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Our Team

Shobana Mani,

Executive Director of 

Patrick Gentile,

Board President and founder of, Certified Public Accountant. 

Michael Fournier,

Director of the SimplifyCT VITA Program, IRS Certified tax preparer.

Nancy Sauceda, VITA Communications Manager.

Jeff Hatchman,

Vice President of and Advance Planning Consultant, IRS Certified tax preparer, and Certified Financial Planner.

Paul Coughlan

Paul Coughlan,

Treasurer of and Director of Technology, Campaign Program Manager, IRS Certified tax preparer.

Mark Spivack

Mark Spivack,  

Secretary of, Program Site Director for All Fairfield Partner Programs, IRS Certified tax preparer.

Teresa Gentile,  

Director of in charge of Marketing, IRS Certified tax preparer.

Michael Klehm,

Vice Chair and Business Mentor at SCORE Fairfield County, IRS Certified tax preparer. 

Nick Sartori

Nick Sartori,

Director of and the Norwalk Library VITA Program, IRS Certified tax preparer.

Michael Van Leesten

Michael Van Leesten,

Director of Organization Development and Stakeholder Engagement, SVP. Board Member, SimplifyCT.

We are hugely fortunate to have a team of over 60 talented volunteer virtual VITA preparers working for  It is through their hard work and dedication that we succeed in collaboratively helping Connecticut families.

Our Community Partners

We’re proud to work with many community organizations that help families of every kind in Connecticut.

Still Have Questions?

“It is my pleasure to advise you [on] my recent experience of having my taxes done remotely by [SimplifyCT]. From start to finish, VITA streamlines the process as if you are sitting in front of them. Their knowledge and expertise assures you the best possible return, and more importantly, you feel confident that it was done by a tax professional.  I am extremely grateful for your tax service and especially grateful for [].”

-Elaine in Lower Fairfield County, CT

Contact Us

PH: 860-590-8910

25 Old Kings Highway N, Ste 13, Darien CT 06820

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