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Ryan Selected as One of the Best Places to Work in Central Texas for the Third Consecutive Year

Press Release Jun 28, 2012

Dallas, Texas - Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that the Firm’s Austin, Texas office was selected as one of the Best Places to Work in Central Texas for the third consecutive year. The Firm was ranked 21st on the Austin Business Journal’s 2012 Best Places to Work list. Each year, the Austin Business Journal releases the Best Places to Work list, recognizing Central Texas businesses and organizations based upon rigorous evaluations of workplace policies, practices, and demographics, combined with comprehensive employee surveys measuring work environment, culture, and employee pride and satisfaction. Ryan was one of only 70 businesses that were honored from the more than 268 companies nominated. The winners were selected based on their employees’ attitudes of team effectiveness, retention risk, alignment with goals, trust with coworkers, individual contribution, manager effectiveness, trust in senior leaders, feeling valued, work engagement, and people practices.

In August 2008, Ryan launched myRyan, an innovative work environment that changed the measurement of work performance from hours worked to results achieved. The Firm rolled out myRyan as a major culture shift designed to reach even higher levels of client service and employee satisfaction. 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.

“We take great pride in winning the Best Places to Work in Central Texas award for three consecutive years,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “We are committed to empowering Ryan associates with incredible freedom and flexibility, and they are responding by leading our industry into a new era of business productivity through workplace innovation.”

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