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Alice Linville, EA, ARA, ATA, ATP
Petra Sveum, EA
Sheila Hartman, SPHR

Triad Tax Services’ senior professionals are committed to the highest industry standards. For the benefit of our clients, Alice Linville, Petra Sveum and Sheila Hartman each possess certifications related to their areas of primary expertise.




Enrolled Agents (EA) are licensed by the U.S. Treasury and are the only federally licensed tax professionals with full authority to represent tax payers at all levels of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

Accredited Retirement Advisor (ARA), formerly known as an Elder Care Specialist (ECS), has expertise in preparing clients for retirement. ARA’s have thorough knowledge of the essentials of estate, trust, financial and retirement planning for the elderly.

Accredited Tax Advisor (ATA) designation is granted to a practitioner who follows a code of ethics and has mastery over sophisticated tax planning issues.

Accredited Tax Preparer (ATP) is governed by a code of ethics and possesses a thorough knowledge of the existing tax code and the preparation of individual returns, including comprehensive 1040 issues such as supporting schedules and self-employed returns.

Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) certification is administered by the HR Certification Institute and is designed to designate senior human resources professionals who meet the industry’s highest standards.