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Karla Holland Ryan

Department: Tax
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Phone: 423.756.0052
Direct: 423.702.3658
Fax: 423.267.5945


  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Berry College in Rome, Georgia
  • Masters in Taxation from Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia
  • CPA designation awarded in 1984
  • Licensed in Georgia

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Karla Holland Ryan

CPA AND Senior Tax Manager

Karla has 30 years of tax experience in public accounting. She joined the firm's tax department in 2001 as a part-time seasonal tax manager. Prior to her move back to the Chattanooga area with her family, she was a senior tax manager for 15 years with an Atlanta CPA firm. Karla has extensive tax compliance and consulting experience working with closely held businesses in a variety of industries and entity types and also with high net worth individuals who have complex tax issues.

Karla resides in East Brainerd, with her husband Kevin where they are members of a United Methodist Church. Their children, Holly and Nick, are currently college students.