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Helen D. Lemmon Joins State and Local Tax Leader Ryan & Company as a Principal in the Midwest

Press Release Jul 29, 2004

Dallas, Texas - Ryan & Company, America's largest independent state and local tax consulting firm, today announced that Helen Lemmon has joined the firm as a Principal in the Midwest. Lemmon becomes the 20th Principal in the firm.

Lemmon will take a leading role in the continued growth of the firm's strategically focused Midwest practice. She will serve as a lead resource in Ryan & Company's U.S. Incentives practice. Her extensive career includes serving as Office Managing Director for a major national accounting firm.

"We are excited to have Helen as a Principal on our team," said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal. "Her dynamic leadership skills and ability to develop and implement creative, cost-saving state and local tax solutions for clients make Helen a tremendous win for our firm. Her reputation for client service is described as best-in-class."

"I am pleased to join Ryan & Company, and I am looking forward to bringing the extensive expertise and professionalism of Ryan & Company to companies of the Midwest region," said Lemmon. "Ryan & Company's meticulous attention to the highest level of client service has established it as the market leader in serving Fortune 1000 companies within the state and local tax arena."

Prior to joining Ryan & Company, Helen served in a number of leadership and client service roles within two of the national accounting firms. Among those are Managing Partner of Global Accounts, Managing Director-in-Charge of a Regional State and Local Tax practice, and Director of a U.S. Credits and Incentives Practice.

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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