Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer
Mr. Grimes is responsible for the corporate accounting and financial reporting, tax, government reimbursement and capital and budgeting departments of Ardent and its affiliates. Mr. Grimes has 20 years of experience with investor-owned health care companies. Prior to joining Ardent, Mr. Grimes was in public accounting 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.