Scott is a Managing Director with Capstone Headwaters’ Financial Advisory Services (FAS) Group. With over 35 years of experience structuring and negotiating transactions and advising companies on financial matters, his experience includes M&A transactions, restructuring and turnaround engagements, and a wide variety of management advisory services. Scott has acted as CRO, court-appointed Receiver, and Trustee for clients in a wide range of industries, as well as more than 75 investment banking and 200 financial advisory assignments for manufacturing, service, financial services, and technology companies.
Prior to joining the FAS team at Capstone Headwaters, Scott was a Partner at Amherst Partners, a firm he co-founded in 1994. Before founding Amherst, Scott was a Vice President at Onset BIDCO, a subordinated debt fund that invested primarily in manufacturing and technology businesses. Previously, he was a Manager in the National Corporate Finance Group of Deloitte & Touche where he provided M&A advisory services to middle market companies. He began his career as an accountant with Deloitte & Touche, providing accounting and audit services and taught national firm training seminars.
He is active in many organizations, having served as: President of the Detroit Chapter and international board member of the ACG; President of the Detroit Chapter and international board member of the TMA; President and board member of the Detroit Chapter of the Young Entrepreneur’s Organization; President of the Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit and member of the Federation’s Board of Governors; President of the American-Israel Chamber of Commerce of Michigan; Chairman of the Automotive Supplier Committee of the Michigan Association of CPAs; and, President of the Southeastern Michigan Venture Group.
Indiana University – MBA - Finance
University of Illinois – BA – Accounting
Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
Private Directors Association (PDA)