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Ashley Hancock Joins RDS Local Government Team

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 22, 2015  -- RDS (Revenue Discovery Systems), a provider of local government revenue administration services, today announced that Ashley Hancock has joined the RDS team as regional account manager.

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Hancock previously served as a revenue examiner and local tax liaison for the Alabama Department of Revenue. He is an associate member of the County Revenue Officers Association of Alabama and a subscribing member of the Alabama Municipal Revenue Officers Association. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, Ala.

Hancock fills the role previously held by Pete Yonce, whose career has spanned more than four decades in local government. Yonce is retiring from RDS effective May 1.

About RDS

Based in Birmingham, Ala., RDS provides revenue enhancement support services to state and local government in the areas of tax administration, revenue discovery and recovery, and compliance audit examination. Each year, RDS processes billions of dollars in business taxes, licenses and fees, and has recovered more than $1 billion in new revenue for clients. This revenue is from individual, business, and property taxes, and other municipal tax and fee revenue sources.

For more than 30 years, RDS has been committed to delivering government solutions based on outstanding value, competitive pricing, exceptional customer service and compliance with the highest professional standards. RDS currently provides tax administration services for more than 450 state and local government clients and manages 760 professional service contracts.

RDS is a division of PRA Government Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of PRA Group (Nasdaq:PRAA). For more information, please visit

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Ashley Hancock, Regional Account Manager, RDS (Revenue Discovery Systems)