Scott is the Founder and Managing Partner of Amherst Partners (IMAP Detroit, USA) and has over 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.
His experience includes merger and acquisition transactions, restructuring and turnaround engagements, valuations, as well as a wide variety of management advisory services. His 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. He is a past recipient of Crain's Detroit Business list of "40 under 40” and was a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in both 2007 and 2008.