DALLAS, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that Allea Newbold has joined the management team as Principal to support the continued growth in the Firm's Credits and Incentives practice. Ms. Newbold will be based in the Tampa, Florida office.
Prior to joining Ryan, Ms. Newbold was Managing Director with a tax and business advisory firm and held senior-level executive positions at two national accounting firms. She has extensive experience managing negotiated tax credits and incentives for middle market and Fortune 1000 companies, including sales tax sharing, tax increment financing, property tax abatements, and development grants. She has additional expertise in accounting for income taxes, as well as federal and state tax consulting and compliance. Ms. Newbold has achieved industry recognition as a strategic thought leader and is a frequent speaker and instructor at various tax seminars throughout the country. Ms. Newbold holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and a Master of Accountancy degree from the University of Georgia.
"Our clients in the Southeast and across the country will benefit tremendously from Allea's proven credits and incentives expertise," said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. "Her innovative approach and superior leadership will drive continued high-velocity growth in our Credits and Incentives practice."
"Ryan has earned an outstanding reputation as a leading tax services firm with a demonstrated commitment to superior client satisfaction," said Ms. Newbold. "I look forward to continuing the Firm's commitment to client service excellence by providing superior client value through innovative credits and incentives solutions to help companies expand and invest in the United States."
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.