Our Team

Tom Egan
Tax Attorney, CFP®

Tom is a tax and business attorney practicing in New York. He is also an experienced entrepreneur who has started several businesses and participated in the venture capital markets. Formerly, Tom traded equities and derivatives as an options market maker on the floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange. He holds a BA from Villanova University and a JD, MBA, and LLM from Washington University in St. Louis and is a Certified Financial Planner certificant. Tom has taught as an adjunct professor in the Accountancy Department at the Zicklin School of Business at Baruch College, CUNY.


Becky Egan
CPA, CFP®

Becky is a Certified Public Accountant who specializes in working with small businesses, as well as helping individuals with their taxes and personal finances. Formerly, Becky worked in the nonprofit education sector. Becky holds a BA from the University of Chicago, an MAEd from Washington University in St. Louis, and an MBA in Accounting from Rutgers. She is a Certified Financial Planning certificant and a Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor.


Oye Bekoe
Enrolled Agent, Tax Professional

Oye is an Enrolled Agent and a tax professional for Egan Tax & Books Ltd working on personal and busines tax return preparation, entity formation, and taxpayer representation. As an Enrolled Agent , she is able to represent all taxpayers on all matters before the Internal Revenue Service. Oye holds a BA from Northern Illinois University.


Alexa Smulison
Enrolled Agent, Tax Professional

Alexa is an Enrolled Agent and a tax professional for Egan Tax & Books Ltd, working on personal and business tax return preparation, sales tax return preparation, and taxpayer representation. As an Enrolled Agent , she is able to represent all taxpayers on all matters before the Internal Revenue Service. Alexa holds a BA from SUNY Buffalo.


Colby Trane
Enrolled Agent, Tax Professional

Colby is an Enrolled Agent and a tax professional for Egan Tax & Books Ltd working on personal and busines tax return preparation, entity formation, and taxpayer representation. Prior to joining our team he spent six years as a Music Supervisor in the Film and Music industries and is well versed in publishing and licensing agreements. As an Enrolled Agent, he is able to represent taxpayers on all matters before the Internal Revenue Service. Colby also assists small business clients with maintaining and troubleshooting QuickBooks files. Colby holds a BFA from New York University and is pursuing an MBA in Accountancy at Baruch College.


Conor Barnes
CPA

Conor is a Certified Public Accountant and certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor for Egan Tax & Books Ltd working on personal and business tax return preparation and assisting clients with accounting software and systems set-up. ¬†Most recently, Conor served on the Board of Directors of PhilanTech, an enterprise software company. She is an alumna of the Pipeline Fellowship for angel investors and a former member of Echoing Green’s Social Investment Council. She holds an MA in Accountancy from Rutgers University Business School and a BA in Political Science from the University of Chicago.


Bernadine So
Office Manager

Bernadine is the office manager for Egan Tax & Books Ltd. She manages the day-to-day operations of the office and is all-around amazing. Bernadine holds a BA from De La Salle University in Manila, Philippines.


Linda Djeng
Tax Professional

Linda is a tax professional for Egan Tax & Books Ltd, working on personal and business tax return preparation, sales tax return preparation, and taxpayer representation. Prior to joining our team, Linda graduated from CSI with a bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education. She went on to earn a gemological degree from the GIA Institute of America as a gemologist. She managed and directed in the wholesale diamond and fine jewelry industry for over 30 years. 


about us


We are a boutique tax and accounting firm committed to providing outstanding service. We pride ourselves on the individual attention given to each client. Our philosophy is to educate and to involve our clients in the tax and accounting process. We like our clients to be in control and informed when making financial decisions.