Leadership Team

Grant Smith
Grant Smith


  • Principal, Ryan, Atlanta office
    – Specializes in helping clients evaluate and enhance their current
       tax processes and systems environment to identify opportunities
       to optimize the management of their global indirect taxes through
       more effective investment of their resources and capital.
  • Practice Leader, Tax Technology, Ryan


    • Director, Global Tax Assessments, International Tax Technology, Ryan, Atlanta office
      – Led a team of managers and consultants to provide global tax
         optimization strategies and services to multinational clients.
    • Director, Business Development, Ryan, Atlanta office
      – Provided integrated sale and delivery of multidisciplinary tax
         services to global companies.
    • National Account Manager, national consulting firm
      – Provided SALT minimization and recovery services and
    • Senior Global Account Manager, global logistics firm
      – Provided cycle time reduction, supply chain management, and
         cost reduction services and strategies to a multinational account

    Mr. Smith is a regular presenter for several tax technology forums where he outlines the benefits that can be realized through the deployment of global tax engines and provides insight into the most effective means to successfully launch and manage internal initiatives for global automation. Additionally, he has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
    • Association for Computers and Taxation
    • Ryan/Sabrix Tax Seminars
    • Thought Leader Global Indirect Tax Exchange
    • Vertex Exchange


    • Association for Computers and Taxation
    • Institute for Professionals in Taxation


    • Bachelor of Arts Degree, Economics, Colorado State University
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