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Ryan Named One of the Best Workplaces in Illinois for Eleventh Consecutive Year

Press Release May 17, 2021

Ryan Named One of the Best Workplaces in Illinois for Eleventh Consecutive Year

CHICAGO (May 17, 2021)Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, was recently selected as one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Illinois, ranking second in the Large Company category. This marks the eleventh consecutive year the Firm has been identified and honored as one of Illinois’ best places of employment that benefit the overall economy and workforce.

“What an accomplishment and tremendous honor to be named as one of the top workplaces in Illinois for eleven straight years,” said Ginny B. Kissling, Ryan Global President and Chief Operating Officer. “I am incredibly proud of our team members for embracing the Illinois state motto of ‘Right Here, Right Now’ and creating a dynamic workplace where team members can grow their careers and achieve personal and professional satisfaction. Thank you to our Illinois-based team for their dedication to making Ryan one of the best workplaces and for continually providing top-notch client service and results. You inspire us all.”

Companies from across the state entered the two-part process to determine the Best Places to Work in Illinois. The first part, which was worth 25% of the total evaluation, consisted of evaluating each nominated company’s workplace policies, practices, and demographics. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience. This part of the process was worth 75% of the total evaluation. The combined scores determined the top companies and the final ranking. Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and survey process in Illinois and also analyzed the data and used their expertise to determine the final rankings.

The companies who made this year’s list were recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Illinois awards virtual ceremony coordinated by the Daily Herald Business Ledger on Thursday, May 13. The final rankings were announced at the event, posted on the Business Ledger website (, and will be published in a special commemorative section on June 21. An unranked list of all honorees was also announced in the April 26 issue of the Business Ledger.

For more information on the Best Places to Work in Illinois program, 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
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