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Mark LoRusso Joins Ryan as Principal in the Firm's Phoenix, Arizona Office

Press Release Mar 29, 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 Mark LoRusso has joined the Firm as a Principal in its rapidly expanding Phoenix, Arizona office. Mr. LoRusso is a recognized leader in multistate taxation, with a specialization in property tax consulting services for large campuses and heavy industrial, complex manufacturing, and centrally assessed properties.

Over the past 23 years, Mr. LoRusso has achieved broad industry recognition for strategic thought leadership, having successfully generated and pursued multiple tax issues at tax boards and tax courts across the United States and Canada. He has also successfully prosecuted property tax assessment appeals representing several billion dollars in assets.

Prior to joining Ryan, Mr. LoRusso served as the Western Region Vice President of Operations for a large North American tax consulting firm with responsibility for all regional operations, including business development, issue development, and service delivery for property tax, income tax, and sales and use tax consulting. Mr. LoRusso has achieved the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT) Certified Member of the Institute (CMI) designation, which recognizes professional achievement and distinction in property taxation, and is a member of the American Society of Appraisers, as well as the Appraisal Institute. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Pennsylvania State University.

"Having directly competed with Ryan for most of my career, I have personally followed the Firm’s outstanding growth and success as a market leader in the tax services industry," said Mr. LoRusso. "I look forward to playing a prominent role in its continued growth, while supporting Ryan’s reputation for technical tax expertise, innovation, and superior client satisfaction."

"Our clients will benefit tremendously from Mark’s multi-disciplinary practice expertise and strategic insight into evolving tax issues,” said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. "I am excited to hire a top industry professional like Mark LoRusso and look forward to his leadership contributions in support of our continued growth and delivery of outstanding client value and results."

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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