Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
With over eighteen years of experience with investor-owned health care companies, Mr. Grimes oversees the accounting and financial reporting processes of Ardent and its affiliates.
Prior to joining Ardent, Mr. Grimes spent five years with the Nashville audit practice of Ernst & Young, focusing on both private and public health care companies.
Mr. Grimes is a certified public accountant (CPA) and holds bachelor’s degrees in accounting and finance from the University of Tennessee–Knoxville, along with a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Virginia. He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.