As the Hawes Financial Group Chief Operating Officer, Scott has direct oversight of operations for all Hawes Financial Group companies.
As COO, Scott has implemented Lean, established both a Behavioral Science and Decision Science department, and spearheaded the ISO/IEC 27002 Information Security Management System Implementation. He was also instrumental in streamlining operations resulting in excellent client service and improved results.
Scott has comprehensive business and finance knowledge, with proven experience in developing and implementing strategic plans, growing businesses, creating internal process improvements, managing project management teams, as well as managing and optimizing organizational behavior for efficiency and profitability. Scott uses his broad base of experience, and applying the key concepts of Lean, Six-Sigma, Deming and Covey, to bring measurable results to the team. He has been a business advisor and confidant to many leaders and organizations. Prior to joining HFG, Scott has had his own consulting firm and lived life both as a CPA, leaving Moss Adams LLP, the 10th largest CPA firm in the U.S as an audit partner, as well as being the CFO of a small, publicly-traded international technology company.
Scott earned his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Accounting from Oregon State University in 1990, while being respected as the faculty’s Outstanding Accounting Student and later being recognized as the Outstanding Accounting Alumni in 2000. Civically, Scott has served the Eugene-Springfield community as a member of the Eugene Chamber’s Economic Development Council, including its Chair in 2005. Scott is a certified facilitator of Measurable Management® and the Allenbaugh® Performance Coaching System. Socially he helps parents raise even more responsible children, and helps makes families have less stress, by facilitating the Becoming a Love and Logic Parent™ parenting program. He also supports economic development through participation in international Micro-Finance programs.
Professional Memberships and Certifications:
- HFMA- Healthcare Financial Management Association - Member
- ACA International - American Collectors Association International - Member
- ACA Interantional– Healthcare Collection Management Certificate
- Oregon CPA License #7168, inactive
Winner-Warren Siem Best Idea Award-2016