Ryan Losi, CPA, is executive vice president of PIASCIK and leads the firm’s business development efforts including public relations, branding, marketing and advertising, developing and maintaining client relationships, identifying additional opportunities for existing clients (both domestically and internationally) and serving as a technical resource for professionals within the firm. Ryan also leads the firm’s international and real estate tax practices. His knowledge of complex international tax areas and transactions has enabled PIASCIK to serve as a CPA partner to the Commonwealth of Virginia’s economic development programs. In addition, his understanding of the unique and complex tax needs of professional athletes has enabled him to achieve a registered representative status with the National Football League (NFL) Players Association.
Ryan is widely considered as a thought leader on taxation topics such as international business, real estate, manufacturing and health care. He has presented at numerous organizations and universities, including U.S. Export-Import Bank, Virginia Conference on World Trade, South Carolina International Trade Conference, Council for International Tax Executives, Medical Society of Virginia, James Madison University, Virginia State University, Virginia Economic Development Partnership and many others. He has vast domestic and international work experience in the technology and manufacturing sectors after tenures at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as an international manager in their New York office and at KPMG in the Richmond office where he served in both their International and Domestic Tax Practices. While at PwC, Ryan served on a national team whose focus was to serve the international corporate tax needs of Fortune 100 companies within the technology and aerospace sectors, which included serving technology and manufacturing giants Alcoa, Cisco Systems, Tyco International, Sony USA, Boeing, Siemens USA, Scientific Atlantic, United Technologies, British Aerospace, Smiths Industries, Boehringer Ingelheim, DuPont, Honeywell, Ethyl and L-3 Communications.
Ryan is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) with a B.S. degree in accounting with more than 16 years of experience. He is a member of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Virginia Society of CPAs (VSCPA). He has served on the boards for the Virginia Biosciences Development Center and the Virginia International Trade Alliance and is currently president and board member for Virginia International Business Council, the Treasure for the Society of International Business Fellows, Strategic Advisor Board member for the alliantgroup and various other organizations throughout the Country. Ryan has also served as an adjunct professor for VCU’s executive MBA program teaching international accounting and taxation.