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Ryan & Company Announces Spring Promotions and New Hires

Press Release Apr 07, 2004

Dallas, Texas - Ryan & Company, America's largest independent state and local tax consulting firm, has announced spring promotions and recently hired new management.

Professional tax consultant promotions include Sandi Farquharson to Senior Manager; Lori Braddick, Luke Krieger, and Clara Lamb to Manager; and Kelly Butler, Lanie Carson, Angela Perkins, and Cheryl Suscha to Team Leader. In corporate administration, Patti Deemer has been promoted to Manager, Legal Services and Terry Pierce to Manager, Recruiting.

"Our firm's tremendous growth rate has allowed us to attract some of the most talented individuals in the state and local tax industry," said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal. "These individuals continue to excel and provide superior service to our clients, and their promotions are a testament to that accomplishment." Ryan & Company has maintained an average annual revenue growth rate of 30% over the past three years.

"Furthermore," continued Mr. Ryan, "additional responsibilities in corporate administration and new markets have been created as a result of this growth. Our success has prompted us to create and fill top-level positions in the areas of training and marketing, as well as office leaders in several new locations. We believe we have selected the most experienced and talented professionals to fill those roles."

Recent professional acquisitions include Jerry Lynch, Principal in Charge of the New York City office; Randy Hilger, Senior Manager of the St. Louis office; Art Arbuckle, Senior Manager of the Indianapolis office; Wade Nelson, Senior Manager of the Phoenix office; Greg Weston, Manager of the San Francisco office; and Fred Vance, Director, Property Tax in the Los Angeles office. Recent corporate management hires include Gay Adelmann, Director of Marketing and Delta Emerson, Director of Training.

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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