DALLAS, TX – November 13, 2011 – Ryan, LLC, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States, was recently invited to participate in the True Blue Business Recognition Series, a program that publicly recognizes exceptional companies and business owners in the Dallas-Fort Worth area that are “doing business right.”
Scott Sams, morning show host at KRLD NewsRadio 1080 and former news anchor at CBS 11 and WFAA-TV Channel 8, will interview Brint Ryan, founder, CEO and Managing Principal, to gain insight into the people, practices and core beliefs that make Ryan, LLC a True Blue Business. A portion of the interview will air on KRLD. The full conversation and video will be featured at BlueRibbonNews.com, DFW’s online community news source that highlights good news and events from area neighborhoods, churches, schools, businesses, clubs and organizations.
In addition, Ryan, LLC will be profiled in print in the True Blue Business special supplement to The Wall Street Journal.
Companies identified as True Blue Businesses deliver quality goods and services while demonstrating a strong commitment to their customers, employees, and the community. They act with honesty and integrity, are “true blue” and loyal to the people they serve, and often go the extra mile. In short, they are the companies that Dallas-Fort Worth can count on.
True Blue Businesses are approved based on information obtained through comprehensive interviews and research. The evaluation process involves input from principals, officers, management, employees, and customers to determine a company’s ability to consistently demonstrate the following:
- honesty and integrity in day-to-day dealings with customers, in the management of employees, in interactions with the community;
- responsiveness in resolving customer complaints, handling employee matters, and adapting to changing market conditions;
- and goodwill toward customers, employees, and the community.
Headquartered in Dallas, Ryan, LLC offers a comprehensive range of state, local, federal and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multijurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, and strategic planning. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 900 professionals and associates serve more than 6,500 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies.
Ryan ranks tenth in the medium business category of the Dallas Business Journal’s 2011 list of Best Places to Work, and was recently listed by the Dallas Business Journal as the 52nd largest North Texas-headquartered private company, based on 2010 revenues. Ryan is also s a multi-year winner of Sloan Workplace Flexibility Award and ranked third on the Dallas Morning News 2011 Top 100 Workplaces list.
“It’s an honor to be recognized as a True Blue DFW Business,” said Brint, whose recent accolades include Pi Kappa Alpha’s Distinguished Achievement Award (University of North Texas, Epsilon Delta ’83); CEO of the Year 2010, Houston Work-Life Roundtable; and Customer Service CEO of the Year 2010, Customer Service Institute of America and International Council of Customer Service Organizations.
Brint is a member of the UNT System Board of Regents, appointed by Governor Rick Perry (2009-15); and a member of the Taxpayer Advisory Group, appointed by the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Susan Combs (2007-14). He also served on the Taxpayer Advisory Group under Comptrollers John Sharp and Carole Keeton Strayhorn. He serves as a guest speaker on various tax topics for organizations like the Institute for Professionals in Taxation, National Business Institute, Tax Executives Institute, and Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Brint serves on the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association and Habitat for Humanity, where he has committed to a $1 million leadership gift. Ryan, LLC offices throughout the United States routinely sponsor casual dress days where employees exchange the chance to wear jeans for donations to charities of their choice. In addition, Ryan, LLY supports The United Way, the American Red Cross, Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Ronald McDonald House, Austism Speaks, Aids ARMS Walk, Salvation Army Tree, American Cancer Society, and various food banks and military organizations.
Ryan, LLC is located at Three Galleria Tower, 13155 Noel Road,Suite100,Dallas,TX75240.
Read how Ryan, LLC was recently listed as 52nd largest North Texas headquartered private company.
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For more information about Ryan, LLC, call 972-934-0022 / 800-545-1856 or visit ryan.com.
For more information about the True Blue Business Recognition Series, visit blueribbonnews.com or call 214-342-8000, ext 1121.
Scott Sams – BIO
Before joining KRLD NewsRadio 1080 in the summer of 2011, Scott Sams spent four years as morning anchor for CBS 11, and nearly 20 years with WFAA-TV Channel 8. As an Emmy Award winning TV talk show host, Scott has interviewed hundreds of national and international leaders, politicians, celebrities, authors, and hometown folks.
Scott is a second generation broadcaster; his parents were on television throughout the 1950s and 60s. He started his broadcast career at age 14, working at a small radio station near his hometown ofKnoxville,Tennessee. After five years at various radio stations, Scott spent the next 34 years in television as a weather, sports and news anchor.
Scott recently returned to his roots in radio as KRLD’s lead anchor, joining Mike Rogers and Alice Rios for the morning drive, 5 to 10 a.m. weekdays. A trusted source in North Texas for more than 80 years, KRLD offers all news, traffic and weather on the 8s, sports at :15 and :45, business at :25 and :55.
And now, Scott will interview select companies in the Dallas-Fort Wortharea that have been identified as True Blue Businesses. A portion of each interview will air on KRLD. Each interview segment recognizes a select local company that is “doing business right.” The in-depth interviews and an accompanying video will be featured at BlueRibbonNews.com, DFW’s online community news source that highlights good news and events from area neighborhoods, churches, schools, businesses, clubs and organizations. Join Scott as he talks with our hometown’s best businesses and the people who make them a success.
When Scott is not on the air, he and his wife, Lisa, are very active in their church. They’ve been married for more than 25 years, and they’ve called North Texas home since 1985 – living inLakeHighlands, Frisco andPlano. They’ve served on boards of prison ministries, hospitals, and local charities.