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Ryan Principal Elected to the Board of UNM Alumni Council

Press Release May 18, 2016

Ryan Principal, Damon Chronis, Elected to the Board of the University of New Mexico’s Anderson School of Management Alumni Council


Dallas, TexasRyan, a leading global tax services firm, announced today that Damon Chronis, Principal and Practice Leader, Transaction Tax, has been elected to the Board of the University of New Mexico’s (UNM’s) Anderson School of Management Alumni Council. The Anderson Alumni Council (AAC) advises on alumni affairs, develops and strengthens connections within the alumni community, develops networking opportunities for alumni and current students, and helps prepare current students for their role as an alumnus.

Mr. Chronis leads Ryan’s Transaction Tax practice, which is the largest practice of its kind in North America. With more than 17 years of experience in tax consulting, he has a successful career minimizing the tax liabilities and improving the tax performance of many of the world’s leading blue chip global corporations in the transportation, defense, manufacturing, and technology industries. He has represented all legacy U.S. domestic carriers and several global carriers, reducing state and local taxes and motor fuels excise taxes. In 2015, Mr. Chronis was invited to join the Texas Comptroller’s Taxpayer Advisory Group, which assists the Comptroller’s Office in developing and implementing Texas tax policy. He lectures on various tax topics for Ryan clients and has appeared as a speaker for the Institute for Professionals in Taxation and the International Air Transport Association. In 2012, he was a recipient of the Dallas Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty Award,” and the Collin County Business Press “40 Under 40 Award.” Mr. Chronis supports his local community by serving the Boys & Girls Club of Collin County as a Board Member and as the club’s Treasurer. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting at the University of New Mexico and now serves on the UNM Anderson School of Management Alumni Council.

“I congratulate Damon for receiving this distinguished recognition from his alma mater,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “He is a remarkable leader with a long history of success at Ryan, and his accomplishments and experience will greatly benefit the board of the Anderson Alumni Council.”

“It is an honor and a privilege to serve the Anderson School of Management in this capacity,” said Mr. Chronis. “I look forward to giving back to an organization that helped me find my own career path by helping enrich and develop the UNM alumni network throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth region.”

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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