Leadership

Ginny B. Kissling

President, U.S. Operations

Texas

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PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE

Current
  • President, U.S. Operations, Ryan, Dallas office
    • Leads 1,300 employees across the United States, as well as 300 employees in Hyderabad, India.
    • Responsible for all aspects of service delivery operations within the United States, which includes 17 practices and 75 sub-practices, Business Development, and Quality Assurance.
  • Member, Ryan, LLC Board of Managers
  • Principal, Ryan, Dallas office
    • Specializes in providing transaction tax services, including multistate audit defense representation, research, reverse audits, and transaction tax education on a national basis.
    • In addition to transaction tax services, Ms. Kissling is an industry-recognized expert in the Texas Enterprise Zone Program, which is a business incentive for capital investment and new or retained jobs, and other state and local incentives in Texas.

PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

Ms. Kissling lectures on various tax topics for Ryan clients. Additionally, she has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
  • Council On State Taxation
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
  • Interstate Tax Corporation
  • National Business Institute
  • New York University, Institute on State and Local Taxation

BOARD & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Dallas/Fort Worth State Tax Association
    • Executive Director (1996–2000)
    • Secretary/Treasurer (1993–1995)
  • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
    • Annual Conference
      • Committee Member (2002–2003, 2009)
    • Membership Promotion and Public Relations Committee
      • Chair (2010–2011)
    • Sales and Use Tax Symposium
      • Chair (2005)
      • Vice-Chair (2004)
      • Committee Member (2000–2001, 2003)
  • New York University's Institute on State and Local Taxation
    • Advisory Board (2007–Present)
  • Team Texas (2008–Present)
  • Texas One (2008–2012)
  • University of North Texas, College of Business, Dean's Advisory Board (2016–Present)
  • University of North Texas, Department of Accounting, Advisory Board
    • Chair, Development Committee (2009–2011)
    • Chair-Elect, Executive Committee (2012)
    • Chair, Executive Committee (2013)
  • National Association for Female Executives (2015–Present)
  • National Charity League/North Prestonwood Chapter (2015–Present)
  • Young Presidents' Organization/YPO Wild West Chapter (2015–Present)

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Dallas Business Journal
    • 40 Under Forty Award (2010)
    • Women in Business Honoree (2014)
  • Ryan Chairman's Award (2015)

PUBLICATIONS

Ms. Kissling has written articles for the New York University, Institute on State and Local Taxation, and for the Institute for Professionals in Taxation.

EDUCATION & ACCREDITATION

  • Master of Science Degree, Accounting (Emphasis in Taxation), University of North Texas
  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Accounting, University of North Texas
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