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Ryan Global President and COO Appointed to North Texas Food Bank Board of Directors

Press Release Oct 24, 2018

DALLAS (Oct. 24, 2018)Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, announced Ginny B. Kissling, global president and chief operating officer, has been appointed to the North Texas Food Bank Board of Directors for a two-year term.

“The North Texas Food Bank board is made up of a diverse and talented group of individuals who are critical leaders and innovators of our efforts to end hunger in North Texas,” said Trisha Cunningham, president and CEO of the North Texas Food Bank. “We were thrilled to welcome Ginny Kissling to the Food Bank family. She brings a wealth of expertise in the tax services field and has already demonstrated passion for our vision of creating a hunger-free and healthy North Texas.”

Since 2006, Kissling has supported the North Texas Food Bank in a variety of ways. Beyond her personal support, she has been instrumental in securing support from The Ryan Foundation. Additionally, she has presented volunteer opportunities that encourage Ryan employees to share their time and talents in living one of Ryan’s values “Generosity Matters,” which focuses on sharing success with colleagues and clients, as well as our community.

“The mission of the North Texas Food Bank is very important to me, personally and professionally,” said Kissling. “No family should ever go hungry, and to have the opportunity to be a part of an organization actively working to mitigate this inspires me. As a new board member and a results-driven person, I’m thrilled to be a part of the team that will help the organization reach its 10-year goal of providing 92 million nutritious meals annually by 2025.”

About the North Texas Food Bank

The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) is a top-ranked nonprofit hunger-relief organization, serving 13 counties. The Food Bank’s administrative headquarters—the Moody Campus—is located in the Dallas Farmers Market, and its new distribution and volunteer center—the Perot Family Campus—opened in Collin County in September of 2018. Each day, NTFB provides access to more than 190,000 meals for hungry children, seniors, and families through a network of more than 1,000 programs and more than 200 Partner Agencies. In fiscal year 2018, NTFB provided access to almost 72 million nutritious meals. While the NTFB is making steady progress toward closing the hunger gap, much work remains to be done to reach the organization’s 10-year goal of providing 92 million nutritious meals annually by 2025. 

NTFB is a member of Feeding America, a national hunger relief organization.

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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