Topics or areas of expertise that Scott can talk about (even in his sleep):
Construction industry - tax
Tax planning - entity and individual
How we know he knows what he's doing:
Scott earned his bachelor's degree in accounting from Otterbein University
He has over 25 years of experience in the accounting industry
Before joining Rea, Scott worked at Winterset CPA Group, Schneider Downs and GBQ Partners
How he's helped clients meet their business needs:
Scott assisted a new client who owned multiple entities with the reconciliation of multiple inter-company transactions and restructuring the entities to be much more efficient from an operational and administrative standpoint. They were struggling to keep their internal books in order and through his assistance the client was able to simplify the reporting and know where things currently stood in their businesses.
A new client had been contacted by the State of Ohio regarding a significant CAT liability. Scott worked with the client to provide the supporting documentation for their CAT liability and was able to save them thousands of dollars and also get refunds from prior balances paid.
Furthering his professional development, Scott is involved with:
- American Institute of CPAs
- Ohio Society of CPAs
- Junior Achievement of Central Ohio (Member of the development committee)
When he's not in the office, you can find him:
Attending sporting events
Spending time with his family
Inside The Mind Of...
What does “A Brighter Way” mean to you? A culture that promotes seeking the best response to the tasks and challenges of the business world in order to add value for those involved.
What’s your favorite aspect of your job? Interacting with a variety of people - clients, associates, and business contacts.
Why do you choose to work at Rea? I spoke with multiple people within the firm and felt the culture was a good fit for me.
Describe your work style. Hard-working and committed to getting the job done.
Just For Fun:
What makes you get out of bed every day? The drive to succeed and provide for my family.
What did 10-year-old you want to be when you grew up? A professional athlete
What is the best restaurant you’ve ever eaten at? The Tap Room at Pebble Beach - I have been to better restaurants but loved the place and the thought of all of the famous people who have dined and enjoyed drinks there.