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Ryan Named to FORTUNE Magazine’s Great Places to Work List; Selected One of the Best Workplaces in the United States

Press Release Oct 25, 2012

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that the Firm was ranked one of the best places to work in the United States. Ryan ranked 6th in the Great Place to Work® 2012 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, to be published in the November issue of FORTUNE Magazine. This prestigious award was established in 2004 to identify, recognize, and honor the top companies that offer the best places of employment in the United States. Winning companies demonstrated exceptional workplace cultures based on a comprehensive methodology of employee surveys and rigorous audits measuring organizational credibility, respect, fairness, pride, and camaraderie.

Companies selected to this exclusive list are forging a new era of business productivity through positive workplace cultures, and as a result are demonstrating better financial performance, less employee turnover, higher levels of customer satisfaction and loyalty, more innovative and creative thinking, higher productivity, and enhanced public perception.

“The Best Small & Medium Workplace list grows more competitive every year and this list represents the best of the best,” said Susan Lucas-Conwell, Global Chief Executive Officer of Great Place to Work®. “While each company is unique, what they have in common are strong cultures that support positive workplaces.”

“After several attempts to attain this prestigious national honor, we are proud to be recognized as one of the best places to work in the United States,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “Employee feedback from the application process proved extremely valuable to our Firm, providing insightful metrics that formed the genesis of our internationally recognized myRyan work environment.”

Ryan’s innovative myRyan work environment changes the measurement of work performance from hours worked to results achieved. Ryan employees have the flexibility to work where and when they are most efficient and effective. Since its inception, myRyan has delivered tremendous dividends for the Firm, its clients, and its employees. Ryan has dramatically improved employee retention and satisfaction, while demonstrating solid year-over-year revenue growth. Most importantly, Ryan employees have achieved the highest client satisfaction ratings in the history of the Firm, while enjoying the freedom to meet the competing demands of work and life.

Ryan’s company profile and a complete list of the winning companies can be found on the following links:

About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is a global consulting and management training firm specializing in workplace excellence and development of high-trust organizational cultures. Its proprietary research tool, the Trust Index© Employee Survey is taken by over 10 million employees in 45 countries annually. Leading companies worldwide apply its Model® to increase the levels of trust across their organizations and drive business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work® online at and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

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


Melodie Elliott
Director, Content and Communications Marketing