Scott H. Runyan, CPA

Director, Assurance & Business Advisory Services
(614) 947-5291

Scott began his public accounting career as an auditor with Coopers & Lybrand in Columbus, Ohio, before joining GBQ’s Assurance Department in 1994. Scott has won several internal client service and managerial awards at the firm.

Scott brings to the table a wealth of knowledge related to financial reporting. Scott’s practice specialty focus is technical accounting and financial reporting matters. He is routinely assigned to engagements where there is a high level of business acquisitions, extensive technical research or high-level accounting matters. Over the years, Scott has enjoyed being involved in speaking engagements related to technical accounting topics.

Scott is also very involved in the maintenance of the firm’s quality control standards for assurance services, which has required him to have a vast knowledge of financial reporting issues and to attend additional high-level continuing education classes. He is very active in the development of our firm-wide audit process, which includes implementing new standards for clients as well as engineering our overall procedures to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.

Scott’s public accounting experience has included serving both private and public companies in various industries. This experience includes the performance and management of audits, reviews and various other business consulting projects. He also works with over 40 credit unions annually and is dedicated to serving the industry for GBQ.


  • The Ohio State University – B.S., Business Administration, Accounting

Professional Associations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • The Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants


Professional Bio