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G. Brint Ryan receives inaugural 2018 Dallas Business Journal Most Admired CEO Award

Press Release Sep 24, 2018

DBJ readers also name Mr. Ryan to Readers’ Choice Award

DALLAS (Sept. 24, 2018) – G. Brint Ryan, chairman and CEO of Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, has been named to the Dallas Business Journal’s inaugural list of the Most Admired CEOs in North Texas.

The Most Admired CEO honorees were selected from votes submitted by CEO nominations in multiple industries throughout North Texas. After ballots were tallied, Dallas Business Journal readers were given the opportunity to cast their votes for a Readers’ Choice honoree in each business category, making Mr. Ryan one of nine leaders to also be awarded this prestigious recognition.

The Dallas Business Journal established the Most Admired CEOs Award in 2018 to honor North Texas executives most admired by their peers, employees, and the community. These business leaders were selected based upon their ability to inspire those around them; hold their employees, products, and services in the highest regard; run their companies with integrity; and demonstrate how successful companies should be managed.

According to the Dallas Business Journal, the 2018 class of the Most Admired CEOs represents the best of what servant leadership means at companies in North Texas.

“It is an honor to be included among the North Texas business leaders on this list. I sincerely thank them and the Dallas Business Journal readers for these recognitions,” said G. Brint Ryan, chairman and CEO of Ryan. “To the more than 2,200 Ryan employees I have the honor to lead and the 14,000 global clients we have the privilege to serve, thank you.”

The Most Admired CEOs were honored at an awards dinner hosted by the Dallas Business Journal at the Omni Frisco Hotel. 

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 4,700 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


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