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Ryan Names Bill Jones, Former General Counsel to the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas, to the Firm’s Board of Managers

Press Release Apr 06, 2022

Ryan names Bill Jones, former general counsel to the Office of the Governor of the state of Texas, to the Firm’s Board of Managers.

DALLAS (April 6, 2022) Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, announced that Bill Jones has been named to the Ryan Board of Managers. He becomes the eleventh member of the Ryan Board of Managers and seventh executive member from outside the Firm.

Jones is the former general counsel to the Office of the Governor of the State of Texas for Governor Rick Perry from December 2000 to November 2003. He is also the principal and owner of The Jones Firm, a public law and government relations firm in Austin.

“With more than 34 years of experience in state and federal law and 15 years in litigation practice, Bill Jones’s experience will further strengthen our board and add additional expertise in promoting our brand image,” said Ryan Chairman and CEO G. Brint Ryan. “We are thrilled to welcome Bill to our Board of Managers and look forward to his valuable input as we focus on Ryan’s global strategy.”

“I have great respect for Ryan’s values, history of performance and success, and global market leadership,” said Bill Jones. “I am excited to be part of an exceptional group of leaders and contribute to their future growth.”

Jones earned his Juris Doctor degree from Baylor Law School and his Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University. He is licensed to practice in the state of Texas as well as the Supreme Court of the United States of America. He serves as Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System.

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. The Firm provides an integrated suite of international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including cost management, compliance, consulting, 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 recognised 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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