Scott graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and received his Master of Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. Currently, Scott is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner(CFP®) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Over the years, Scott has conducted Continuing Education courses for Certified Public Accountants. In addition, Scott has both authored and has been interviewed for numerous articles in financial related publications and websites such as the Wall Street Journal, MarketWatch, CNBC, New York Times, Washington Post, Time, Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, USA Today, Money Magazine, Investopedia.com, Investment News, Kiplinger, WealthManagement.com, Financial Planning Magazine, The AICPA Tax Section, BankRate.com, the Houston Business Journal and the CPA Forum. For his writings and contributions, Scott was named in 2019 as a Top 100 Financial Advisor in America by Investopedia. Related to his retirement planning experience, Scott is also a member of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA Advisor Group SM.
Scott is also an Advisory Board Member and is a guest lecturer for the University of Texas McCombs School of Business Wealth Management Center. He has been active as a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) where he holds the Personal Financial Specialist (PFS) accreditation. Locally, Scott has been on the Board of Directors of the Houston CPA Society and has been Chairman of the Personal Financial Planning Committee. As a thought leader in Financial Planning, Scott chairs the national Tax and Estate Planning Knowledge Circle for the Financial Planning Association (an association of CFP® certificants).
Scott has been married for over 30 years to his wife Geri and they have two adult sons.