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


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 has proactively and professionally guided us through these audits and have made what can be an unpleasant and difficult process as productive as possible. Every audit is a teaching opportunity and John Parms and his team embraces this role always demonstrating a superior handle of the code and a unique ability to communicate clearly even to non-financial professionals. - Steve Fireman President Economic and Community Development Institute