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Bill Crow Joins Ryan as Principal to Support Continued Growth of State Income and Franchise Tax Practice

Press Release Jul 27, 2010

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 Mr. William (Bill) D. Crow has joined the leadership team as Principal, providing leadership and expertise to support the Firm’s rapidly growing State Income and Franchise Tax practice. He will be based in the Houston, Texas office.

Prior to joining Ryan, Mr. Crow was the State and Local Tax Practice Leader and shareholder for a Houston-based accounting and business consulting firm, as well as Managing Partner for a Houston-based tax consulting firm. Mr. Crow also has in-depth corporate experience, having served as Tax Counsel for a leading global Fortune 100 company. He brings 15 years of state and local tax experience supporting numerous Fortune 500 clients, with specialized expertise in the oil and gas and energy services industry. Mr. Crow has achieved broad industry recognition for strategic thought leadership, with recent speaking engagements at the Tax Executives Institute and Lorman Education Services. Mr. Crow has a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Houston, Law Center, and a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with highest distinction from Ambassador University. He has been a licensed member of the State Bar of Texas for more than 15 years.

"We are excited to have a recognized tax professional like Bill Crow join our executive team," said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. "His innovative approach to state income tax issues will provide our clients significant value and guide the continued growth of our State Income and Franchise Tax practice."

"Ryan's market leadership position and commitment to client service have become widely recognized throughout the industry," said Mr. Crow. "I am honored to join the leadership team and look forward to supporting Ryan’s premier portfolio of Fortune 1000 companies."

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 4,700 professionals and associates serves over 29,000 clients in more than 75 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at


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