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Ryan Named One of the 2018 Best Workplaces in Chicago by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work®

Press Release Jun 11, 2018

Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, was selected as one of the Best Workplaces in Chicago by FORTUNE and Great Place to Work®, ranking among the top ten in the Large Company category. This distinguished list recognizes dynamic work cultures that excel in one of the largest metropolitan economies in the United States. Winners were selected based on over 11,000 employee evaluations of more than 50 elements of the workplace experience, including employee pride in the organization’s community impact, belief that their work makes a difference, feeling their work has special meaning, and several other key employee satisfaction metrics.

“As one of our nation’s economic main staples, the city of Chicago can be proud that organizations like Ryan are building this country’s economy by creating great places to work for all,” said Michael Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work.

“I appreciate the role our Chicago associates had in this recognition, and I am proud of their proven record of delivering outstanding client service and results,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “We are dedicated to providing an employee-centric work culture that continues to attract the most talented tax professionals in Chicago and around the globe.”

Ryan’s selection as a Best Workplace in Chicago follows many other FORTUNE workplace recognitions, including the 2018 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®, FORTUNE Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services, FORTUNE Best Workplaces for Diversity, FORTUNE 100 Best Workplaces for Women, and the number one ranking in the FORTUNE 50 Best Workplaces for Flexibility. 

About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® and Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.

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


Melodie Elliott
Director, Content & Communications Marketing