Dallas, Texas -- Ryan & Company announced today that Pam Salinas, former Texas Enterprise Zone Program Manager, has joined the Firm as a Senior Consultant in the Firm's Tax Incentive Practice. Ms. Salinas will be based in Ryan & Company's Austin, Texas office.
The Tax Incentive Practice, which was recently expanded with the acquisition of Austin, Texas-based Tax Incentive Strategies, specializes in the negotiation and application of state and local tax incentives including tax abatements, credits, and refunds of all types for businesses that are expanding or relocating. The Tax Incentive Practice's clients include many well-known Fortune 500 companies, including Owens Corning, CITGO Refining & Chemicals, and Texaco.
For four years, Ms. Salinas headed one of Texas' most active business incentive programs. At the Texas Department of Economic Development, the leading economic development state agency for Texas, she became a well-respected authority on exemptions, credits, refunds, and tax abatements of all types. Since that time, she also developed long-term relationships with local leaders and economic developers who depended on her expertise for assisting businesses seeking tax relief in business expansions and relocations.
"We are pleased to announce that Pam Salinas has joined our firm and we are fortunate to have Texas' foremost expert on one of the most active incentive programs," said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal of Ryan & Company. "Her knowledge and experience will be a great asset to our Tax Incentive Practice."
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 4,700 professionals and associates serves over 29,000 clients in more than 75 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com.
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