Claire Sims Grubb, CPA

Small Business Accountant

Claire joined BPS in 2019 as an audit manager. She has 14 years of experience in public accounting, including nine years as an auditor with a national public accounting firm, working with clients in construction, long-term care and not-for-profit sectors. She also has worked in private industry, serving as controller for a paving contractor. Before entering public accounting, Claire spent six years in grant writing and institutional development at two colleges.

Claire is a native of Easley, SC. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, gardening, reading, and volunteering at her church.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Audit and Attest Services
  • Agreed-Upon Procedures

Industry Expertise:

  • Captive Insurance
  • Construction
  • Nonprofits
  • Long-Term Care

Professional Involvement:

  • Member, South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants
  • Member, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Community Involvement:

  • Volunteer, church, older adult and women's ministries


  • B.S., Accounting, Clemson University
  • Master of Public Administration, University of South Carolina
  • B.A., Political Science, Clemson University