G. BRINT RYAN
CEO & Chairman, Ryan, LLC
G. Brint Ryan is Founder, Chairman and CEO of Ryan LLC. 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 multi-jurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an eight-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 2,800 professionals and associates serves over 16,000 clients in more than 50 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. Ryan was selected to the 2020 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for the third consecutive year and has received numerous other FORTUNE workplace recognitions, including the Best Workplaces in Consulting and Professional Services, Best Workplaces for Diversity, FORTUNE 100 Best Workplaces for Women, and the number-one ranking in the FORTUNE 50 Best Workplaces for Flexibility.
Mr. Ryan is ranked among the Top 25 Most Powerful People in the State of Texas by Texas Monthly magazine and is ranked among the Dallas 500 Most Influential Business Leaders in Dallas-Fort Worth by D CEO magazine. He is also a two-time recipient of the prestigious international Customer Service CEO of the Year Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for outstanding leadership exemplifying superior client service. Mr. Ryan has been recognized by several other business organizations, including being honored with the Distinguished Business Leader Award from the Texas Association of Business for his outstanding contributions to job growth and economic development in the state of Texas. He won the Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Highest-Rated CEOs by Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest and fastest-growing job sites. He ranked number 44 out of the 100 chief executives, making him the highest-ranked CEO in Dallas-Fort Worth and the second highest-rated CEO in the entire state of Texas. Mr. Ryan was ranked number two on the list of CEOs in the U.S. by Business Insider for how he handled the COVID-19 pandemic based on employee reviews on Glassdoor.
Mr. Ryan was appointed by Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick to serve as the Chairman for the Lieutenant Governor’s Tax Policy Advisory Board. Most recently, he served as Chairman for the Texans Back to Work Task Force created by Lieutenant Governor Patrick for his efforts in restarting the Texas economy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mr. Ryan currently serves as Chair-Elect of the Texas Association of Business and formerly served as Treasurer and has been on the Executive Committee of its Board of Directors for more than a decade. Mr. Ryan is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors of the Texas Taxpayers and Research Association and is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, and the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.