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Ryan & Company Launches Unclaimed Property Consulting and Compliance Practice

Press Release Jan 07, 2003

Dallas, Texas -- Ryan & Company, a national provider of state & local tax consulting services, today announced the launch of its national unclaimed property consulting and compliance practice. As a result of this launch, the Firm will expand its office space at Monarch Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia to approximately 10,000 square feet.

Ryan & Company named Mr. James Santivañez, Senior Manager, to lead the practice. In his new position, Mr. Santivañez will focus on business development, service delivery, and recruiting efforts, building on Ryan & Company's existing presence and service delivery nationally. Ms. Sherridan Santivañez, Manager, joined the practice and will support Ryan & Company's national unclaimed property initiative.

Prior to joining Ryan & Company, Mr. Santivañez was associated with a Big 4 national accounting firm. Mr. Santivañez was previously a practice leader that provided unclaimed property consultation, audit defense, planning, and compliance services for clients in all industries. Ms. Sherridan Santivañez, also formerly associated with a Big 4 national accounting firm, has extensive experience consulting with clients in the unclaimed property area as well.

According to G. Brint Ryan, Ryan & Company Managing Principal, "This new practice will greatly benefit Ryan & Company clients by helping to efficiently and effectively meet any unclaimed property consulting and compliance needs. James and Sherridan have strong, established relationships with key personnel at state unclaimed property agencies and bring Ryan & Company a tremendous breadth of expertise in the unclaimed property area."

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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