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Ryan Chairman and CEO, G. Brint Ryan, Honored with 2017 Wings of Eagles Presidential Award

Press Release May 30, 2017

Dallas, Texas – G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, has been honored with the 2017 Wings of Eagles Presidential Award by the University of North Texas (UNT). This is the university’s most prestigious award presented by the president to the alumnus who has made a transformative impact on the university, embodying engagement, generosity, and affinity to UNT. Mr. Ryan graduated from UNT with bachelor’s and master’s degrees in UNT’s five-year accounting program in 1988, serves on a number of UNT advisory boards, and is fulfilling his second term as chairman of the UNT System Board of Regents.  

“It is an honor and a privilege to receive this award from the university that made such a positive impact on my life and career,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “I have experienced firsthand the transformational power of education, and I will continue to support UNT so that others can have that incredible experience.”   

For more information on Mr. Ryan’s 2017 Wings of Eagles Presidential Award, view the following press announcement and video released by the University of North Texas. 

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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