Leadership

Ryan leaders are focused on results and consistently exceed client expectations. We are thought leaders in various areas of expertise, and we bring this first-hand knowledge to our clients. While maintaining high professional standards, we are accessible, responsive, and ready to become part of your team.

Meet Our Leaders

The Executive Team is comprised of professionals from across our global network and includes the leaders of our regional areas, functional areas, and practice lines. The Board of Managers is our senior management body that focuses on strategy and execution, bringing together all elements of our Global Network.

G. Brint Ryan

G. Brint Ryan

Chairman and CEO, Ryan and Ryan International

Ginny B. Kissling

Ginny B. Kissling

Global President and Chief Operating Officer, Ryan and Ryan International

Jayme Fishman

Jayme Fishman

President,
Ryan Software

Gerry L. Ridgely, Jr.

Gerry L. Ridgely, Jr.

EVP and Vice Chairman, Emerging Businesses

Jon C. Sweet

Jon C. Sweet

EVP and Vice Chairman, Chief Strategy Officer

James M. Trester

James M. Trester

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Doug Deason

Doug Deason

President of Deason Capital Services, LLC

Ashok Nayyar

Ashok Nayyar

Founder and Chief Investment Officer – MC Credit Partners LP

Laurence E. Paul

Laurence E. Paul

Co-Founder and Managing Principal of Laurel Crown Partners

Damon N. Chronis

Damon N. Chronis

President, U.S. Operations

Garry Round

Garry Round

President, Canadian Operations

Brendan F. Moore

Brendan F. Moore

President, Ryan International, European and Asia-Pacific Operations

Eugene Choi

Eugene Choi

Principal and Practice Leader, Asia-Pacific

Suzanne C. den Breems

Suzanne C. den Breems

Principal and Practice Leader, Europe

Neeti Dewan

Neeti Dewan

Global Practice Leader, Transaction Tax Compliance

Jeremy C. Abel

Jeremy C. Abel

Principal,
Severance Tax

Michael Allen

Michael Allen

Principal,
Property Tax

Stephen J. Allen

Stephen J. Allen

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Janet L. Askenburg

Janet L. Askenburg

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Todd E. Behrend

Todd E. Behrend

Principal,
International Tax

Mark W. Bennett

Mark W. Bennett

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Susan T. Bittick

Susan T. Bittick

Principal,
Ryan Advocacy

Nathan Bittner

Nathan Bittner

Principal,
Fuels and Excise Tax

Ian Boccaccio

Ian Boccaccio

Principal,
International Tax
Practice Leader

Karen S. Breaux

Karen S. Breaux

Principal,
Property Tax

Kristi Bryant

Kristi Bryant

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Steve Buck

Steve Buck

Principal,
Property Tax

Kelly S. Butler

Kelly S. Butler

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Lanie A. Carson

Lanie A. Carson

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Tony Chavez

Tony Chavez

Principal,
Ryan Software

Eugene Choi

Eugene Choi

Principal and Practice Leader, Asia-Pacific

Damon N. Chronis

Damon N. Chronis

President, U.S. Operations

Julie Chronis

Julie Chronis

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Joshua D. Cohen

Joshua D. Cohen

Principal,
Transaction Tax
Practice Leader

Dustin S. Davis

Dustin S. Davis

Principal,
Communications Transaction Tax

Alan Decker

Alan Decker

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Jason DeCuir

Jason DeCuir

Principal,
Ryan Advocacy

Suzanne C. den Breems

Suzanne C. den Breems

Principal and Practice Leader, Europe

Douglas J. DeRito

Douglas J. DeRito

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Neeti Dewan

Neeti Dewan

Global Practice Leader, Transaction Tax Compliance

Randy W. Donald

Randy W. Donald

Principal,
Transaction Tax

James R. Eads, Jr.

James R. Eads, Jr.

