Bob began his career as an accounts payable clerk for a Cleveland based aerospace company, then moved to another company in the steel industry as a cost accountant. He received his degree in business from Baldwin Wallace College. After graduation, he went to work for Price Waterhouse as an auditor of both small and large firms. Bob then left Price Waterhouse to go back into industry for a large manufacturer and importer of fasteners for industrial use.
Bob founded Robert H. Gray, C.P.A. in October, 1984. From the outset, his focus has always been helping new and growing companies with their accounting and tax needs.
Bob and his wife Joyce have been married since 12/31/91. He has 3 grown children by a previous marriage and one stepdaughter. The married children have provided joy in the form of six grandchildren, who range in age from toddlers to teenagers.
When not working, Bob enjoys time on his boat, fishing, any outdoor activities and racquetball. He is also an avid reader, with particular interest in suspense and historical fiction.
Laurie graduated from Central Michigan University with a Bachelor of Science Degree and graduated from Cleveland State University with a Masters of Accounting and Financial Information Systems Degree. She has twenty years of experience working in the accounting field, including fifteen years at The Richard E. Jacobs Group and four years with Robert H Gray, C.P.A. She has been married for sixteen years and has one son. In her free time, she enjoys watching her son’s sporting events, traveling, boating, four-wheeling and spending time at the family lake cottage in Canada.
Misty was a resident of Galveston Texas until 1996, when she then moved to Ohio. She joined Robert H. Gray, C.P.A. in October 2002 as an administrator, and is now a Staff Accountant in the firm. She graduated from Lorain County Community College with an Associates in Business and Accounting in 2003, and The University of Akron with her Bachelors in Accounting in August, 2007 . She is looking forward to attempting the CPA exam in the future. In the meantime, Misty enjoys spending time with her daughter and new husband and relaxing at the beach.
Karen received her Bachelor Degree of Arts from Baldwin Wallace College in 1998, then went on to receive her CPA certificate. She worked in the accounting field for 9 years before taking time off to start a family. Her background includes accounting, tax, auditing, not for profit and other diversified accounting practices. She enjoys spending time with her family, vacationing, skiing, volunteering at her son’s school and coaching soccer.
Darlene has worked in the administrative field for over 20 years. Her prior career path has been mostly Executive Assistant positions as well as Office Management. She enjoys spending time with family friends and sporting events to include soccer, football, and baseball.