Antonio Rodríguez · CEO · Spanish & English

A Spanish citizen who attended Cleveland State University on a Fulbright Scholarship, Antonio holds a degree in Financial Accounting from Harvard Business School Online.

He has been a Registered Tax Return Preparer with the IRS since 2011 and an Acceptance Agent since 2018. Antonio is the General Coordinator of the team and the U.S. Tax Returns supervisor. He is an expert in U.S. Fiscal Law for expats. 

Luciano Rodrigues · CEO Know2Grow · Portuguese & English

Luciano has a business management degree and is a registered Chartered Accountant. Started his carrer in PwC as an auditor and later became involved in Accountancy. In 2014 decided to create his own accountancy firm – Know2Grow – with a strong focus in international clients.

Besides that, has been intensively connected with short term rentals association (ALEP) and his beloved football club, Belenenses, where he had several roles throughout the years, as Head of Press Office or President Advisor.


Rui Mendes. Program Manager. Know2Grow · Portuguese & English

Rui has a degree in accounting and taxation from the School of Management and Technology of Santarém. He is a member of the Certified Accountants Association.

His main activities are operational organization, accounting, and tax advice.


Didia Moneo · Program Manager. Spanish, Portuguese & English

She studied Philosophy at the Universidad Complutense and holds a Master’s degree in Pedagogy. She has worked in the areas of Human Resources and Logistics in different companies worldwide. She is a IRS Registered Tax Preparer.


In honor of our founders

Our company was founded by John G. Kearins in 1965. He was originally responsible for Arthur Andersen’s U.S. tax practice in Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Spain and Portugal. After living in Italy for a while John ended moving to Madrid and joined Henry Frautschy, to continue helping U.S. Expats living in Spain.

Henry Frautschy
Founding Member

He was an American Accountant with a Master’s degree from the IE (Instituto de Empresa, Madrid.) with over 20 years’ experience helping Americans living abroad prepare their U.S. Tax Returns. 

He also prepared Spanish Tax Returns for our clients. He created and ran the former Syncordia for almost 20 years. Henry died in March 2011.

John G. Kearins
Founding Member

Attorney and a Certified Public Accountant. He received his degree in accounting and his CPA Certificate from the University of Illinois and his Juris Doctor from DePaul University. He was admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court. He specialized in U.S. taxation of American resident abroad for over 45 years. Jack lived in Italy and Spain.