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State and Local Tax Leader Ryan & Company Establishes St. Louis Office

Press Release Feb 02, 2004

Dallas, Texas -- Ryan & Company, America's largest independent state and local tax consulting firm, announced it has opened an office in St. Louis, Missouri, expanding its national tax practice to 14 locations. The firm's St. Louis office opened today in the Clayton business district. Tax veteran Randy Hilger, a former Missouri State Tax Deputy Director, will head the new office.

"We are thrilled to have the St. Louis office as the newest addition to Ryan & Company," said G. Brint Ryan, managing principal of Ryan & Company. "This expansion is just one component of our firm's long-term business strategy, as our company has plans to open several more locations throughout the country to better serve our many national Fortune 1000 clients."

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the firm is establishing the St. Louis office to better serve the many national accounts operating in the region, including Southern Union Gas, and Kroger Co. The office will build on the firm's existing presence by focusing on strategic business development, quality service delivery and recruiting efforts in the St. Louis area. "I am excited to be a part of Ryan & Company, and I hope to build on the firm's strong reputation in the marketplace," said Hilger. "I look forward to the opportunities to present and demonstrate our approach to client service in this market."

Prior to joining Ryan & Company, Hilger served as vice president of state and local tax services for a regional consulting firm. Hilger has 20 years of experience in the state and local tax area, and previously served as Deputy Director of the Missouri Department of Revenue's Division of Taxation.

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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