About Larson Financial

Ron and Jack Larson

Established in 2005, Larson Financial, Inc. is the vision of brothers Jack and Ron Larson who sought a better solution for taxpayers facing IRS or state tax debts. After more than a decade in the tax resolution industry, both felt that there was something missing at many of the prominent organizations representing taxpayers. Rather than taking a cookie-cutter approach to debt resolution, Jack and Ron were inspired to create a firm that makes every customer feel secure and confident in their journey to a fresh start.

For the past eight years, Larson Financial has been successfully building a team of trusted and experienced professionals to provide honest answers and real solutions that work for their clients. As a family owned business, the team at Larson Financial understands that behind every client there is a real person that deserves the best service and representation available. The people at Larson Financial pride themselves in giving their clients the individual attention necessary to find the right solution for their tax needs and are committed to providing an atmosphere of honesty, integrity and superior service.

With thousands of successful resolutions, Larson Financial assists clients in all 50 states. Larson Financial is an A+ rated member of the BBB and Jack Larson, EA, is a member of National Association of Enrolled Agents as well as the National Association of Tax Professionals.

Meet our tax professionals

Amy Lee, EA, Barrett Rodriguez, J.D., Debbie Gallegos, EA, Chris Tibbals, EA, Erin Harryman, EA, Jeff Van Putten, Jill Roamer, Joseph Hickey, J.D., Leona Hauschild, J.D., Lucas Hauschild, E.A., Lisa Geyer, J.D., Mark Laughlin, J.D., Melissa (Lisa) Gallo, J.D., Michael E. Plantinga, Esq., Richard Brown – Practice Manager, Steve Cizik, Esq., Tiffany Briels, E.A.


Amy Lee, E.A. – Associate

Amy has been with Larson Financial for over six years and recently has taken on the role of Associate. She loves building the client relationship and knowing she can help people get a good resolution to a tough situation. Amy is enrolled to practice before the IRS and also holds an Associate’s Degree in Graphic Design. In her spare time she loves to read, play piano and spend time with her husband and two dogs.


Barrett Rodriguez, J.D. – Associate

Barrett received his Juris Doctorate from the Florida Coastal School of Law where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, in the top 5% of his class. He was a Dean’s Scholar Award Recipient every semester and is also a member of Florida Coastal Law Review. Barrett received a Master’s in Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling 2005 from the University of Florida. He has been in the tax resolution industry since 2012.

Debbie Gallegos, E.A. – Associate

After a long profession as a Service Operations Manager with a large grocery chain, Debbie chose to seek out an industry change over four years ago and began her career with Larson Financial. Her past experience with accounting and bookkeeping made for an easy transition to her work at LFI, where Debbie is delighted to get to know her clients and truly help people in tough situations. She is enrolled to practice before the IRS.


Chris Tibbals, E.A. – Associate

Chris Tibbals has been with Larson Financial for over two years and has been working within the tax resolution industry for five years. He is an Enrolled Agent with the IRS and likes connecting with the client. Chris is an avid rock climber.




Erin Harryman, E.A. – Associate

Erin has been assisting clients solve their tax problems at Larson Financial for over five years. Prior to joining the team, she spent over five years in the tax resolution industry working for a leading firm. Erin is enrolled to practice before the IRS, and holds dual bachelors' degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice from Minnesota State University. Erin enjoys spending her free time watching her favorite teams, the Colorado Rockies and Minnesota Vikings with her husband and two children.


Jeff Van Putten - Business Development

Jeffrey heads up our business development division where he coordinates with other professional firms. He has over 7 years experience in tax controversy, has owned several businesses, and has been deeply involved in bookkeeping, planning, and business strategy for more than two decades. Outside of Larson, Jeffrey is active in non-profit work, hiking and biking, and cooking.


Jill Roamer, J.D. – Associate

Jill Roamer is a graduate of Texas Tech University with a BA in Philosophy and a minor in English. She received a Doctorate of Juris Prudence from the Florida Coastal School of Law in May 2010. In addition to her strengths resolving tax issues, Jill has also practiced consumer law, bankruptcy and creditor violation suits. She has a son, and loves hiking and attending NFL games in her free time.


Joseph Hickey, J.D. – Associate

Joseph, known around the office as Jody, joined the Larson Financial team over six years ago bringing his experience and knowledge of tax laws to help clients resolve particularly “sticky” issues with the IRS. Prior to moving to Colorado, Jody was an attorney practicing law in Arkansas. He received his undergraduate degree from Arkansas Technical University and holds a law degree from the University of Arkansas. Jody's son Charlie and dog keep him on his feet and busy at home where he also enjoys reading and watching and playing sports.


