Meet Our Team

Grimes Tax Services, LLC is a full-service Tax and Accounting firm licensed in OR. 

Meet Our Team:

Kristine Grimes, Enrolled Agent, LTC 907097-C / Owner

Kristine was born in Eugene and raised in Harrisburg, Oregon. She graduated from Vanguard University of Southern California in 2013 with her bachelor’s degree in accounting. She has completed her master's degree in Accounting as of March 2019 from Devry/Keller University. Kristine began at Mittleider & Wheeler in 2014. She has an active enrolled agent license granted by the IRS and an active tax consultant and tax preparers license through the state of Oregon. Kristine loves to watch football (Go Ducks! Go Seahawks!) and spend time with her family and friends. Kristine is very qualified in preparing individual, business and trust tax returns, tax planning, bookkeeping and payroll services, and QuickBooks consulting. 

The company changed its name on December 1, 2019 to Grimes Tax Services, LLC. Kristine took over ownership from Lynden and Wes fully on January 1, 2020.

Wesley P. Wheeler, CPA 

Wes is partially retired, he works during tax season.

Wes was raised in the Dakota’s and Montana then decided to attend college in Eugene, Oregon and has stayed here ever since. He graduated from Eugene Bible College and the University of Oregon. Wes has been a CPA since 1996 and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He specializes in the following services: tax planning, compliance and preparation; QuickBooks setup and training. Wes and his wife of 33 years, Donna, have a son and daughter.

Lynden R. Mittleider, CPA 

Lynden is currently retired.

Ellen Haxby, Licensed Tax Preparer, Staff Accountant

Ellen joined the firm in 2017 after earning her associate degree in accounting from Lane Community College. Around the office, Ellen assists clients with payroll and bookkeeping services. She is dedicated to providing clients with quality work that is presented in a simple and clear way. Ellen enjoys spending quality time with friends and family and relaxing with a good book or movie.

n/a, Payroll Manager, Staff Accountant

Rebekah Blake, Receptionist

Melanie Grimes, Office Manager

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