Our executives are entrepreneurs with a combined 100 years of business ownership experience. Although our executive team are not CPAs, you can bet we know a thing or two about starting and growing strong businesses.


Our executives are entrepreneurs with a combined 100 years of business ownership experience.

Our Core Values


Happy Tax Believes That NO ONE Deserves To Go At It Alone! We Do This By Providing Support, Innovation, Technology, And Convenience And Creating A Better Way Of Filing Taxes!


We Are Revolutionizing The Tax Prep Industry Through Innovation And Technology By Providing A Convenient, Transparent And Reliable Service For Taxpayers While Enhancing The Quality Of Life For Our Partners.


We Make The Tax Preparation Experience Happy, One Return At A Time! But that’s not all… We are committed to changing the world, creating an avenue for bussing entrepreneurs to own their own business without the hassle, and creating a lifestyle convenience for consumers.

Our Culture

Happy Tax embodies a culture based on expertise, fun, innovation, and trust. We are a team that eats, sleeps, and breaths to help people like you become the best entrepreneur you can be through our revolutionary business model.


Mario Costanz

Mario Costanz


A lifelong entrepreneur who has operated 100 tax preparation offices. Mario is the proud father of 3 children and commonly known as “The Problem Solver”!

Ted Muftic

Ted Muftic


Entrepreneur, real estate developer and investor – helping big ideas create big value. The son of an immigrant who still believes that anything is possible in America.

Melissa Salyer

Melissa Salyer

EVP of Business Development

Love to paddle board with my dog, vacationing, and changing peoples lives by showing the the Happy Tax opportunity.

Marcus Slater

Marcus Slater

VP of Marketing

Entrepreneur & Marketing Expert. “I love helping people grow”. I am a huge sports fan, and love helping people grow.

Dora Culyer, VP of Operations

Dora Cuyler

VP of Operations

Born and raised in Iceland. Loving Life – Living the dream. “I help people experience the freedom I have with Happy Tax!”

Chris Trempe

Chris Trempe

Director of Training & Development

A positive, energized and passionate approach that drives strong people development, learning, and growth is at the core of my leadership focus.

Vickie Holdren

Vickie Holdren

Tax Department Manager

Senior Tax Accountant with 26 yrs experience and a football fan! “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care”

Naomi Black

Naomi Black

Operations Support Manager

17 years experience in the Tax Franchise Industry. Love spending time with my husband and son. Love the beach and reading.

Renee Wareing

Renee Wareing

Development Support Manager

Health enthusiast and a proud mother of 3 and grandmother of 2. “I’m excited to give people the tools to help transform their lives.”



Barbara Turner, CPA

Barbara Turner

Happy Tax CPA

Over 25 years of tax expertise. Currently earning her Executive MBA. Barbara enjoys time with her husband and three children, Crossfit, and traveling.

Rui Vieira, CPA

Rui Vieira

Happy Tax CPA

CPA with over 18 years of experience working with individuals, small and large businesses

“My Family and I love meeting new people and exploring what Philadelphia has to offer.”

Thomas Catanzaro, CPA

Thomas Catanzaro

Happy Tax CPA

Since 2000, Catanzaro & Associates, P.C. has helped countless business owners and individuals alike simplify their lives through personalized accounting and tax solutions.

Susan Critzman, CPA

Susan Critzman

Happy Tax CPA

CPA/MBA with over 30+ years in accounting, finance, teaching and tax experience. “I love the outdoors, beach, gardening, fishing and spending time with my family.”

Paul Pizzola, CPA

Paul Pizzola

Happy Tax CPA

CPA for 25 years providing tax advisory services to individual and business clients throughout the U.S. Passionate about the outdoors, cycling and hiking with family and friends, anywhere, anytime!

Jody Deel, CPA

Jody Deel

Happy Tax CPA

Over 13 years of experience in both public and industry accounting. Jody stays busy spending time with his wife, and their four children.

Robert Larroque, CPA

Robert Larroque

Happy Tax CPA

CPA with over 20 years of experience and 19 years of tax preparation experience. “I grew up in southern Louisiana, and I have stayed here all my life.”

Srividya Narayana, CPA

Srividya Narayana

Happy Tax CPA

CPA with over 8 years of experience in tax preparation and review process. “I was born and raised in India and moved to US in 2007. I am married and have a 2 year old son..”

Darcy Gasperin, CPA

Darcy Gasperin

Happy Tax CPA

Darcy is a Certified Public Accountant with over 10 years of experience in accounting and tax. Darcy enjoys hiking, photography and volunteering at the local Humane Society.

Shanese Smith, CPA

Shanese Smith

Happy Tax CPA

CPA with over 15 years of experience in corporate accounting/finance as well as tax preparation. “I am a new mom who loves traveling and spending time with my family.”