At ScrogginsGrear, 80 percent of our team has been with us for over a decade. That translates to a tremendous wealth of knowledge and experience working for you. We develop long-term relationships as trusted advisors, and we look forward to helping you navigate every stage of your career.
Jill Anliker, CPA
Jill has been a valuable member of the ScrogginsGrear team since 2016. She earned a master’s degree in Accounting from the University of Cincinnati. Her high competency is matched by her excellence in client service. Jill is a strong team player who loves working with her coworkers and her clients; they make what she does enjoyable and meaningful.
Organizational Development Consultant
Pattie Elliott, CPA
Terry Grear, CPA
Before ScrogginsGrear was created in January 2014 through the merger of Clayton L. Scroggins Associates and Grear & Company, Terry was president and owner of Grear & Company for more than two decades. In that role, he served as a hands-on president, consulting with clients on business sales and acquisitions, valuations, profitability, finances, vision planning and taxes. Under his leadership, the firm grew to be one of the largest and most respected CPA firms in the Cincinnati area.
Prior to Grear & Company, Terry spent 13 years with Grant Thornton, an international public accounting firm where he performed client responsibilities and was also director of personnel in an office of more than 100 employees.
Through the years, Terry has served as officer of several fraternal organizations and has held positions on numerous boards, including a local bank and private school. He was the founder and co-pastor of an interdenominational church. He also sponsors and speaks at seminars about business and family management techniques, prioritized balanced living, business values, and other topics. In 2012, Terry and his daughter Jill wrote a book titled, Could Jesus Have Been a CPA?, a book describing some of his experiences following God in the workplace.
Director of Operations
Shelli Hoffmann, CPA
Audit & Quality Control Manager
Jim’s 25-plus years with ScrogginsGrear have given him countless opportunities to help clients with both personal and business endeavors – and more importantly, to celebrate their successes and support them when their road is bumpy. He’s an Enrolled Agent with the IRS and holds an MBA from Xavier University.
Tom Koch, CPA
Tom is ScrogginsGrear’s expert on retirement planning. He initiated our sponsorship of IRS-approved plan documents, makes sure we’re equipped with cutting-edge software tools so we deliver the very best service, developed our defined benefit plan service to enable clients to fund amounts much higher than allowed by a 401(k) plan, and nurtures our relationships with the best 401(k) recordkeeping-investment firms. Put simply, if you want to make the most of your retirement planning, you want Tom on your team.
Maxine Lewis, CPMA, CPC, CCS-P, CPC-I
Medical Coding Consultant
Maxine brings a wealth of medical coding experience to the ScrogginsGrear team and specializes in making complicated rules simple to understand. A frequent source for media writing about regulations and managed care, she enjoys helping providers and their staff understand and feel confident in working with both federal and commercial payers.
Jeff says the entire ScrogginsGrear team owes him because he’s the guy who originally told leadership that the full staff should have access to the Internet. An integral member of our team since almost the beginning, he enjoys working with his long-term clients to manage tax planning, completing returns, and handling audits and notices.
Bill Noe, CPA
An expert in closely-held business tax planning and consulting, Bill joined ScrogginsGrear in 2013. He brings clients more than 30 years’ accounting and finance experience. Bill enjoys the close relationships he’s developed with his clients and colleagues and seeks opportunities to positively impact their lives.
Cristi O’Hearn, CPA
Robert Scroggins, JD, CPA, CHBC
Rob offers clients a multidisciplinary background as a CPA, attorney and Certified Healthcare Business Consultant. Rob received his BS degree from Taylor University and his Juris Doctorate, Cum Laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he was a member of the Law Review.
He has served on the boards of the Professional Management Consultants Association and the National Society of Certified Healthcare Business Consultants, and has served as president of both. He is also a member of the Ohio Society of CPAs, the Cincinnati Bar Association, and the Ohio Bar.
Rob is a member of the Editorial Board for Medscape Business of Medicine and has been a frequent contributor to other healthcare periodicals, including Medical Economics and Doctors Digest.
A member of the ScrogginsGrear team for more than a decade and a half, Brad specializes in C Corp and S Corp taxation, as well as individual, trust, and partnership taxes. He enjoys helping clients navigate the complex tax code so they have peace of mind that their tax returns are complete and accurate.
Laura White, CPA
Client Care Manager
Consultant, Strategic HR
With 20-plus years of professional speaking, training, and coaching experience, Keith works as an Executive Coach and Organizational Consultant to build healthy, engaging, and productive teams. He thrives on helping teams uncover new ways to leverage their unique strengths into a focused and collaborative plan for the future, and loves challenging them to remove their assumptions, especially their own self-doubt.