As National Practice Director, Scott works with Patina’s business practitioners to assist private equity organizations and their portfolio companies as they address a range of key business needs. Among his capabilities are due diligence expertise, solving operational improvement challenges, providing “hands on,” situation-specific Board talent, and supporting talent development needs via coaching and mentoring.
Scott is an Operating Executive with more than 30 years of “on the ground” skills. He has extensive experience in Private Equity operations, M&A, new product development, global expansion and channel development. He is a growth-focused leader with a proven-track record of portfolio company optimization.
Prior to joining Patina, Scott spent six years at Baird Capital as full-time Operating Partner, where he served as Executive Chairman of the Board at SloanLED and Kason Corporation. Before that, he was at Brady Corporation for more than 25 years in several executive roles.
Scott earned his Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing and Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.