Ryan, a leading global tax services and software provider, has been named by FORTUNE magazine as one of the nation’s Best Workplaces for Diversity in 2019. This is the third consecutive year for the Firm to make FORTUNE’s annual list and the fourth time in the past five years.
The Best Workplaces for Diversity stand out for creating great workplaces for all employees, regardless of their personal characteristics.
“We have worked to create an inclusive culture that encourages our employees to find ways to connect with one another, listen, and build on their unique perspectives to make valuable contributions to their teams and the Firm,” said Ryan Global President and Chief Operating Officer Ginny B. Kissling. “This recognition from our employees reinforces our efforts to have a diverse workplace that lives our values and continues to deliver meaningful results to our clients.”
As a recognized organization on the Best Workplaces for Diversity, Ryan was Great Place to Work-Certified in 2018. To earn this distinction, the Firm had at least 90 percent of its employees agree they are treated fairly, regardless of personal characteristics, such as gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. Great Place to Work determined the best Trust Index® statements provided based on employee responses about the Firm being inclusive to establish its final ranking.
“Building great workplaces for all is not only the right thing to do—it’s also a critical way leaders build business value,” said Michael C. Bush, chief executive officer of Great Place to Work. “In our study of nearly 2,000 companies, we found that key metrics related to equity and inclusion not only drive stronger company innovation but also predict whether companies will thrive or stumble during a recession.”
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 multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is a seven-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 multidisciplinary team of more than 2,700 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.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work For®” and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small & Medium Companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention, and stock performance.