Leona Hauschild, J.D. – Associate

Leona brings her expertise in tax resolution to the Larson team with more than seven years of experience helping clients resolve their tax issues. She loves the different approach to tax resolution that is taken here at Larson, with a genuine focus on the client and a true sense of family within the organization. Leona received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan and a JD from the University of Denver. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter.


Lucas Hauschild, E.A. – Manager

A graduate of the University of Colorado, Lucas has over 11 years of experience in the Tax Resolution industry. His expert knowledge base pertains to all business and personal tax debt issues, what causes them, and what the best resolution strategy may be. He has spent his entire career in the industry explaining the benefits of hiring expert help, the pros and cons of any resolution strategy, and what our clients can expect when hiring us to navigate through their complicated tax situations. Because of this experience, he is responsible for managing and training all of our consultants to ensure that the quality of the help promised by Larson Financial is equal to the help delivered. In his free time, he enjoys spending time at “the cabin” with his wife and 5 year old daughter.

Lisa Geyer

Lisa Geyer, J.D. – Associate

As a former stock broker and registered investment adviser, Lisa has an acute understanding of the ways tax impacts businesses and individuals. Lisa's empathy for clients suffering from tax liability fuels her passion for effectively advocating for our clients. Lisa holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado and a Juris Doctor from the University of Denver. In law school, Lisa was twice awarded for her focus on ethics. She enjoys hiking, making short films and is an accomplished artist and novelist.


Melissa (Lisa) Gallo, J.D. – Associate

Prior to joining Larson Financial more than seven years ago, Lisa spent four years in the tax resolution industry, helping numerous business and individuals work out successful resolutions with both the IRS and state taxing agencies. Her client base ranges from those with minor tax debts to those owing over 2 million. Before beginning a life in tax resolution, Lisa worked as a transactional attorney in the corporate and securities arenas as well as on a high profile class action pharmaceutical litigation case. Lisa graduated from the University of Denver with a JD/MBA and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.


Mark Laughlin, J.D. - Associate

Mark J. Laughlin is a Graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison with a BA in Economics and he received his Juris Doctorate from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois. He has 3 years of experience in the field and works extensively on complicated business and personal cases with the Internal Revenue Service and State taxing authorities. As an Associate at Larson Financial, Mark takes great pride in aggressive advocacy for his clients, keeping them informed on all case developments and his track record of resolutions that always seek to align with his client’s best interests. Prior to specializing in the field of tax law, Mark worked as an Associate for a local firm in corporate litigation and estates and trusts. Mark enjoys skiing, cycling, hiking, travel, and spending time with his fiancée Caroline and his dog Bruce.


Michael Plantinga, J.D. – Associate

Prior to joining the team at Larson Financial last year, Michael had four years of tax resolution experience. Michael is a United States Navy veteran, and he holds a law degree from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. Michael is married with two children, and one of his favorite pastimes is spending time with his family outdoors.


Richard Brown, E.A. – Practice Manager

Richard has been with Larson for nearly 5 years and has almost 10 years of experience in the tax resolution industry. Richard focuses on developing relationships with other professionals in the Northeastern United States to ensure that taxpayers experiencing an Issue with the IRS or State can get the service they need from Larson. Richard is a US Army Veteran and holds an Associates Degree in Business & Accounting. Richard is a passionate golfer and enjoys the outdoors.


Steve Cizik, J.D. – Associate

Steve Cizik is a Graduate of the University of Colorado, Boulder with a BS in Business Management and received his law degree from The Syracuse College of Law, cum laude. He worked as a litigation associate in complex corporate law for three years prior to moving into tax representation. Steve now has over 6 years in the field and prides himself of professional and efficient representation with case specific and outside of the box resolutions. Steve is a former CU Ski Team member who divides his time between managing a growing family and getting back to the Colorado mountains whenever possible to ski, climb, hike, bike and generally enjoy a state that he loves.


Tiffany Briels, E.A. – Associate

Tiffany has been with Larson Financial for almost seven years and has recently transitioned into the role of Associate. The thing she enjoys the most is helping her clients and working with them to resolve their taxes and put their mind at ease. As an Enrolled Agent, Tiffany is admitted to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. In her spare time, Tiffany enjoys writing, producing, and acting in narrative and commercial films as well as spending time with her fiancé and their three cats.

We strive to save our clients money, time and stress.  Just as there are many different tax related problems, there are many options for tax resolution.  Call us at 888-902-0778 for a free consultation. In a few minutes we will help you to better assess what options are best for your unique situation.

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