About CTM

Ron Thomas
Chief Executive Officer

 

Ron founded Capital Tax Management in 1991 with a single office in Lanett, AL. He has since used his extensive knowledge and experience to expand CTM into a vast network of more than 150 income tax preparation offices across the southeast. As a pioneer in the E-File industry, Ron has been instrumental in the evolution of tax preparation in the 21st century. As Capital Tax Management’s Founder and CEO, Ron is a mentor to everyone. It is by his philanthropic example that we strive to provide the best service and insights to all of our clients.

Ron was born and raised in Oklahoma. Throughout his life he has been an exclusively small business owner fostering a tradition that has made CTM what it is today. His family includes his wife Bonetia, whom he married in 1971, their four children and seven grandchildren. In his free time Ron enjoys playing golf, reading from his beloved E-Reader, and buying, selling and restoring Classic Cars and memorabilia.

Burt Davis
Director of Software Development

Burt launched into the tax industry in 1989 as a carpenter and building contractor building and remodeling tax offices. He began training and working as a tax return preparer in 1991 joining a cluster of about a dozen local offices. With the formation of the corporate structure in 1998/99 he contracted to provide the software technical support services to then about 32 offices using the TaxWise software. That list has since grown to some 150+ offices throughout the Southeast and now includes support for three tax software programs; Drake, TaxSlayer and TaxWise.
Burt was born and raised a farmer in Martinsville, IL and attended the University of Illinois before enlisting in the US Army in 1970. He came to Columbus in 1983 for his Infantry Officer Advance Course at Ft Benning and somehow just stayed. He is a retired Major in the US Army. His family includes his wife Anna and daughter Briana (Nikki) Davis who also live in Columbus. He is an avid hunter and outdoorsman.

Inger Adams
Account Relationship Manager

Inger began working at Capital Tax Management in November 1999. She has held many positions over the years but her main one has always been as an Account Relationship Manager. She is responsible for managing the setup of the new and existing office locations. During the tax season, she will also troubleshoot software, bank and tax related issues. She works closely with many departments to ensure the customer issues are resolved in a timely fashion. She have been married to Darryl Adams since September 2000. She enjoys reading, traveling and socializing.

 

 

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Mason Cartledge
Director of Information Technology

Mason has enjoyed his career with Capital Tax Management since his start in 2003. He attended Auburn University where he studied Management of Information Systems which prepared him for the success he has achieved at CTM. He is responsible for the overall planning, organization, operation, and execution of all IT functions. Mason’s role supports the corporate office as well as more than 150 offices throughout the southeast.
When Mason is not at work, he enjoys spending his time with his family. Mason and his wife, Liz, have been married since 2009 and they have three kids, Blakely, Charlotte, and Grant. Some of their favorite activities include swimming, swinging, bike rides, walks, story time, and movie nights! With the little free time he does have, he enjoys new technology. Mason is almost done converting his home into a complete smart home.

 

Jodi Capan
Accounts Payable/Payroll

Jodi joined Capital Tax Management in 2003. She began her career managing income tax offices in Alexander City, AL and Mobile, AL. In 2007 she returned to the Corporate Office as part of the Support Team and transitioned to Accounts Payable and Payroll in 2008. Jodi and her family enjoy spending their free time traveling and boating.

 

 

 

 

 

 

April Gilbert
Chief Financial Officer

April first began in the Income Tax business in Lanett, Alabama part-time in 1991 while attending Auburn University. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University and a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from Columbus State University. She joined the company full-time in December 1996 working in Lanett, Alabama. After 2 years in Lanett, she moved to the River Road office in Columbus, managing that store until 2005. In 2006, she began full time in the Corporate Office training new employees and doing the accounting/payroll for the Corporate Office and many of the field offices. April currently acts as CFO of Capital Tax Management and along with her brother Thomas, oversees the operation of several field offices in Alabama and Georgia. In her free time, April enjoys boating, fishing and traveling with her husband Jarrell and son Jesse.

John O'Hern
Chief Operating Officer

John joined Capital Tax Management in December of 2006. He earned a Bachelor of Science, Public Communications and Human Relations from Western Illinois University. John first worked at the River Road Tax Office in Columbus. He then went on to manage an office for the following two years before opening two new locations in Tallahassee, FL. Since that time John has contributed in the opening and oversight of several offices in Georgia, Mississippi and Florida. John works closely with many of the managers to ensure an effective tax season. In his free time John enjoys golfing, buying and selling antique advertising collectibles and spending time with his son Michael.

 

     

     

 

Mary Adams
Training/Enrolled Agent

Mary has been preparing tax returns since 1998. She began working for Capital Tax Management in 2004. She taught tax courses for several years before writing Tax Preparation Made Simple. She has also written several continuing education courses. In 2008, Mary became an enrolled agent. She continues to prepare tax returns in Mobile, including corporations, trusts, and estates. She also assists clients in resolving their tax issues. She is married with 3 children. She enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

 

 

Mona Carter
Technical Support/Supply Manager

Mona first started working for Capital Tax Management in December of 2006. She attended Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos Texas, where she studied Marketing and Economics. Mona started out in the field doing tax preparation for the first five years of her tenure and then was moved to the Corporate Office on the Support Desk. She assists with software and tax related issues. Additional responsibilities include ordering supplies, phone and internet issues, and assisting in the Christmas party planning. She has been married to husband Dr. Robert Carter since 1980. In their free time they enjoy boating on the lake, reading, and trips to the beach.

 

Robin Cramer
Technical Support/Training

Robin started working for Capital Tax Management in November 2011. Before she settled into a support position at the corporate office, she worked out in the field doing tax preparation for a year. Robin customizes training based on the offices software as well as the needs of the office. She has been married to her husband, Scott, since 2007. In her free time she enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

 

 

 

 

 

Chad Iden
Director of Marketing

Chad started working for Capital Tax Management in July of 2012. He initially worked in tax preparation and then moved to a support position within the Corporate Office before finally settling as our client’s contact for anything relating to Advertising or Marketing. It is Chad’s responsibility to effectively assist our clients in navigating the ever-evolving world of Marketing in the Information Age. Since 2013 he has been married to his lovely wife Agnes and enjoys traveling and graphic design in his free time.

 

Jenny Parrish
Technical Support/Insurance Agent

Jenny graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Wildlife Science and held several different careers prior to working in the tax industry. She worked in the field as a Tax Preparer for two years before coming to work at the corporate office to help with the RTRP education program in 2012. After running all aspects of another company for a year, she happily returned to Capital Tax Management in 2014 to assist with software, tax related issues, education, and insurance. In her free time, she enjoys Scuba diving and traveling with friends, reading, photography, refurbishing furniture, and hiking with her dogs, Linkin & Denver.

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Kaye Carson
Administrative Services

Kaye Carson first came to work for Capital Tax Management in 2010, and came back in 2014 after pursuing a different career path. She worked at American Tax on River Road for 2 years before starting at the Corporate office in April 2016. Before coming to work for CTM, she worked for TSYS for about two and half years. She assist’s with customer needs as well as assisting the office managers with anything they may need. Kaye has been married since 2013 to Robert Carson and has a little girl named Riley. When Kaye is off work and has free time, she enjoys traveling, taking Riley to the park, and going to catch a movie. When Kaye has personal free time she likes to paint, some DIY things, and trying new recipes. She has two dogs name Lola, who is Riley’s best friend, and Zeek.

Troy Kirby
Facility Maintenance Manager

Michael Kirby
Facility Maintenance

Rick Iden
Montgomery Liaison