Press Room

Ryan Hires Greg Rottjakob as Principal and National Leader of the State Income and Franchise Tax Practice

Press Release Feb 09, 2021

Ryan Hires Greg Rottjakob as Principal and National Leader of the State Income and Franchise Tax Practice

DALLAS (Feb. 9, 2021) – Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, announced that Greg Rottjakob has joined the Firm as Principal and National Leader of the State Income and Franchise Tax (SIFT) practice. Mr. Rottjakob brings more than 30 years of proven experience in multistate tax services, specializing in state and local tax focused on increasing shareholder value through creative, qualitative solutions. His demonstrated leadership experience includes serving as National Partner-in-Charge and National Growth Leader of Multistate Tax Services and office managing partner at a Big Four public accounting firm.

At Ryan, Mr. Rottjakob will be responsible for leading the SIFT practice and managing its team of tax professionals across the nation. He will be focused on enhancing Ryan’s service offering to better assist clients with state income and franchise tax liabilities and expanding technological capabilities to provide more efficient client service.

“We are thrilled to have Greg join our team,” said Ryan President of U.S. Operations Damon Chronis. “His decades of proven leadership will help further elevate our industry-leading SIFT practice. Greg’s focus on the professional development of his team ensures that our tax professionals receive best-in-class training to continue providing exceptional results and client service.”

Mr. Rottjakob is a frequent lecturer on various tax topics and has presented to the Council On State Taxation and the Tax Executives Institute. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and his Juris Doctor degree from St. Louis University School of Law. He is a certified public accountant in Missouri and is a licensed attorney in Illinois, Kansas, and Missouri.

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