Dallas, Texas – Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect and property tax practices in North America, today announced that Damon Chronis, Ryan Principal and Transaction Tax Practice Leader, has received the 2014 Chairman’s Award in recognition of his outstanding accomplishments and exemplary service. The Chairman’s Award is the highest level of recognition in the Firm and is awarded annually to the associate that best reflects the Ryan core values while delivering outstanding results.
Mr. Chronis began his career with Ryan in 1999, and his outstanding technical expertise and commitment to superior client service resulted in his promotion to Principal in May 2006, becoming the Firm’s youngest executive promoted to this esteemed title. Today, Mr. Chronis is Transaction Tax Practice Leader, managing more than 400 professionals in the Firm’s largest revenue-generating practice. He is a frequent lecturer on various tax topics for leading industry associations and is a member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (IPT). He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County. Mr. Chronis holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of New Mexico.
“Damon’s work and steady leadership of our Transaction Tax practice contributed significantly to Ryan’s record revenue and EBITDA performance in 2013,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “His innovative approach to indirect tax, backed by his commitment to superior client service and proven record of results, represents the gold standard of professional excellence in our Firm.”
“I am honored to be recognized with this award and truly fortunate to work among the most talented group of tax professionals in the industry,” said Mr. Chronis. “The Ryan culture of innovation, client service excellence, and accountability for results provides the foundation for individual career performance, as well as continued strong growth for our Firm.”
Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multi-jurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is a six-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 2,200 professionals and associates serves over 14,000 clients in more than 50 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at ryan.com. “Ryan” and “Firm” refer to the global organizational network and may refer to one or more of the member firms of Ryan International, each of which is a separate legal entity.