Leadership

G. Brint Ryan

Chairman and CEO

Texas

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PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Founder, Chairman of the Board, and CEO, Ryan, Dallas office

PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current
  • Chairman, University of North Texas (UNT) System Board of Regents
    • Re-appointed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott (2015–2021)
  • Chairman, Tax Policy Advisory Board
    • Appointed by Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick (2015–Present)
  • Member, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Texas Affiliate Board (2011–Present)
  • Member, UNT Dallas Founders Circle, University of North Texas (2004–Present)
Previous
  • Chairman, University of North Texas (UNT) System Board of Regents
    • Appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry (2009–2015)
  • Member, Select Committee on Economic Development
    • Appointed by Texas Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst (2012–2013)
  • Member, Taxpayer Advisory Group, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
    • Appointed by Comptroller Susan Combs (2007–2014)
  • Member, College of Business Advisory Board, University of North Texas (2004–2009)
  • Member, Board of Visitors, UNT Health Science Center (2001–2013)
  • Member, Taxpayer Advisory Group, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
    • Appointed by Comptroller Carole Strayhorn (1999–2006)
  • Chairman, Accounting Advisory Board, University of North Texas (1999–2001)
  • Member, Accounting Advisory Board, University of North Texas (1998–2012)
  • Member, Industry/Practitioner Liaison Group, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
    • Appointed by Comptroller John Sharp (1994–1998)

PUBLICATIONS

Contributing Editor, CCH Incorporated, Guidebook to Texas Taxes (2004–2017)

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Dallas 500 Most Influential Business Leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth, D CEO magazine (2016, 2015)
  • Customer Service CEO of the Year, Customer Service Institute
    of America and International Council of Customer Service Organizations (2015, 2010)
  • Managing Partner, Elite List, Accounting Today (2014)
  • Executive of the Year, American Business Awards (2014)
  • Honoree, Irish American Business 100 (2013)
  • Top 25 Most Powerful People in Texas, Texas Monthly magazine
  • Judge Elbert P. Tuttle Distinguished Achievement Award, Epsilon Delta Chapter, Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity, University of North Texas (2011)
  • CEO of the Year, Houston Work-Life Roundtable (2010)
  • Patriot Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (2010)
  • IPT Special Award, Institute for Professionals in Taxation (2010)
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of North Texas (2009)
  • Outstanding Alumnus Service Award, University of North Texas (2003)
  • Distinguished Alumnus, Beta Pi Chapter, Beta Alpha Psi, University of North Texas (1998)
  • Alumnus of the Year, Department of Accounting, University of North Texas (1997)
  • Salute to Excellence Award for CPE Presentations, Houston Chapter, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants

BOARD & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Heart Association, Dallas Division
    • Board of Directors (2011–2013)
  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Dallas Citizens Council
    • Executive Committee, Board of Directors
  • Dallas/Fort Worth State Tax Association
    • Executive Director (1993–1995)
  • Dallas Habitat for Humanity
    • Dream Dallas, Advisory Council Board Member
  • Friends of Wednesday's Child
    • Board of Directors (2013–2015)
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Junior League of Dallas
    • Community Advisory Board Member
  • North Texas Super Bowl XLV
    • Host Committee Board of Directors (2010–2011)
  • Pi Kappa Alpha Foundation
    • Board of Trustees (2011–2014)
  • Texas Association of Business
    • Executive Committee, Board of Directors
  • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Texas Taxpayers and Research Association
    • Executive Committee, Board of Directors
  • We Heart Veterans, Inc.
    • Executive Committee, Board of Directors

EDUCATION & ACCREDITATION

  • Master of Science Degree, Accounting (Emphasis in Taxation), University of North Texas
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Accounting, University of North Texas
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Licensed in Texas
    (Ryan is not a CPA firm.)
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