DALLAS (June 19, 2019) – The five-time world champion Dallas Cowboys and Ryan, the world’s largest Firm dedicated exclusively to business taxes, have announced a five-year partnership, making the North Texas-based Firm the “Official Tax Partner of the Dallas Cowboys.”
“The Dallas Cowboys are much more than a football team. We are a respected and thriving global organization that pursues partners who are the best at their craft and share our vision of winning and giving back to the community,” said Dallas Cowboys Chief Operating Officer Stephen Jones. “Ryan is an ideal partner for us. We share the same passion for excellence, winning, and generosity, and are thrilled to join forces with the leading global tax services firm.”
The exclusive partnership includes the opening of the Ryan Club at AT&T Stadium as well as Ryan becoming the presenting sponsor of the Dallas Cowboys Community Quarterback Challenge, which invites North Texas high school football teams to develop, present for grants, and execute community outreach projects that directly impact their campus, feeder schools, or neighboring communities. In 2019, the Challenge saw approximately 1,000 student athletes team up with their communities and implement 16 “Huddle” events.
“To be affiliated with the Dallas Cowboys, one of the most successful and valuable sports franchises in the world, is a thrilling moment in our Firm’s history,” said Ryan Chairman and CEO G. Brint Ryan. “It is exciting for us not only to become the Official Tax Partner of the Dallas Cowboys but also the presenting sponsor of the Community Quarterback Challenge.” This partnership aligns with two of Ryan’s values: Wired to Win and Generosity Matters, reinforcing why we are so proud to stand with the Dallas Cowboys.”
This is the first time in team history a business tax services firm has been granted the designation of the Official Tax Partner of the Dallas Cowboys.
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 2,500 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.