Our approach to Tax Representation
Our company was founded by industry-leading, licensed tax professionals. Our goal is to optimize results and value for our clients through the use of cutting-edge technology, customized tax relief services, and no-nonsense explanations of the available options.
We review each client’s situation in detail in order to provide customized solutions that fit within the framework of the various options provided by taxing authorities. This ensures that we are able to secure the best outcome for your particular tax situation.
Our team of
Tax Resolution experts
Christopher Kelley, E.A., J.D.
CEO & Co-Founder
Christopher serves as CEO while also managing the client services division at Blueprint Resolution Services. After earning his Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Arts degrees with high honors from the University of Iowa, Christopher obtained a law degree from Michigan State University College of Law on a full academic scholarship in 2013 before passing the Michigan and Colorado bar exams. Christopher additionally passed the I.R.S. Special Enrollment Exam to become an Enrolled Agent and has amassed a long list of positive reviews and awards from previous clients and employers in representing hundreds of Taxpayers in his nearly decade of experience. After seeing an opportunity in the tax resolution and relief industry to provide a higher-caliber, more transparent, and more reliable form of service to clients, he set out with his business partners to form Blueprint. In his free time, Christopher enjoys playing and attending live music, following the Denver Nuggets, playing chess, playing fetch with his beloved dog, Paisley, and visiting family.
John Eggers, E.A.
CMO & Co-Founder
John serves as CMO and has nearly 17 years’ experience as a tax relief consultant. John attended the University of Colorado – Denver and passed the I.R.S. Special Enrollment Exam to become a licensed Enrolled Agent. John has developed a reputation of being highly knowledgeable on technical tax concepts while also being very approachable and compassionate in exploring sensitive tax matters with prospective clients. This combination of traits and his extensive experience make him an expert in clearly laying out the options for how to address a difficult tax situation, while also being transparent and providing helpful information when a particular tax issue can be handled easily without the expense of professional help. In his free time, John enjoys playing chess, building computers, and spending time with his wife and dogs.
Demaurey Drummond, J.D.
COO & Co-Founder
Demaurey serves as COO and co-founded Blueprint Resolution Services by drawing from his background as a corporate and labor law attorney. Demaurey earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from SUNY, Stony Brook before earning a law degree from Michigan State University College of Law and passing the New York bar exam. He manages the backend operations at Blueprint to ensure constant evolution of business practices, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and maintenance of our very high customer service standards. In his free time, Demaurey enjoys writing music, playing basketball, and spending time with his family.
Lucas Hauschild, E.A.
VP of Sales & Marketing
Lucas started working in the tax industry in 2003 soon after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado. He has experienced sustained success by focusing on honest client relationships and the best financial and lifestyle outcomes given every unique taxpayer situation. Being deemed the top tax consultant at a large firm for 8 years, then managing a team of over 25 professionals at another, Lucas has gained immeasurable knowledge and insight pertaining to the U.S. tax system, our taxpayers’ plight, and the importance of every detail when solving challenging tax debt issues. This, coupled with becoming licensed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury by passing the IRS Special Enrollment Exam in 2012, has empowered Lucas to become a true expert at identifying the best strategy behind every taxpayer representation scenario. Lucas spends his free time cheering on Colorado’s various sports teams, traveling with his wife to their teenage daughter’s competitive swimming events, and having fun at their mountain cabin.
Ted Krapin, E.A., J.D.
Theodore Krapin (“Ted”) joined Blueprint in early 2021 as a senior associate specializing in the resolution of a wide variety of complex tax matters. Ted earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance from Texas State University before earning his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law and passing the Colorado Bar Exam. Ted also passed the I.R.S. Special Enrollment Exam to become a licensed Enrolled Agent. Ted is passionate about his work and understands after 7 years of experience that the nuances of each case are what lead to the most legitimate, creative, and favorable solutions. Those characteristics are exemplified in his cohesive client relationships and the excellent results he achieves regularly. When he isn’t in the office, Ted spends his time with his girlfriend and two dogs enjoying downtown Denver, getting out to the Colorado mountains, and traveling to new destinations around the world.
Adam Baughman, E.A., J.D
Adam Baughman joined the Blueprint team in 2023 as a highly skilled and experienced senior associate. Adam earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire before obtaining his law degree from Florida Coastal School of Law and passing the Colorado Bar Exam in 2008. Adam began his career in 2007, working at a law firm in Florida specializing in tax controversy and litigation, estate planning, probate and guardianship, business and corporate law, civil litigation, and bankruptcy. He gained valuable experience assisting clients in resolving complex tax issues before relocating to Colorado in 2008. With 17 years’ experience, Mr. Baughman has gained a reputation as a distinguished expert in his field, recognized for his extensive knowledge and exceptional skills in representing taxpayers facing challenges with the Internal Revenue Service and state taxing authorities. Mr. Baughman’s expertise and commitment to his clients has earned him a reputation as a trusted advisor who serves as a reliable resource in a wide variety of tax matters, including tax planning and resolution. In his free time, he is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys exploring the Colorado mountains with his wife and family.
James Adams, E.A.
