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Ryan & Company Appoints Tony Mills President

Press Release Feb 27, 2006

Dallas, Texas - Ryan & Company today announced that Tony Mills was named President and a Member of the Board of Directors. Mills, Ryan & Company's 19th Principal who joined the Firm in April 2002 as Executive Vice President and General Counsel, will relocate to the Dallas headquarters.

Prior to joining Ryan & Company, Mills was Senior Vice President-Corporate Development of PRG-Schultz International, Inc. (Nasdaq: PRGX). PRG-Schultz is the world’s leading recovery audit firm. Beginning in 1997, Mills established and led the Corporate Development function and was instrumental in forming alliances and acquiring numerous companies around the world.

"Tony’s management experience and leadership abilities, combined with his deep understanding of our company, our people, and our industry make him the ideal person to execute on our strategies as we continue the march to become the leading provider of state & local tax consulting services," said G. Brint Ryan, Chief Executive Officer of Ryan & Company.

"I’m very excited about the opportunity to continue to play a role in the continued success and growth of Ryan & Company," said Mills. "There is no doubt in my mind that Ryan & Company will establish undisputed market leadership in the United States in relatively short order."

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 ryan.com.

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