Scott leads the manufacturing and employee benefit plan audit practices for Plante Moran's East Lansing office. Known for providing straightforward, upfront advice to his clients through advance planning and regular interactions, Scott specializes in advising businesses on financial and tax ramifications related to strategy, banking, industry issues, and best practices.
Scott has more than 18 years of experience advising owner-managed and private equity-owned manufacturing and service businesses. Recently, his focus has been on helping clients with the changing landscape of their bank relationships, as banking regulations have become more stringent. Additionally, he works with clients on the strategy surrounding business expansion, transition, sales, and acquisitions, explaining possible pitfalls and helping them properly plan for these transactions in advance.
Scott has a B.S. in accounting from Central Michigan University.