Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan, was named the 2014 American Business AwardsSM Executive of the Year in the Accounting category. Nicknamed the Stevie Awards for the Greek word for “crowned,” the trophies were presented to winners during a gala banquet on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park Hotel. More than 400 nominees and their guests attended. Gold Stevie winners were selected from more than 3,300 nominations received from organizations of all sizes and industries across the United States.
Among the many factors contributing to this prestigious honor were Mr. Ryan’s leadership over record revenue and EBITDA performance in 2013, a demonstrated history of award-winning client service, the successful implementation of an internationally recognized flexible work environment, and the highest compounded annual growth rate of all major corporate tax services firms in the United States over the past five years.
“It’s an honor for us to recognize and celebrate such an outstanding class of organizations and individuals,” said Michael Gallagher, President and Founder of the Stevie Awards. “The judges were especially discerning this year, and the winners should be proud of their achievements and their ability to express those achievements in a way that captured the judges’ hearts and imaginations.”
“I am proud to be honored as Executive of the Year among the many outstanding tax and accounting executives across the United States,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “This award is directly attributable to the talent and commitment of Ryan professionals and associates. I sincerely appreciate their unwavering commitment to our clients and our Firm’s objectives.”
Ryan also received a Silver Stevie Award for Company of the Year in the Financial Services category, as well as Silver and Bronze Stevie Awards for Motivational and Corporate Overview videos.
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 4,700 professionals and associates serves over 29,000 clients in more than 75 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com.
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