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Ryan & Company Expands Atlanta Office with Addition of Principal Douglas DeRito

Press Release Jan 31, 2006

Dallas, Texas - Ryan & Company, America's largest independent state & local tax consulting firm, today announced the addition of Douglas DeRito as a Principal in its Atlanta office. DeRito will assist the Firm with transaction tax and tax technology solutions.

"I am pleased to be part of the most prestigious state & local tax consulting firm in the country," said DeRito. "I have joined an exceptional team of professionals, who together have earned a reputation of excellence. I am committed to maintaining the high standards under which we serve our clientele and contributing to the continued success of this fine organization."

"We are thrilled to have Doug join the ownership team at Ryan & Company. As a very distinguished member of the state & local tax profession, Doug further strengthens our national network of professionals" said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal. "We are very excited about our momentum toward building the largest, most talented national network of professionals in the industry."

Prior to joining Ryan & Company, DeRito most recently served as an Executive Director for a national tax technology and business solutions practice, and was also a Partner for a national accounting firm.

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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