James has been working in tax resolution since 2013, and while he has served in a variety of roles over his decade plus of experience, he now specializes as a Senior Associate assisting taxpayers to resolve tax issues with the IRS and various state taxing agencies. He arrived at Blueprint in 2021 and was able to immediately contribute to the team given his many years of experience. James obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Northern Colorado in 2009 and later passed the IRS Special Enrollment Exam to become a licensed Enrolled Agent. His ability to consult clients with his deep technical understanding of the tax system while also developing comforting relationships with them has become a hallmark of his success at Blueprint. James spends his free time enjoying the outdoors of Colorado and spending time with his family and dog, Onyx.
Timothy Campbell, E.A.
With over 17 years of experience in the tax resolution industry, Tim has spoken with and helped thousands of business owners and individuals with a wide variety of tax issues. Tim brings both technical understanding and compassion to every conversation, realizing that Blueprint is helping people with each piece of advice that we give and each resolution that we complete. Tim attended the University of Iowa and passed the Special Enrollment Exam to become a licensed Enrolled Agent. When not at work, he enjoys rooting for Colorado sports teams and spending time in the mountains with his wife and 3 kids. Tim also volunteers to help coach his kids’ football and basketball teams, while also serving as their biggest and loudest fan. He enjoys passing on his love for sports to his kids and their teammates.
Kelly Teegarden, E.A.
Kelly Teegarden is a dedicated professional who joined Blueprint in 2023. Prior to beginning her career in tax, Kelly earned an Associate Degree in Accounting and an Associate Degree in Business from the Community College of Denver. Impressively, Kelly also passed all three parts of the Special Enrollment Exam to become a licensed Enrolled Agent in only the first year of her tax career, which is a rare accomplishment that demonstrates her commitment to excellence. Through Kelly’s dedication to professional development and her unwavering commitment to clients, she has quickly established herself as both a technical expert with a deep understanding of tax regulations and compliance requirements, as well as a reliable personal representative in a variety of tax-related matters. Outside of work, Kelly is especially fond of exploring and camping at the various national forests in Colorado.
Jamie McDonough, J.D.
Executive Assistant & Lead Tax Preparer
Jamie joined Blueprint in 2019 and is a tax resolution expert coming up on 20 years of experience as a tax professional. She serves as assistant to the CEO and lead tax preparer. After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Political Science from Colorado State University, she earned a law degree from Tulane Law School. She then returned to Colorado to be closer to family and the outdoor activities that the Rocky Mountains provide year-round. Jamie is a very detail-oriented professional who excels at analyzing and presenting even the densest financial information in a clear and thoughtful fashion. She is known for her compassionate approach in helping clients navigate challenging and stressful tax issues, as well as her extensive tax preparation knowledge. In her free time, she enjoys camping, skiing, live music, and traveling.
Senior Marketing Analyst
Corey came to Blueprint in 2019, bringing with him over 10 years of tax resolution experience after attending California State Polytechnic University – Humboldt. He has built his professional reputation on his innate ability to cut through the anxiety, confusion, and stress involved in the process of figuring out how to best address a difficult tax situation for prospective clients. He is also renowned by our staff for his natural charisma and ever-present sense of humor. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing pickleball, and listening to his favorite band, Goose.
Rebecca Myers (“Becca”) is an experienced Administrative Assistant with over 10 years’ experience in the tax industry after attending Front Range Community College. Her ability to provide friendly reassurance to clients along with a reliable analysis and explanation of their tax matters has made her a favorite contact at Blueprint for many clients. During Becca’s off time, she enjoys spending time with her family and visiting the best attractions that Colorado has to offer.
Veronica is an Administrative Assistant with nearly 15 years’ experience in the tax industry after attending the University of Colorado – Boulder. Her extensive understanding of IRS and state taxing agency collections procedures and depth of experience working on all manner of tax cases makes her an invaluable asset to Blueprint and its clients. In her free time, she enjoys playing video games, crocheting, and attending her son’s sporting and other school events.
Melissa joined Blueprint in early 2022 as an administrative assistant to James Adams and her natural intelligence and desire to grow as a tax professional has quickly made her a crucial member of the team. She obtained her Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts from Massasoit Community College before attending Southern New Hampshire University. She moved to Colorado from Massachusetts to enjoy the abundant beauty and nature the state has to offer. Melissa spends her free time around downtown Denver with her cat and Guinea pigs, as well as taking weekend trips exploring Colorado and the surrounding states.
M’Lynn Jansen is a tax professional who joined Blueprint in 2023 with a wide array of experience both in tax as well as the day-to-day administration and management of a family business. In her nearly 10 years’ experience and consistent promotions, she has served in a variety of roles as a tax professional, including research assistant, executive administrative assistant, business development manager, and business administrator. After gaining such diverse experience in tax and business administration, she has developed a specialty in working with taxpayers to navigate and resolve outstanding tax matters while instilling accounting and administrative best practices along the way. In her free time, M’Lynn enjoys exploring the outdoors and trying new things at every opportunity with her daughter and 200lb Alaskan Malamute. M’Lynn is also a self-proclaimed soccer mom of the year award recipient three years in a row.
Jonathon is a highly skilled marketer and lead generation expert with extensive experience in data analytics and system improvements. With a background in GIS and imaging work for multiple Fortune 100 tech companies, Jonathon brings a wealth of technical knowledge to the table. He is passionate about using data and technology to drive business growth and increase efficiency. Aside from his professional pursuits, Jonathon enjoys spending quality time with his family, including hunting and fishing trips with his wife and daughter. His love for the outdoors and passion for technology are two sides of the same coin, and his diverse interests help him approach problems from multiple angles.