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Ryan Honored with Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Award; Selected as Customer Opinion Spotlight Award Winner for Superior Client Service

Press Release Sep 18, 2013

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that the Firm has been selected as one of 40 winners of the 2013 Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Award. Of the premier companies selected, Ryan was honored with an additional Spotlight Award in the Customer Opinion category for the Firm’s commitment to client service excellence.

Arizona’s Most Admired Companies Awards are sponsored by Arizona Business Magazine and BestCompaniesAZ and is considered the most comprehensive and prestigious corporate awards program in Arizona. Winning companies are recognized for the contributions and economic impact they bring to the State of Arizona and are selected based on performance in the areas of workplace culture, leadership excellence, social responsibility, customer opinion, and innovation.

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 are honored to be among Arizona’s most admired companies for the second year in a row,” said Jon C. Sweet, Ryan Executive Vice President and Vice Chairman of Strategy, who is based in the Firm’s Scottsdale office. “Our innovative flexible work environment has attracted premier talent from across the region, fueling phenomenal growth and even higher levels of client service excellence.”

“I would like to personally thank every one of our Arizona employees for their role in Ryan’s selection to this prestigious list of Most Admired Companies,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “Our associates are demonstrating the incredible impact that a flexible work environment has on business productivity and results.”

For a list of the 2013 Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, visit the website at

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