DALLAS, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that John W. Brocar has joined the leadership team as Director to support the continued growth in the Firm's Fraud and Forensic Recovery practice. Mr. Brocar will be based in the Chicago-Downers Grove office.
Prior to joining Ryan, Mr. Brocar was Vice President of the Fraud Risk Solutions division of a global software firm and held senior management positions at national consulting firms in Business Intelligence and Investigations and Financial Advisory Services. He has more than 25 years of experience providing corporate investigations, fraud prevention and detection, and disbursement risk analysis. Mr. Brocar has achieved industry recognition as a strategic thought leader, publishing numerous articles in trade publications and is a frequent speaker and instructor at various seminars on fraud prevention, database analytics, and investigative topics. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Administration of Justice from Southern Illinois University and is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI).
"Our clients in the Midwest and across the country will benefit tremendously from John's proven fraud and forensics expertise," said Peter McLaughlin, Fraud and Forensic Recovery Practice Leader of Ryan. "His innovative approach and deep technical knowledge in the detection of fraud, waste, abuse, and recovery of assets will provide tremendous value to our clients."
"Ryan provides a comprehensive suite of services to proactively prevent and mitigate the future risk of fraud," said Mr. Brocar. "I look forward to working with Ryan's multi-disciplinary team of forensic accountants, certified fraud examiners, former law enforcement and regulatory officials, economists, statisticians, and forensic technology specialists to deliver superior client value through fraud and forensic recovery."
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect tax practice in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides a comprehensive range of state, local, federal, and international tax advisory and consulting services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including audit defense, tax recovery, credits and incentives, tax process improvement and automation, tax appeals, tax compliance, and strategic planning. Ryan is a two-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 multi-disciplinary team of more than 925 professionals and associates serves over 6,500 clients in 40 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at www.ryan.com.