Scott Anderson has spent over 35 years in corporate accounting and finance after earning his MBA from Stanford University in 1975. Scott has worked in his own businesses, in venture capital start ups, and in corporate turnaround situations. He has served as Chief Financial Officer for two emerging public companies.
Starting in 1999 following an unplanned business transition, Scott earned his CPA, CFP® and EA certifications and began an active practice in tax, financial and investment planning for individuals and small business owners.
For over 30 years, Scott has been teaching the beginning accounting courses in undergraduate and graduate programs at several local colleges and universities in Southern California. Currently he serves as Adjunct Professor in Accounting at Chapman University and at Pepperdine University, respectively.
Scott is an active member of the National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (NAPFA), an organization which supports fee-only financial planning and the fiduciary standard of professional care.
Scott earned an undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania on a Naval ROTC scholarship and a Masters in Chemical Oceanography from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego prior to going on active duty. Scott served in Vietnam where he received several decorations and was an Navy admiral’s aide in Washington, D.C. during the summer of Watergate before leaving the Navy to pursue his MBA studies.
Scott and his wife live in Newport Beach, California. They have three married daughters.
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