Our Team

ASTPS prides itself on being able to provide members with the tools necessary to provide taxpayers with competent representation before the IRS and other taxing authorities. If you ever find yourself unprepared during a case there will always be someone at ASTPS to give you guidance.

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CTRS-logo_smallLawrence M. Lawler, CPA, EA, CTRS, NTPI Fellow
ASTPS National Director & Founding Member
Certified World Class Speaking Coach
Certified Guerrilla Marketing Coach

CTRS-logo_smallJohn J. Witkowski, CPA, CTRS
ASTPS Secretary/Treasurer & Founding Member

Mitchell Piper
National Membership & Marketing Director

Carolyn Ryer
Assistant Membership & Marketing Director

Angelene Wierzbic
Accounting Manager

Robin Banko
Office Manager

Recent Presenters

Larry Lawler

CPA, EA, CTRS, NTPI Fellow

Larry is the co-founder of ASTPS and is the creator of the Tax Resolution Boot Camp & ASTPS Academy.

LG Brooks

EA, CTRS, NTPI Fellow

LG is a long time Boot Camp & ASTPS Academy Instructor with over 25 years of resolution experience.

Steve Klitzner

ESQ., CTRS

Steve has presented at many ASTPS conferences in the past and is the newest Boot Camp instructor.

Robert McKenzie

ESQ., EA, CTRS

Bob is widely known as the God Father of Tax Resolution, and will be speaking at the 2019 Super Conference in Las Vegas.

Bill Nemeth

EA, CTRS, NTPI Fellow

Bill is our featured webinar presenter. He is well known for his practical presentations and is the President of GAEA.

Caroline Ciraolo

ESQ.

Caroline is the former Acting Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Tax Division.

Jeffrey Schneider

EA, CTRS, NTPI Fellow

Jeffrey is a long time member and now speaker for ASTPS. He spoke at the 2018 Super Conference and is a frequent webinar instructor.

Gary Bluestein

ESQ.

Gary served as a Senior Attorney for the Internal Revenue Service and is a frequent speaker at ASTPS Advanced Conferences.

Karen Hawkins

ESQ.

Karen is the former Director of OPR at the IRS. She most recently spoke for ASTPS at the 2018 Spring Conference.

Sherrill Trovato

EA, USTCP, NTPI Fellow

Sherrill has spoken for ASTPS several times over the years most recently at the 2018 Spring Conference.

Michelle Schwerin

ESQ., CPA

Michelle is a civil tax examinations, appeals, and litigation expert and spoke at the 2018 Super Conference.

Claudia Hill

EA, MBA

Claudia is a long time presenter for ASTPS. Most recently she spoke at the 2018 ASTPS Spring Conference.

Mark Klecka

ESQ., CPA, EA

Mark is a long time member of ASTPS , a two-year member of our Mastermind Group, and a frequent webinars instructor.

Mary Beth Murphy

PMP

Mary Beth is the Commissioner, Small Business Self Employed at Internal Revenue Service. Spoke at the 2018 Spring Conference.

Darren Guillot

Darren is the Director of Field Collection at the IRS. He has spoken at the 2017 Super Conference and the 2018 Spring Conference.