Thomas J. Stringer Joins Ryan as Principal to Support Growth of Credits and Incentives Practice

Dec 15, 2010, 13:48 ET from Ryan

NEW YORK, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada, today announced that Thomas J. Stringer has joined the management team as Principal to support the continued growth of the Firm's Credits and Incentives practice. Mr. Stringer will be based in the New York City office.

Prior to joining Ryan, Mr. Stringer held a number of senior-level executive positions with several major accounting and business consulting firms, as well as a national accounting firm. He has more than ten years of experience securing federal, state, and local incentives worth more than $1.5 billion for middle market and Fortune 1000 companies, representing clients in some of the largest transactions on the East Coast. He has in-depth expertise in all areas of site selection and business incentives, and is often engaged by regional, state, and foreign economic development agencies to advise on all phases of strategic business development and foreign direct investment initiatives.

Mr. Stringer has achieved industry recognition as a strategic thought leader and is a frequent speaker on a variety of real estate, business incentive, and site selection topics, and serves as a resource in these fields for various business media, including The Financial Times, National Public Radio, Area Development magazine, Long Island Business News, Rocky Mountain News, and Newsday. He is also the author of business incentive articles appearing in the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, as well as Area Development magazine.

Mr. Stringer is a licensed attorney in both New York and Federal District Courts. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from St. John's University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Villanova University.

"Our clients in the Northeast and across the country will benefit tremendously from Tom's proven credits and incentives expertise," said G. Brint Ryan, CEO and Managing Principal of Ryan. "His innovative approach and superior leadership will drive continued high-velocity growth in our Credits and Incentives practice."

"Ryan is widely recognized throughout the industry for its exceptionally talented professionals and high-quality client service," said Mr. Stringer. "I am honored to join the leadership team and look forward to adding value to our clients through innovative credit and incentive strategies."

About Ryan

Ryan is the leading tax services firm in North America, with the largest transaction tax practice in the United States and Canada. 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, and strategic planning. With a multi-disciplinary team of more than 900 professionals and associates, Ryan serves many of the world's most prominent Fortune 1000 companies.