Scott Deters chairs the firm’s Financial Institutions Service Group and is the primary advisor to its full-service community bank clients. He has over 20 years of experience with financial institutions. As an audit professional, Scott offers his clients an objective assessment of their institution, as well as guidance on Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, standards and regulations. When a bank merger or branch acquisition is being considered, Scott offers experience in due diligence services and purchase accounting.
Scott’s expertise encompasses SEC audit engagements as well as working with closely held stock banks and mutual banks. He also has extensive experience with SEC reporting, including 8-K, 10-Q, and 10-K. He has managed several conversions of a mutual bank to a public stock bank, and also has a bank tax background. Scott has been heavily involved in bank mergers and acquisitions and is knowledgeable on purchase accounting as it relates to banks.