As part of the RJFS executive team, Scott is responsible for strategic planning, execution, and administration for Raymond James’ independent wealth management business. Scott leads business operations, risk management, and business development programs to enhance the firm’s relationships with affiliated independent financial advisors and institutions.
After beginning his career with JP Morgan Private Bank, Scott has held multiple leadership positions since joining Raymond James in 2005. Following two years of internal consulting, Scott joined the management team for Raymond James & Associates, leading strategic programs for the Private Client Group including the 2013 acquisition and integration of Morgan Keegan & Co. Scott later joined the firm’s technology organization to lead technology strategy for Raymond James’ wealth management businesses, as well as oversee the department’s business administrative functions.
From 2018 to 2021 Scott served on the Raymond James Financial (RJF) Operating Committee, and he also sits on a number of other firm-level committees including AML Oversight, Enterprise Risk Management, Errors & Omissions, Compliance & Standards, and New Products. In 2021, Scott was named to the Board of Trustees for Raymond James Charitable. Since 2017, Scott has been a member of the SIFMA Private Client Services Committee, and he joined the Financial Service Institute (FSI) Ops & Tech Committee in 2021.
Originally from Maryland, Scott is a graduate of the University of Delaware and has completed the Securities Industry Institute (SII) program at the Wharton School of Business.