Professionals & Consultants

Scott E. Grimes, CPA, JD


226 North Fifth Street
Suite 500
Columbus, OH 43215


(614) 228-4000
Fax: (614) 228-4040

Scott E. Grimes, CPA, JD

Senior Director | Columbus, Ohio

Scott is a Senior Director in HBK’s Columbus, Ohio office and has been with the firm since 2015. He has been with small and national/international predecessor firms to HBK since 1985. Scott’s area of specialization is income taxation, mostly working directly with high-net worth individuals, and serves as an internal resource for the other tax professionals in the Columbus office. He has experience with clients in a wide range of industries including real estate, non-profit, manufacturing, and distribution. Scott has also been an adjunct professor at Ohio Wesleyan University.


  • Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, Wittenberg University
  • Juris Doctorate, UCLA School of Law
  • Certificate of Educational Achievement in Personal Financial Planning from the AICPA

Professional/Civic Associations

  • Member, Steering Committee of the Worthington Estate Planning Council
  • Volunteer, Former Board Member and Finance Committee Member, Columbus Speech and Hearing Center
  • Former Member, Upper Arlington Neighborhood Lighting Commission
  • Former Board Member, Upper Arlington Leadership Program
  • Former President and Board Member, Friends of the Arts in Upper Arlington