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Ryan Promotes Four to Leadership Role of Principal Across Two Practice Areas

Press Release Dec 21, 2020

Ryan Promotes Four to Leadership Role of Principal Across Two Practice Areas

DALLAS (Dec. 21, 2020) – Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, recently announced the promotion of four individuals to the leadership role of Principal: Aaron Evans, Sales and Use Tax; Paula Kalogritsas, Property Tax Complex; Kevin McCune, Property Tax Commercial; and Michelle Pink, Property Tax Complex.

“Congratulations to these accomplished team members on reaching such a significant milestone in their careers,” said Global President and Chief Operating Officer Ginny B. Kissling. “Their hard work and dedication to making Ryan a world-class organization are greatly appreciated, and we are pleased to recognize each of them for their commitment to the Firm and to providing superior client service and results.”

Aaron Evans specializes in the petrochemical refining, midstream oil and gas, retail, automotive, technology, and manufacturing industries. Based in Ryan’s Dallas office, Mr. Evans represents clients with audit defense, refund reviews, research, training, and tax advisory services and has secured more than $150 million in tax savings for clients. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Southeastern Louisiana University.

Paula Kalogritsas, based in Ryan’s Toronto office, focuses primarily on national clients, including major retail, with specialization in tenant/landlord dispute resolution, assessment and tax review, negotiation, and hearing attendance. Ms. Kalogritsas holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in applied geography and geographic information systems from Ryerson University. She also is certified in real property appraisals from The University of British Columbia.

Kevin McCune specializes in the valuation, assessment, taxation, and exemption of property on state and local levels for clients in a variety of industries, including commercial and industrial property. Mr. McCune also leads a national practice in research and development of the niche market sector of student housing property. He holds a Master of Real Estate degree from Texas A&M University.

Michelle Pink, based in Ryan’s Calgary office, brings more than 15 years of experience in commercial real estate. Ms. Pink specializes in commercial, industrial, office, and retail properties throughout Western Canada, servicing a range of clients from regional to international groups. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from The University of British Columbia and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM). 

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


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