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Dr. William F. Yancey to Join Dallas-based Ryan & Company

Press Release Jan 22, 1999

Dallas, Texas -- G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal of Ryan & Company, announced today that William F. Yancey, Ph.D., C.P.A., will join Ryan & Company as a Senior Manager and National Director of the Firm’s Audit Sampling Practice effective February 1, 1999. Ryan & Company, one of the largest state and local tax consulting firms in the United States, currently has the leading transaction tax practice in the nation. Mr. Ryan said, "We are extremely fortunate to have the nation's foremost expert on the application of statistical sampling in sales and use tax audits joining our team. Dr. Yancey's experience brings a new and valuable dimension to the services our firm can provide to our corporate clients in this important and complex area."

Dr. Yancey's responsibilities will include the design and evaluation of audit sampling methodologies for multi-state tax audits for Ryan & Company's clients. Additionally, Dr. Yancey will continue his active schedule of speaking engagements and lectures at tax conferences and universities.

Ryan & Company recently announced that former State Comptroller John Sharp joined the Firm as a shareholder. Mr. Sharp, based in the Austin Office of Ryan & Company, is responsible for representing Ryan & Company to the Texas and national business community.

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an 11-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,800 professionals and associates serves over 30,000 clients in more than 80 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at


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