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Scott Jones

Managing Director

Professional Experience

Scott is a Managing Director with Protiviti, and the leader of our firm’s West Region Financial Services Industry (FSI) Internal Audit and Financial Advisory (IAFA) Practice. He is also a member of our Firm’s 6-member Global FSI Leadership Council. Overall, he has over 30 years experience with financial institutions. He was formerly with Arthur Andersen – and was a founding Managing Director with Protiviti in 2002. He is a Certified Public Accountant and an Attorney-at-Law.

Representative Engagements Include:

  • Extensive experience in consulting financial service companies on operational, financial, and compliance processes, focusing on internal controls, risk management, process efficiencies, best practices, process re-engineering, and regulatory compliance
  • Experience assisting mortgage related businesses audit/review, enhance, and re-engineer all aspects of their operations. Former experience has included Ameriquest Mortgage, Countrywide, and numerous community banks with mortgage operations
  • Participated in numerous consulting projects with financial institutions, including the restructuring efforts of a $40 billion multi-state institution, post-acquisition integration and analysis for a $50 billion institution, and providing strategic planning for a $3 billion institution before/after take over by the Resolution Trust Corporation (RTC)
  • Experience includes 8 years in private industry with large financial service organizations. Experience includes all aspects of commercial, consumer and mortgage lending, bank operations, trust, and regulatory compliance
  • Experienced in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), as well as all aspects of consumer and commercial banking regulations
  • Experienced in developing, directing, administering, and executing risk-based internal audit plans
  • Experience assisting financial institutions develop, implement, enhance, and assess cost-effective Enterprise Risk Management functions
  • Project management experience includes oversight responsibility for over 150 Sarbanes-Oxley Act, Section 404 engagements – ranging from 2,000 to 10,000 hours of efforts


  • B.B.A – Accounting, Abilene Christian University
  • J.D. – Pepperdine University School of Law

Professional Memberships & Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Member of Bar, State of Texas



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