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Ryan Principal and Transaction Tax Practice Leader, Damon N. Chronis, Named to Dallas Business Journal 2012 Class of 40 Under Forty Winners

Press Release Aug 27, 2012

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that Ryan Principal and Transaction Tax Practice Leader, Damon N. Chronis, was honored by the Dallas Business Journal as one of the 40 most highly accomplished Dallas/Fort Worth executives under the age of 40. The annual Dallas Business Journal 40 Under Forty award recognizes Dallas/Fort Worth professionals who have achieved a superior level of executive excellence and accomplishment early in their careers, with the winners selected from hundreds of talented young professionals. The 2012 group includes young executives and entrepreneurs who have achieved great professional success, while demonstrating a personal commitment to the North Texas community. This prestigious recognition follows Mr. Chronis’ recent selection to the inaugural Collin County Business Press 2012 40 Under 40 list.

Mr. Chronis began his career with Ryan in 1999, and his outstanding technical expertise and commitment to superior client service resulted in his promotion to Principal in October 2006, becoming the Firm’s youngest executive promoted to this esteemed title. Today, Mr. Chronis is Transaction Tax Practice Leader, managing more than 400 professionals in the Firm’s largest tax practice. He is a frequent lecturer on various tax topics for leading industry associations and is a member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT). He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County. Mr. Chronis holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of New Mexico.

“I am proud to be honored among the outstanding professionals selected as the Dallas Business Journal 40 Under Forty award winners,” said Mr. Chronis. “I am also thankful to work for a high-growth firm like Ryan, where I am able to achieve personal and professional success in a dynamic flexible work environment.”

“Damon’s outstanding technical expertise, superior leadership skills, and commitment to client results have established him as one of the premier tax professionals in our industry,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “I am proud of his tremendous achievements and thankful for his continuous pursuit of excellence on behalf of our Firm and our clients.”

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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