Camp Hill, PA - Ryan Brown, CPA, CVA, Senior Manager at Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz, was recently named one of Central Penn Business Journal's 40 Under 40 recipients for 2015.  The award recognizes professionals that are dedicated to professional excellence, business growth, and their community.

A graduate of Bucknell University with a B.S. in Business Management and Penn State University with an accounting degree, Ryan joined Brown Schultz Sheridan & Fritz, CPAs, (BSSF) in 2005 as a staff accountant.  After years of dedication to the firm's growth and his community, Ryan moved through the ranks at BSSF, becoming a Senior Audit Manager.  He received the designation of Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) along with his CPA (Certified Professional Accountant). Ryan is a critical part of the BSSF team for his leadership on the Litigation Support Team and Family-Owned Business Group, in addition to his involvement with several strategic initiatives to help with the Firm's growth. 

Outside of his professional life, Ryan is heavily involved in his community, believing in giving back to the community that he has been a part of for many years.  He serves as Treasurer for Ben and Tim Day, is on the Board and a Finance Committee Member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region, serves on the Board of Directors for Holy Spirit Medical Group, a Bridges Steering Committee Member for the United Way of the Capital Region, and much more.

When asked what advice he would give to young professionals, who want to be successful in their career, Ryan said, "Work to do the very best job you can every single day, no matter what task you are performing.  You may be at an entry level job right now and being asked to do simple tasks, but someone is watching you, and you never know when the opportunity may arise for you to show someone the talents you have.  You may get a big break from someone at any time, and if you're not performing at a high level at all times, you may miss out on an opportunity.  Don't think that what you're doing isn't important, because it is; someone is always depending on you. "

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