Scott is the Founder and Managing Partner of Amherst Partners (IMAP Detroit, USA) and has more than 25 years of experience structuring and negotiating transactions and advising companies on financial matters. Before establishing the firm he was a Principal in a subordinated debt fund that invested primarily in manufacturing and technology businesses. After starting out his career as an accountant with Deloitte & Touche he went on to be a Manager in the National Corporate Finance Group of the company, where he provided M&A advisory services to middle market companies.
Scott's experience includes merger and acquisition transactions, restructuring and turnaround engagements, valuations, and a wide variety of management advisory services. Scott's sector expertise is mainly in Manufacturing, Financial Services and Technology.
Scott has an MBA in Finance from Indiana University, a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois, and is CPA qualified. Scott is a past recipient of Crain's Detroit Business list of "40 under 40” and a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2007 and 2008.