Background & Experience

Ryan Sturm, a Director with KatzAbosch, joined the firm in 2005, and is the Co-Chair of Firm’s Tax Department and the Partnership/Real Estate specialty group.  Ryan specializes in providing tax and consulting services to closely held businesses, real estate professionals, and high net worth individuals.


Towson University Bachelors, Business Administration

Areas of Specialization

Ryan provides a full range of tax and advisory services to closely held business, not for profits and individuals including:

  • Income Tax Planning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Consulting
  • Corporate Structure and Entity Planning
  • State and Local Tax Compliance
  • Estate Planning
  • Management Advisory Services
  • Exit and Succession Planning
  • Tax Controversy Services
  • CFO Outsourcing

Professional Designations

  • Certified Public Accountant, 2008


  • 2011 SmartCPA, SmartCEO Magazine
  • 2012 SmartCPA, SmartCEO Magazine

Professional Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants (MACPA)
  • Leadership Howard County, Class of 2013
  • Howard County Chamber of Commerce, Board Member
  • Howard County Conservancy, Board Member, Treasurer
  • Leading Edge Alliance, Tax Steering Committee Member