her primary focus is helping preparers grow their business and reach all of their goals. Her personal goal is to make every day an adventure. She enjoys playing at the park with her daughter each weekend, scuba diving with her husband, and keeping up with every episode of Survivor.
Chris joined TaxSlayer Pro a year ago as a sales assistant and is now an account manager. Chris’s territory includes: Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Montana, North and South Dakota, District of Columbia, and Wyoming. Chris graduated from the University of Arkansas (Go Hogs) with a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in Business Administration. He also has a Master’s degree in Education from Augusta State University. Chris has two children, a 16 year old son and a seven year old daughter. He has an awesome wife named Jennifer. When Chris isn’t working he loves to mountain bike, travel, BBQ, and volunteer for various political and charitable organizations.
Richard began working for TaxSlayer Pro over 18 years ago. He originally began working as a tax preparer in one TaxSlayer’s 20 family owned tax offices. Richard worked his way up to tax office Assistant Manager and began selling TaxSlayer Pro Tax Software in 1999. In 2001, he became the Manager of the Rhodes Murphy tax office and later became the Assistant Sales Manager for TaxSlayer Pro Sales. In 2012, Richard got out of the tax preparation business and became the full time Director of Sales for TaxSlayer Pro.
Richard resides in Augusta Georgia and lives only five miles from TaxSlayer Corporate office (he loves the commute). He is married and has two children. Richard and his wife are celebrating 15 years of marriage this year. When Richard is not working at TaxSlayer he is watching one of his children swim or play soccer. When he has free time he enjoys playing golf or going fishing.
Juanita joined the TaxSlayer Pro family full time in 2002, after working two years as a seasonal employee. In 2005, she received her Enrolled Agent certificate, which she has kept current through the years. She currently holds the position of Administrative Assistant for VP and Sales. As part of this position, she also works as a liaison between TaxSlayer Pro, TaxSlayer Pro’s clients, and the banks we currently support. If you’ve ever used TaxSlayer Pro, there is a strong possibility you’ve spoken with Juanita. In addition to working with our sales representatives, Juanita also works closely with our programing team, support team, and our service bureaus.
Juanita and her husband are the proud parents of three grown children who have blessed them with six rapidly growing grandchildren. At the end of the work day, Juanita enjoys spending time outdoors, working with her church family, and interacting with her grandchildren. With the recent, technological advances of the internet, she has also discovered that she enjoys researching her and her husband’s family roots, so watch out, because she may show up at your next family reunion!