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Erin Barry, CPA

Founder / Owner

In 2014, Erin Barry founded Simply Taxes with a focus on providing cost-effective, high-quality tax preparation services. Since then, the firm has grown to provide bookkeeping, payroll and other financial services as well.

After serving in the United States Marine Corps for four years, Erin went on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy. She has over 20 years of experience in accounting and she earned her CPA in 2008. Currently, Erin is a valued member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Arizona Society of CPAs.

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Emmily Guillermo

Junior Accountant

A young student of the field, Emmily Guillermo is currently enrolled in ASU Online, pursuing a degree in Accounting. Starting with Simply Taxes in 2018, Emmily is eager to grow as a Junior Accountant, applying her skills and love of knowledge with the company. She assists with tax preparation, bookkeeping, networking, and social media.  She is currently enjoying her work with Simply Taxes, playing with her dog, Mazie, and reading when she gets the chance.

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Nolan Ruff

Staff Accountant

As a recent graduate from Regis University in Denver, Colorado, Nolan intends to utilize his Accounting degree to further his experience in the Tax field. He is hastily working towards earning his CPA license and looks to be certified within the next year or two. Starting at the beginning of 2021, Nolan has been assisting Simply Taxes as a staff accountant preparing returns, handling company books, and any other project that comes his way. After playing baseball from his youth to the end of college, Nolan has hung up his cleats and looks to play an important role for the Simply Taxes team.

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Charlene Donohue

Tax Manager

Charlene is a Detail oriented tax professional with a passion for making clients feel valued and prioritized. She has over two decades of experience in individual, business, and organizational tax matters. She is excited to help the Simply Taxes team grow and share her knowledge along the way.

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Madisyn Hall

Firm Administrative Director

As a firm administrative director, Madisyn wears many hats throughout the day. Madisyn has a love for people and communication. Starting with the company in early 2021 she is eager to facilitate the growing business of Simply Taxes by keeping things organized and smooth sailing in the always changing environment. Striving to always see the positive side of things, she brings personality to the office and loves being the "Director of First Impressions". Her favorite time of the year is tax season and always looks forward to pushing limits and exceeding standards year after year!

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Aimee Jutting

Receptionist

Since joining Simply Taxes in 2022, Aimee has enjoyed connecting and assisting with our new and valued clientele. Making sure everyone is taken care of has been one of her many fortes for the last 21 years as a stay at home mom. Aimee has four children that are the highlight of her life. Spending time with them and her husband hiking, dirt biking, or playing board games are some of her favorite pastimes when she's not crafting. Being with Simply Taxes has felt like home since day one and she is delighted to bring that home feeling to the office.

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Justin Goodwin

Intern

Justin is an aspiring accounting major working his way towards a Bachelor's degree. In August of 2023, he joined the Simply Taxes team as an intern. As an intern he performs many tasks for the office and does it with a smile. The accounting field is motivating him to learn everything he can about the industry. As a student, he is ecstatic to work under the experienced accountants of Simply Taxes. Justin is passionate about theater and music and enjoys seeing shows in his free time.