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When I was the Executive Director of the Central Ohio Community Improvement Corporation, Parms + Company served as our auditor. When I began as Executive Director, the books had been poorly maintained. Parms + Company provided invaluable assistance in helping me resolve this matter. I would recommend them whole-heartedly to everyone. - Joel Teaford Executive Director Central Ohio Community Improvement Corporation

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30 Years and Counting

The year 2013 marks three decades that Parms + Company has been serving Central Ohio. We are proud of our successful history and look forward to many more years helping to meet the accounting and business advisory needs of our community.

The Parms team is grateful for the support of our clients, neighbors and friends. We truly appreciate your business and your relationship with us!

Parms + Company Milestones

1983

Our history begins in Columbus, Ohio where John Parms, CPA establishes the firm on October 1.  

1985

Tim Grant joins firm.  

1990

Ted Johnson joins firm.  

1991

Parms + Company is awarded the Minority Business Advocate award, presented by Society Bank.  

1993

Parms + Company celebrates 10 years in business!  

1994

U.S. Small Business Administration presents Ted Johnson with the 1994 Columbus District Minority Small Business Advocate of the Year award.

United Way 1994 Award of Excellence is presented to Parms + Company.

1995

United Way 1995 Award of Excellence is presented to Parms + Company.  

1997

United Way 1997 Award of Excellence is presented to Parms + Company.  

2000

Parms + Company becomes certified as a Minority Business Enterprise with the State of Ohio.  

2001

Ted Johnson joins the City of Columbus Small Business Loan Committee.

Parms + Company becomes certified with the South Central Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council.

2002

Parms + Company moves to its current location on S. Front Street in the Brewery District.  

2004

Parms + Company becomes certified under the State of Ohio’s EDGE (Encouraging Diversity, Growth and Equity) program.  

2008

Parms + Company celebrates 25 years in business, our “silver anniversary”!  

2010

Ted Johnson is appointed to the Ohio Society of CPAs’ Executive Board for a two-year term.  

2013

Parms + Company celebrates 30 years in business, our “pearl anniversary”!

Parms + Company has been ECDI’s auditing firm for 3 years and we have been pleased with our working relationship with the firm. As 501(c)(3) that receives in excess of $500,000 of Federal funding per year, this audit is critical to ECDI as it becomes our “scorecard to the world.” - Steve Fireman President Economic and Community Development Institute