Scott, a New York based partner, leads PwC's Financial Services Third-Party Assurance practice. This practice provides independent assurance over controls and other non-financial metrics for some of the world’s largest and most important financial services firms. Over his career, Scott’s work has addressed a wide range of internal control, technology risk- and operational risk-related issues. He specializes in SSAE16 and other third party assurance and internal controls reporting, including regulatory compliance (e.g., chief compliance officer controls reporting) and areas such as the amended SEC custody rule and US Treasury required controls reporting for participants in the Public Private Investment Program.
Scott has served the financial services industry his entire career, spanning over 17 years with PwC and another 10 years in the financial services industry. Over the course of his career, he has held roles working directly for financial services companies either in a management role, as a management/IT consultant, or as a risk assurance partner providing control effectiveness assurance services.
Prior to his role in Third Party Assurance, Scott's earlier years with the firm were as part of our Advisory practice, focused on providing information technology consulting for the financial services industry. Scott's specific technology areas of expertise include enterprise data warehousing and business intelligence.
Scott holds a BA in Economics from Penn State University, is a CPA (licensed in Massachusetts and New York), and a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).