Prior to founding Northern Pacific Group, Scott served as Senior Managing Director of The Gores Group, an operations-focused private equity firm with over $4 billion in assets under management. Prior to joining The Gores Group in 2002, Scott was an investment banker at UBS Warburg and Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette, and an Analyst at Trammell Crow Company. In 1999, Scott co-founded YapStone, an online payment services company.
Scott earned a B.S. in Business Administration and a B.A. in Economics, cum laude, from Pepperdine University, as well as an M.B.A. in Finance and Marketing from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.