Scott M. Cotter is a director with Veris Consulting, a provider of highly specialized consulting services in the areas of accounting, financial reporting, financial management outsourcing and survey research. As director, Scott is responsible for providing accounting and financial management consulting services to a diverse portfolio of Veris clients. Scott also leads business development for the firm, focusing on accounting and financial management outsourcing services to emerging growth, professional services and nonprofit entities. Scott has significant experience in strategic financial planning and management of corporate finance and accounting functions. He often works closely with senior management, boards of directors and shareholders.
Prior to joining Veris, Scott was Chief Financial Officer of Gingrich Group, LLC from 2003 to 2010. As CFO, Scott oversaw all corporate accounting, financial reporting, strategic and financial planning, and treasury functions. Additionally, Scott spent 10 years in senior finance and accounting roles with company’s ranging from a start-up technology developer to a multi-billion dollar publicly traded national health care provider.
Scott earned his Master of Business Administration from the Merrick School of Business at the University of Baltimore. He is a member of the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP), American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and served in the United States Marine Corps.
Currently, Scott serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of INC.spire, a Northern Virginia-based incubator. Scott also serves on the board of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, and was recently nominated to join the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) Healthcare Community Committee. Additionally, he has served as Treasurer of St. John’s Episcopal Church in Chevy Chase, MD since September 2012.