DALLAS, March 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm, has hired Jeff Miller as Principal, Dispute Resolution, in the Firm's recently formed Ryan Advocacy group. Mr. Miller will lead Ryan's Advocacy and Legislative Affairs teams, comprised of individuals who have an average of more than 20 years of experience in government and tax services, and who have helped deliver huge wins for taxpayers around the country. Ryan Advocacy is a practice dedicated to resolving tax disputes expeditiously by assisting clients with controversy resolution and legislative services, as well as protecting the rights of taxpayers through honest and fair public policy. Mr. Miller will be based in Ryan's Austin, Texas office.
Mr. Miller is a nationally respected public affairs professional, who has provided strategic counsel to leading political figures and Fortune 500 companies throughout the country. Prior to joining Ryan Advocacy, he was a partner at a leading public affairs company that specializes in government relations, political consulting, and procurement/incentives management. Formerly, he was a partner at one of the top five lobbying firms in California, where he was annually ranked as one of the 20 most influential people in California politics. Mr. Miller also recently served as the campaign manager for Governor Rick Perry's presidential campaign and as political advisor for Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy. While working for one of the nation's largest financial services companies, he was the senior vice president of government and industry affairs, responsible for assembling and leading a nationwide team of corporate and contract lobbyists, and managing company strategy on issues such as licensing, lending, tort reform, and other related issues.
"Jeff Miller's national relationships and experience in navigating government and politics at the state and federal level will be an incredible asset to all of our clients," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "His proven capabilities extend our approach of aggressively defending the rights of taxpayers from unlawful and burdensome tax regulations."
Ryan is an award-winning global tax services firm, with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America and the seventh largest corporate tax practice in the United States. With global headquarters 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 three-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 2,100 professionals and associates serves over 12,000 clients in more than 40 countries, including many of the world's most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com.
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