Leadership Team

Trisha C. Fortune
Trisha C. Fortune
Principal
512.476.0022

PRIVATE SECTOR EXPERIENCE
Current
  • Principal, Ryan, Austin office
    – Specializes in providing multi-jurisdictional tax services,
       including research, planning, and education.
    – Practice focus includes energy, petrochemical, and
       manufacturing.

    Previous
    • Senior Manager, national accounting firm
      – Ms. Fortune spent eight years working in public accounting,
         specializing in providing state and local tax services, including
         multistate research, multistate planning, and state and local
         tax education.
      • Practice Leader for a five-state region responsible for strategic sales tax restructuring

      PUBLIC SECTOR EXPERIENCE
      Previous
      • Auditor, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

      PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS
      Ms. Fortune lectures on various tax topics for Ryan clients and has appeared as a speaker for the following organizations:
      • American Institute of Women Accountants, Houston chapter
      • Council On State Taxation
      • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
      • Lorman Education Services
      • National Business Institute
      • Tax Executives Institute

      PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
      • Institute for Professionals in Taxation
      • Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants
      • Texas State University, Accounting Advisory Board

      EDUCATION/ACCREDITATION
      • Bachelor of Business Administration Degree, Accounting, Texas State University
      • Certified Member of the Institute (CMI), Institute for Professionals in Taxation
      • Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Licensed in Texas
        (Ryan is not a CPA firm.)
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