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Ryan Receives the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for the Sixth Consecutive Year

Press Release Feb 06, 2017

Dallas, TexasRyan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, received the Work-Life Seal of Distinction for the sixth consecutive year. This seal, awarded by WorldatWork, a nonprofit human resources association, is a unique mark of excellence designed to identify superior work cultures that are built on employee recognition and workplace flexibility.   

“Receiving this prestigious Work-Life Seal of Distinction for the sixth consecutive year validates our ongoing efforts to maintain the absolute best work environment in the tax services industry,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “Our Firm’s high-velocity revenue and profit growth demonstrate the incredible impact an employee-centric, flexible work environment has on business productivity and success.”

The Seal of Distinction is awarded to companies that meet defined standards of workplace programs, policies, and practices weighted on several factors, such as the complexity of implementation, required organizational resources, perceived breadth of access, and overall level of commitment from leadership.

“We congratulate all of the recipients of the 2017 Seal of Distinction. These recipients represent a wide variety of industries from across the U.S. and Canada, showing that the total rewards model applies to employers and employees everywhere,” stated Anne C. Ruddy, President and CEO of WorldatWork. “This year, we saw the highest number of applicants since the Seal of Distinction was created. I’m confident that this means an increasing number of companies are recognizing the importance of a workplace environment that benefits both the employer and employee.”

About WorldatWork®
The Total Rewards Association
WorldatWork is a nonprofit human resources association and compensation authority for professionals and organizations focused on compensation, benefits, and total rewards. Its mission is to empower professionals to become masters in their fields. They do so by providing thought leadership in total rewards disciplines from the world’s most respected experts, ensuring access to timely, relevant content and fostering an active community of total rewards practitioners and leaders. WorldatWork has more than 70,000 members and subscribers worldwide; more than 80% of Fortune 500 companies employ a WorldatWork member. Founded in 1955, WorldatWork has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Washington, D.C., and is affiliated with more than 70 human resources associations around the world.

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