Press Room

Ryan & Company Executive Vice President and General Counsel Tony Mills Becomes 19th Principal

Press Release Jul 19, 2004

Dallas, Texas - Ryan & Company, America's largest independent state and local tax consulting firm, today announced that Tony Mills has become the 19th Principal in the firm. Mr. Mills joined Ryan & Company in April 2002 as Executive Vice President and General Counsel and is based out of the firm's Atlanta office.

"Tony has played a key role in managing our continued rapid growth and in our successful transition into a market-leading business," said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal of Ryan & Company. "His legal experience, including mergers and acquisitions, coupled with his operational capabilities, uniquely position him to assist us in building the infrastructure necessary to capitalize on the attractive market opportunity that exists."

"I'm excited to be a Principal and a member of the executive management team of Ryan & Company," said Tony Mills. "The firm has an impressive history of profitable growth and is the most client-centric organization I have ever encountered. Even more exciting are the future prospects of the firm, particularly in light of the current state of the industry."

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


Melodie Elliott
Director, Content & Communications Marketing