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Ryan Hires Tom Gray as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Press Release Dec 11, 2019

Tom Gray joins Ryan LLC as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing OfficerDALLAS (Dec. 11, 2019) – Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, announced Tom Gray has joined the Firm’s executive management team as senior vice president and chief marketing officer, based in the Dallas, Texas office.

Mr. Gray brings more than 30 years of experience and a unique combination of classic consumer and business-to-business marketing as well as insights and analytics across a variety of industries. He joins Ryan after more than a decade at Interstate Batteries, where he most recently served as vice president of marketing, leading all marketing, public relations, and sponsorship strategies across its business-to-business, business-to-consumer, and distributor channels.

“We are very pleased Tom has joined the Ryan executive management team to lead marketing strategy and global branding,” said Ryan Global President and Chief Operating Officer Ginny B. Kissling“Tom’s in-depth marketing experience across a variety of industries will support our long-term growth plan and ensure greater global brand awareness for Ryan.”

Mr. Gray holds a Bachelor of Science degree in advertising from The University of Texas at Austin.

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