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Crain’s Chicago Business Names Ryan One of the 2019 Best Places to Work in Chicago

Press Release Apr 23, 2019

CHICAGO (April 23, 2019)Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, has been named to the Crain’s Chicago Business 2019 Best Places to Work in Chicago. This is the first time the Firm has been named to this prestigious list.

“This recognition is an honor and great achievement for our Chicago team,” said President of U.S. Operations Damon N. Chronis. “It reflects how our employees feel about working at Ryan and reinforces our commitment to creating an environment that promotes collaboration, open communication, and serving each other and our clients.”

Survey results revealed 98 percent of Ryan employees said they are willing to give extra effort to help the organization succeed, 98 percent agreed to being satisfied with the amount of vacation and Paid Time Off, and 97 percent said the Firm’s communication is frequent and clear from the leadership level.

According to one Ryan Chicago employee, “This is a very open organization, especially in terms of communication, feedback, and the general operations of the Firm. We have multiple platforms that allow us to feel heard and included, while making an impact on the Firm and the business. All ideas—big and small—can be shared through the platform RyanInnovates.”

RyanInnovates is the tool for employees to submit ideas and suggestions to enhance client satisfaction, increase financial growth for the Firm, and enrich the employee experience.

About Crain’s Chicago Business

Crain’s Chicago Business is the top source of news, analysis, and information on business in metropolitan Chicago for decision-makers in the private and public sectors. Crain’s provides deeper analysis, commentary, special reports, and features. Crain’s also produces databases, live events, and sponsored content, all with the aim of deepening readers’ understanding of local business.

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