HOUSTON (January 31, 2024) – National accounting and advisory firm Weaver is pleased to announce Ryan Coleman as partner, tax provisions and research and development. Based in New York City, Ryan will lead the research and development tax credit services within Weaver’s national tax practice.
Ryan joined Weaver with over 20 years of professional tax experience, including two Big 4 firms. His career has focused on federal taxation for companies of all sizes claiming U.S. federal and state research tax credits and incentives as well as examination defense of the credits and incentives claimed. Ryan’s industry familiarity extends to financial services, technology, including SAAS and internal use software, aerospace and defense, engineering and construction, life science, manufacturing, food and beverage, energy and government contracting. His professional strengths include research tax credits and expenses, meals and entertainment deductions and associated federal & state tax credits, grants, deductions and method changes.
“Ryan brings an in-depth understanding of evolving tax regulations, and his proactive approach to identifying opportunities for clients further exemplifies our commitment to delivering an exceptional client experience,” said Rob Nowak, national practice leader, tax services. “His efforts will greatly support the growth of Weaver’s specialty tax services group, and we are confident that Ryan's contributions will further enhance our capabilities as a leader in comprehensive and strategic tax services.”
Ryan is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the American Bar Association – Tax Section, the Pennsylvania Bar Association – Tax Section and the Philadelphia Bar Association – Tax Section. He graduated from Widener University School of Management with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BS), Widener University School of Law with a Juris Doctor (JD), Widener University School of Business Administration with a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and the Georgetown University Law Center with a Master of Laws in Taxation (LL.M.).