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Ryan & Company Announces Spring 2007 Promotions

Press Release May 14, 2007

Dallas, Texas - Ryan & Company, North America’s largest independent state and local tax consulting firm, today announced the promotions of 53 of the Firm’s industry-leading professionals.

Ryan & Company is proud to announce the promotions of Leslie Hahn, Nigel Hoyle, Randy Hilger, Luke Krieger, and Garry Round to Principal.

Professional promotions include Brian Burdett, Patti Deemer, Tim Kirkpatrick, and Kathy Weaver to Senior Manager; Bill Coursey, Matt Ochterbeck, and Sharon Welhouse to Manager; Devra Atlas, Brandon Hayes, Rob Hoyt, Britt Klein, Branden Lorenz, and Megan Pierce to Team Leader; Donny Bondeson, Colin Boyd, Nick Bradley, Philip Cain, Andy Chapman, Jerry Collins, Alison Duffy, Brad Ellis, Aaron Evans, Keegan Faseler, Michael Garcia, Jennifer Grisham, Ziya Hajiyev, T.J. Henslee, Adam Kuhlmeier, Chris Lagrone, Katie Markham, Anne Martin, Whit Phillips, Travis Puckett, Matt Reynolds, Kory Ryan, Adam Scheele, Michael Sekany, Ken Shook, Sloan Smalley, Brian Tan, Steven Teggeman, Matt Terwelp, Kevin Watson, and Teresa Yu to Senior Consultant; Sharon Dittmar, Allison Funk, and Kim Jackson to Senior Administrator.

“Our continued growth and commitment to providing unparalleled opportunity have allowed us to attract the most talented individuals in the industry to support corporate tax leaders across North America,” said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal of Ryan & Company. “We are delighted to reward these hard-working professionals for delivering industry-leading customer satisfaction and results to our portfolio of premier Fortune 1000 clients.”

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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