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Ryan Principal, Dena J. Hall, Selected as 2011 Women Making a Difference Award Finalist by the Los Angeles Business Journal

Press Release Jul 14, 2011

Dallas, Texas -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that Ryan Principal and Tax Compliance Services Practice Leader, Dena J. Hall, was honored at the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 19th Annual Women Making a Difference Awards Reception and Luncheon event. This annual awards ceremony recognizes Los Angeles-based women who lead by example, successfully blending effective business vision with a passionate commitment to making a positive difference in the world of business and in the communities they serve. Ms. Hall was one of five women that were honored in the Philanthropist of the Year category. Since 2005, Ms. Hall has ranked as a top five individual fund raiser for the City of Los Angeles Revlon Run/Walk, raising more than $50,000 to support the eradication of cancers in women.

“I am honored to be selected as one of the 2011 Women Making a Difference Award finalists from among the many outstanding professional women of Los Angeles,” said Ms. Hall. “I am thankful to work for a Firm that encourages its professionals to give back to the communities where we live and work.”

Ryan Principal Dena Hall at the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 19th Annual Women Making a Difference Awards Reception and Luncheon.

“I am proud of Dena’s tremendous philanthropic achievements and thankful for her outstanding contributions to our Firm, clients, and her community,” said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. “I congratulate her on this prestigious recognition and wish her continued success.”

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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