Ryan Simmons, CPA

  • Local Governments, Nonprofit Entities, Commercial Entities 
  • 2020
  • rsimmons@bgc-cpa.com

Ryan has run two full marathons and six half marathons.  

Personal Philosophy of Service: Treat others as you would like to be treated.

Favorite Quote: “Today is a good day for a good day.”   

A professional in the accounting field since 2004, Ryan joined Brown Graham in 2020. He currently works as an Audit Manager, specializing in providing audit services to government and nonprofit entities. Ryan is a caring individual who enjoys training new staff members at the firm. He decided to pursue a career in accounting because he loves math, and he attributes his career success to hard work and consistency.  

Originally from Park River, North Dakota, Ryan currently lives in Amarillo with his spouse. They have two adult sons. Ryan enjoys Amarillo for the variety of shopping, restaurants, and activities available in the city. Outside the office, Ryan likes participating in game nights and going out to see live entertainment, particularly sporting events, concerts, and plays. When he has the chance to travel, his go-to destination is the Pacific Northwest. 



  • University of North Dakota 
  • Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (1996) 
  • Master of Business Administration (2003) 


  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) – Texas  


  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) 
  • Texas Society of CPAs (TXCPA)