Dallas, Texas -- Ryan & Company announced today that John Walter has joined Ryan & Company as Principal in Charge of the Atlanta, Georgia office. Prior to joining Ryan & Company, Mr. Walter was a Partner with a major national accounting firm, with responsibility for developing specific product and service market plans consistent with the strategic plan of the Multistate Tax practice. In addition, Mr. Walter was formerly the sales and use tax practice leader for another Big 4 firm’s Midwest tax practice, where he was responsible for monitoring and analyzing specific judicial, legislative, and administrative issues.
Prior to his work with the major national accounting firm, Mr. Walter served as senior auditor for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, the Michigan Department of Treasury, and the Multistate Tax Commission. His responsibilities included the performance of sales and use tax, Texas franchise tax, and Michigan single business tax audits on corporations in various industries. He was also a senior tax consultant for a national tax firm.
Mr. Walter is a member of the Illinois CPA Society, the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, the Equipment Leasing Association, and the American Trucking Association. John received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Illinois and completed the Accounting Certification program at Northwestern University.
"We are excited to have a person with John's experience and ability on the team and we look forward to his many contributions," said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal of Ryan & Company.
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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