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Ryan Recognized as an “Elite 8” Employer by Achievers

Press Release Sep 11, 2019

2019 AchieversDALLAS (Sept. 11, 2019) – Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, has been recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the 2019 Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™Ryan was also one of only eight companies named to the exclusive Achievers “Elite 8” list. This marks the first time the Firm has been selected to this premier list, being honored as the top company in the Personal and Professional Growth category.

The coveted “Elite 8” recognition is given to the companies that most exemplify Achievers’ Eight Elements of Employee Engagement™, which include values, communication, rewards and recognition, leadership, accountability and performance, personal and professional growth, corporate social responsibility, and culture.

“These eight companies define what it means to be committed to employee engagement. They know what it takes to create a workplace culture and an employee experience that drives excellence, perseverance, and loyalty,” said Jeff Cates, CEO and president at Achievers. “Through the development of a people-first culture, these organizations epitomize an innovative, engaged, and accomplished workforce, and we’re honored to add them to our growing roster of past winners.”

“We are truly honored to be named to the prestigious Achievers Elite 8,” said Ryan Chairman and CEO G. Brint Ryan. “It is validation of Ryan’s overall commitment to create a workplace culture that is focused on driving positive business performance and client value through employee engagement. Our employees are high performers focused on delivering stellar client service and results, and we remain committed to recognizing and rewarding their contributions to the Firm.”

About Achievers

Achievers Employee Success Platform delivers proven tools for organizations of all sizes to align on values and strategic goals by empowering every employee as an owner of organizational culture and engagement. Built on behavioral science and real-world results from over a decade of engagement leadership, hundreds of global customers rely on Achievers’ dynamic employee recognition, coaching, and continuous listening tools for their people to feel valued and heard, to drive desired behaviors and ignite a positive corporate culture. Achievers provides organizations and managers with engagement intelligence to inform their actions and decisions every day. To learn more about the Achievers platform, visit Achievers is a subsidiary of Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc.

For more information on the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America award, visit

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