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

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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


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


Tim Grant joins firm.  


Ted Johnson joins firm.  


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


Parms + Company celebrates 10 years in business!  


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.


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


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


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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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

Parms + Company offers a personal approach to accounting services and shows genuine interest in our business. The fact that we’ve been a client of Parms + Company for 30 years is proof of their quality service. With larger firms, you’re just another client. But not with Parms + Company. They give us exceptional service, and we are happy to continue this successful relationship with them. - Sommerville Funeral Services Akron, Ohio