Aric Schreiner, CPA, PFS, CTC is the managing member of Serenity Tax Salvation. After owning Columbia CPA Group, LLC for more than ten years, he decided to devote his attention to saving people from IRS tax debt. He organized Serenity Tax Salvation, LLC in October 2016 so that he could use his decades of standing up to the IRS for the benefit of his clients.
He became a Certified Public Accountant in 1983 and earned his Personal Finance Specialist designation 2010. In 2011. He became a Certified Tax Coach a year later, joining a group of 300 other proactive tax planners, and receiving monthly training on cutting-edge, tax-saving strategies. In less than five years after becoming a Certified Tax Coach, he saved his clients more than $2.5 million in taxes.
Aric is a member of the Rotary Club of Northwest Columbia and the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. He is a past president of the BNI Columbia referral network.
Aric attended Westminster College and received his BS in Business Administration from the University of Missouri in Columbia.
For the past four years, Aric has volunteered to read twice a month to second graders as a Partner in Education at West Blvd. Elementary School. Aric enjoys studying the Bible and was a commissioned lay minister for 21 years. When his sons were younger, he was an active coach of youth sports for about ten years. Aric is an avid golfer as well as a die-hard St. Louis Cardinals fan and attended game 6 of the 2011 World Series with his family.
Kyryl Ostryanskyy, MBA is the Chief Tax Research Specialist at Serenity Tax Salvation. Kyryl grew up in Kherson, Ukraine. He came to the United States to pursue higher education and earned his B.A. degree in English from Columbia College (of Missouri) in May 2009, followed in December of 2016 by a master’s degree in Business Administration (M.B.A.), Emphasis in Accounting.
At Serenity Tax Salvation, Kyryl performs the initial contact with the IRS, obtains the proper forms and does the initial tax research. He also assists Aric Schreiner, CPA with preparing for conferences with the IRS Collections Division, Offers in Compromise (OIC), and Negotiated Installment Agreements.
As a grad student, he interned for two local CPA firms, including Columbia CPA Group, LLC where he earned valuable experience preparing tax returns and performing financial audits.
Kyryl speaks English, Russian, and Ukrainian. In his free time, he loves to spend time with his family and friends. One of his goals in life is to visit all 50 states in the next five years.
Cindy Angle is the Office Manager at Serenity Tax Salvation. She is dedicated to the success of our team, and has taken the initiative to make our office paperless. As Office Manager, Cindy does payroll, creates monthly statements, and many other office tasks.
Cindy joined our team with a variety of backgrounds and brings a variety of skills gained in those fields. Before joining Serenity Tax Salvation, she worked for three years as an intensive-care nurse; prior to that she sold insurance for five years. Cindy is detail oriented and efficient, but also takes the time to make clients feel valued.
Cindy enjoys spending her free time with her family. Cindy also enjoys coaching and watching her children play sports, as well as building and selling furniture.