We are Aliign
Aliign is an Indiana professional services firm dedicated to the success of small businesses. Our flexible service offerings enable clients to take advantage of a complete accounting solution or select individual services to meet their unique business needs. We are accounting professionals, trusted advisors, and advocates for our clients.
Our primary mission is to help you succeed, which is why we offer a full spectrum of services – including bookkeeping, accounting services, bill pay services and tax preparation and planning. Through our comprehensive services, we can offer you a panoramic view of your financial position throughout the year to avoid surprises at year end.
Aliign was created by our parent company, Blue & Co., LLC as a full-service accounting firm designed to meet the unique needs of small businesses while providing access to large accounting firm resources with the benefit of local, one-on-one client support.
Let us help you meet your goals and give you financial peace of mind.
Director of Compliance
Bob Ellis is a Director of audit and assurance services, as well as serving as the director of the Aliign practice. Bob specializes in providing financial, accounting and consulting services to closely held businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
He holds a CPA in the state of Indiana and earned a BS degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Bob is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Bob is a past board member of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana and currently serves on the board of both the Hamilton Southeastern School Foundation and the HSE Royal Varsity Club.
Bob has over 28 years of public accounting experience, including 15 with Blue & Co. and Aliign, and will serve as the Director for the accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services.
Joell Grisel is a senior manager within the Aliign Carmel, Indiana office. He is in his second stint with Blue & Co., first serving the firm’s corporate tax practice for four years before pursuing a controllership opportunity outside of the firm. Joell returned to the firm four years ago to help lead the Aliign accounting and bookkeeping practice and specializes in providing accounting, tax, and consulting services to closely held businesses and not-for-profit organizations.
He holds a CPA in the state of Indiana and earned his master’s and BS degrees from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. Joell has previously served as treasurer for the Laurel Oaks Homeowners Association and is currently serving as treasurer of the Indiana Youth Track Association.