Principal,
Ryan Advocacy

Mark W. Eidman

Mark W. Eidman

Principal,
Ryan Advocacy

Owen R. Evans

Owen R. Evans

Principal,
Tax Compliance
Practice Leader

John R. Ferrell

John R. Ferrell

Principal,
Property Tax

Neil Fett

Neil Fett

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Michael Finnegan

Michael Finnegan

Principal,
Property Tax

Jayme Fishman

Jayme Fishman

President,
Ryan Software

Zachary L. Fleming

Zachary L. Fleming

Principal,
Property Tax

Bryan W. Forsythe

Bryan W. Forsythe

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Trisha C. Fortune

Trisha C. Fortune

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Richard D. Fosburg

Richard D. Fosburg

Principal,
Property Tax
Practice Leader

Walter Gardisch

Walter Gardisch

Principal,
Customs Duty

Andy Hammons

Andy Hammons

Principal,
State Income and Franchise Tax

Susan Han

Susan Han

Principal,
Abandoned and Unclaimed Property

Paul E. Harris

Paul E. Harris

Principal,
Property Tax

Marc Hartley

Marc Hartley

Principal,
Property Tax

Kenneth M. Hartman

Kenneth M. Hartman

Principal,
Property Tax

Alan M. Heichman

Alan M. Heichman

Principal,
Property Tax

Michael Henry

Michael Henry

Principal,
Property Tax

Jeff Henshall

Jeff Henshall

Principal,
Abandoned and Unclaimed Property

Randy Hilger

Randy Hilger

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Nigel Hoyle

Nigel Hoyle

Principal,
Tax Technology

Steven Hsu

Steven Hsu

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Jennifer Ivanelli

Jennifer Ivanelli

Principal,
Property Tax

Robert D. Jones

Robert D. Jones

Principal,
Fuels and Excise Tax

Sean P. Kiley

Sean P. Kiley

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Korey Kim

Korey Kim

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Shawn M. King

Shawn M. King

Principal,
Property Tax

Clara Kippes

Clara Kippes

Principal and Vice-Practice Leader,
Transaction Tax

Ginny B. Kissling

Ginny B. Kissling

Global President and Chief Operating Officer, Ryan and Ryan International

Brett Koch

Brett Koch

Principal,
Property Tax

Dennis J. Kolumber, Jr.

Dennis J. Kolumber, Jr.

