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Noel E. Hall, Jr. Joins Ryan as Principal and National Practice Leader of the Firm’s Unclaimed Property Practice

Press Release Apr 28, 2008

Dallas, Texas - Ryan, the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada, today announced that Noel E. Hall, Jr. has been hired as a Principal to lead the Firm’s national Unclaimed Property practice. Mr. Hall is a recognized industry expert and past president of the Unclaimed Property Professionals Organization. He has represented a stellar list of Fortune 500 companies before various jurisdictions, specializing in all aspects of abandoned and unclaimed property consulting, audit defense, and compliance. He will be based in the Firm’s Los Angeles, California office.

With more than 27 years of diverse private and public industry experience in state and local taxes, financial audit, financial reporting, and budgeting, Mr. Hall has devoted countless hours educating corporations throughout the country and speaking before numerous industry and tax groups on the subject of unclaimed property. Prior to joining Ryan, he was a National Practice Leader for two Big 4 accounting firms, a Managing Director for a national tax consulting firm, and the Founder and Managing Principal of a specialized unclaimed property consulting firm. Mr. Hall has a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from St. John’s University and is a licensed CPA.

“Mr. Hall is one of the most recognized names in the area of abandoned and unclaimed property consulting, and his wealth of experience will provide a tremendous benefit to our clients,” said G. Brint Ryan, Managing Principal of Ryan. “Adding Mr. Hall to the Ryan leadership team as Principal and National Practice Leader represents another pivotal step in the continued growth of our Unclaimed Property practice and will provide our clients significant value and savings to their bottom line.”

“The exceptionally talented Unclaimed Property professionals in the Firm and their dedication to quality client service are second to none,” said Mr. Hall. “I am proud to join the leadership team of the industry’s most recognized high-growth tax services firm and look forward to directing the continued rapid expansion of Ryan’s Unclaimed Property practice.”

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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