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Nate Salah, PhD

Founder & CEO

Nate has been in the tax accounting field since 1993.  Nate specializes in a variety of solutions including tax planning, tax preparation, managerial accounting, and business planning. Nate is also Adjunct Professor of Business Policy and Strategic Management at Concordia University's School of Business. Nate uses his tax and entrepreneurship expertise to achieve his client's goals. In his spare time, Nate most enjoys family time with his wife and son.



Angela Burrage, MA 

Manager, Fairview Heights Branch

Ann has been in the accounting field since 1990.  Ann has extensive experience in invidual tax preparation as well as non-profit.  She has been a grant writer and enjoys giving back to the community through her board memberships.



Ted Norris

Senior Accountant

Ted is no stranger to income tax law and financial accounting standards, having spent 25 years as an accountant and tax professional.  Ted has dedicated many hours to researching accounting and tax statutes, which has equipped him with exceptional knowledge of compliance matters.  Prior to joining The Income Tax Center and accountRely, Ted spent 14 years as a tax accountant for Thomas B. Norris, CPA, a Professional Corporation.  Ted has experience in assisting all business entity types with accounting and tax compliance.  Ted has additional experience in Trust and Contract Law.  Ted assists clients in projecting and complying with accounting and tax procedures.  Ted emphasizes personal service in working with clients to communicate all aspects of business, accounting, and tax related statutes.

Robert Strake

Senior Tax Accountant

Robert has been in the income tax business for over 25 years and prepares corporate, trust and individual tax returns.  He prides himself on giving the highest level of expertise and service.  Robert is passionate about searching the tax code to maximize deductions and tax credit that minimize your tax burden.  He enjoys fishing and traveling during downtime. 

Dave Bradley

Tax Advisor

Dave Bradley has been a Tax Advisor at The Income Tax Center since 1998.  He loves helping people with individual and  personal taxation. 

PamelaPamela Ford, CPA

Pamela Ford has exensive experience in corporate accounting, non-profit, and individual taxation. Pamela has been in the accounting and tax field for over 20 years, entering upon her graduation in 1997 from the University of Missouri – St. Louis where she earned Latin Honors graduating Summa Cum Laude. She passed the CPA exam upon the 1st attempt!  Pamela served in various roles in Public Accounting and Private Industry to include working for some of the industry’s largest organizations to include Arthur Andersen and Health Management Associates Inc.  In her spare time, Pamela enjoys spending time with family to include her two grandchildren.