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Darcy N. Kooiker

Darcy N. Kooiker

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Gregory Kort

Gregory Kort

Principal,
Property Tax

Kenneth D. Kotch

Kenneth D. Kotch

Principal,
Federal Income Tax

Luke G. Krieger

Luke G. Krieger

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Ted Kuch

Ted Kuch

Principal,
Property Tax

Danny Ladouceur

Danny Ladouceur

Principal,
Scientific Research and Experimental Development

Helen Lemmon

Helen Lemmon

Principal,
Credits and Incentives

Thomas Loban

Thomas Loban

Principal,
Property Tax

Mark LoRusso

Mark LoRusso

Principal,
Property Tax
Practice Leader

Erica Love

Erica Love

Principal,
Transaction Tax

John P. Lyon

John P. Lyon

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Suzanne Markley

Suzanne Markley

Principal,
Property Tax

Michael J. Martens

Michael J. Martens

Principal,
State Income and Franchise Tax

Mindy Mayo

Mindy Mayo

Principal,
Human Capital Tax
Practice Leader

David Miller

David Miller

Principal,
Federal Income Tax

Jeff Miller

Jeff Miller

Principal,
Ryan Advocacy
Practice Leader

Jun Miyake

Jun Miyake

Principal,
Tax Technology

Joe Molina

Joe Molina

Principal,
Property Tax

Shane Moncrief

Shane Moncrief

Principal,
Property Tax
Practice Leader

Brendan F. Moore

Brendan F. Moore

President, Ryan International, European and Asia-Pacific Operations

Jeff Moore

Jeff Moore

Principal,
Property Tax

Melissa Munoz

Melissa Munoz

Principal,
Credits and Incentives

Angela D. Myers

Angela D. Myers

Principal,
Tax Technology

Mark L. Nachbar

Mark L. Nachbar

Principal,
State Income and Franchise Tax

Dave Naney

Dave Naney

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Allea Newbold

Allea Newbold

Principal,
Credits and Incentives

Jeff Nolan

Jeff Nolan

Principal,
Property Tax

Greg Odell

Greg Odell

Principal,
Property Tax

Susan Orloff

Susan Orloff

Principal,
Property Tax

Mark A. Paolillo

Mark A. Paolillo

Principal,
Abandoned and Unclaimed Property
Practice Leader

James R. Payerle

James R. Payerle

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Matthew W. Poling

Matthew W. Poling

Principal,
Property Tax

John M. Polizzi

John M. Polizzi

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Winston Z. Post

Winston Z. Post

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Cutchin Powell

Cutchin Powell

Principal,
Property Tax

Kevin S. Powell

Kevin S. Powell

Principal,
Transaction Tax

David E. Pustejovsky

David E. Pustejovsky

Principal,
Fuels and Excise Tax

Gerard Quinlan

Gerard Quinlan

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Gerry L. Ridgely, Jr.

Gerry L. Ridgely, Jr.

EVP and Vice Chairman, Emerging Businesses

Bob Rosato

Bob Rosato

Principal,
State Income and Franchise Tax

Garry Round

Garry Round

President, Canadian Operations

Gary Rucker

Gary Rucker

Principal,
Property Tax

G. Brint Ryan

G. Brint Ryan

Chairman and CEO, Ryan and Ryan International

Matthew Scherer

Matthew Scherer

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Clyde Seymour

Clyde Seymour

Principal,
Income Tax

Ray E. Shaw

Ray E. Shaw

Principal,
Customs and Foreign Trade

Robert A. Sheehan

Robert A. Sheehan

Principal,
State Income and Franchise Tax

Jordan Simms

Jordan Simms

Principal,
Insurance Tax

Sloan Smalley

Sloan Smalley

Principal,
Severance Tax

Grant Smith

Grant Smith

Principal,
Tax Technology
Practice Leader

Eric L. Stein

Eric L. Stein

Principal,
State Income and Franchise Tax

Jon C. Sweet

Jon C. Sweet

EVP and Vice Chairman, Chief Strategy Officer

Michael Tenini

Michael Tenini

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Imran Thobani

Imran Thobani

Principal,
Property Tax

Jonathon D. Travis

Jonathon D. Travis

Principal,
Severance Tax

Matt R. Travis

Matt R. Travis

Principal,
Severance Tax
Practice Leader

James M. Trester

James M. Trester

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Richard D. Turner

Richard D. Turner

Principal,
State Income and Franchise Tax

Jeff Tuthill

Jeff Tuthill

Principal,
Property Tax

Mary Vaughn

Mary Vaughn

Principal,
Property Tax

David L. Veeder

David L. Veeder

Principal,
Federal Income Tax

Brad Wallace

Brad Wallace

Principal,
Property Tax

Sharon M. Welhouse

Sharon M. Welhouse

Principal,
Credits and Incentives
Practice Leader

Michael Zarlengo

Michael Zarlengo

Principal,
Transaction Tax

Tony Bridwell

Tony Bridwell

Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer

Ray Ann Cacheria

Ray Ann Cacheria

Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Melissa Drennan

Melissa Drennan

Senior Vice President, Chief Legal Officer

Brooke Keene

Brooke Keene

Senior Vice President, Operations

Joe Mileti

Joe Mileti

Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

Whit Pepper

Whit Pepper

Senior Vice President, Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Business Development

Robert Wertz

Robert Wertz

Senior Vice President, Chief Real Estate Officer

Garry Round

Garry Round

President, Canadian Operations

Jim Day

Jim Day

Director, Client Support Services,
Sales Tax

Michel Ducharme

Michel Ducharme

Director,
Sales Tax

Louis Galvao

Louis Galvao

Vice President, Finance and Corporate Services

Walter Gardisch

Walter Gardisch

Principal,
Customs Duty

Mark B. Joyce

Mark B. Joyce

Director,
Property Tax

Danny Ladouceur

Danny Ladouceur

Principal,
Scientific Research and Experimental Development

Richard McKeown

Richard McKeown

Principal, Business Development Services,
Crown Royalty

Clyde Seymour

Clyde Seymour

Principal,
Income Tax

Sandra P. Smith

Sandra P. Smith

Director,
Sales Tax