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Leadership Team

Dena J. Hall
Dena Oberst Hall
Principal
213.337.1928

PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE
Current
  • Principal, Ryan, Los Angeles office
    – Specializes in providing state and local transaction tax
       compliance services, business license outsourcing, and
       exemption certificate management solutions.
    • Practice Leader, Tax Compliance, Ryan Tax Compliance Services, LLC
      – Responsible for the development of Ryan’s tax
         compliance process, methodology, tools, and templates.

      Previous
      • National Practice Leader, Tax Compliance and Automation practice, national consulting firm
        – Developed methodology and technology solutions for the sales
           tax practice.
        – Developed process content for a sales tax management
           software.
        – Evaluated and implemented sales tax software solutions, best
           practice reviews, and process re-engineering.
        – Co-developed Exemption Certificate Management practice.
        – Responsible for the management and growth of the firm’s
           compliance practice.
        • Pacific Region Leader, State and Local Tax Process and Technology practice, national accounting firm
          – Incorporated sales tax processes and methodologies into
             enterprise resource planning system implementation projects.
          – Co-developed Outsourcing Toolkit providing methodology, tools,
             and marketing strategies to the nationwide transaction tax
             process solutions practice.
          – Evaluated and implemented sales tax software solutions, best
             practice reviews, and process re-engineering.
          – Responsible for the management and growth of the firm’s West
             Coast compliance practice.

          PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
          Ms. Hall lectures on various tax topics for Ryan clients and has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
          • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
          • Vertex Exchange
          • World Resource Group

          HONORS AND AWARDS
          • Finalist for Philanthropist of the Year for the Women Making A Difference Award by the Los Angeles Business Journal (2011)
          • Nominated for Executive of the Year for the Women Making A Difference Award by the Los Angeles Business Journal (2009)

          PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
          • Association for Computers and Taxation
          • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
          • Professional Women's Network of Southern California
          • Women's Leadership & Mentoring Alliance

          EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION
          • Bachelor of Arts Business Administration Degree, Accounting, California State University, Fullerton
          • Certificate in Effective Employee Management, California State University, Fullerton
          • Certified Instructor and Implementer for Vertex® Sales Tax Q Series™, Vertex® Sales Tax L Series™, and Vertex® Sales Tax Returns Q Series™
          • Certified Implementer for Vertex® Sales Tax O Series™
          Ryan Abandoned and Unclaimed Property Alert: Delaware Unclaimed Property Voluntary Disclosure Program Update.
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          Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that it will host a... >More

          Ryan Named to The Globe and Mail Great Places to Work List; Selected as One of the Best Workplaces in Canada for the Second Consecutive Year.
          Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that the Firm was ranked... >More
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