Gina Scott, CEO of Gina Scott & Associates, has created a culture that sets the highest standards for engagement, brings value to her clients and helps them be successful. Gina combines a passion for helping people be successful with an extensive experience portfolio. Prior to establishing her consultancy, she has held positions as CFO/Controller at a software startup, a direct marketing company and held a variety of leadership positions in established corporations in internal audit, cost, budgeting and general accounting. As a consultant, she has assisted businesses with implementation of accounting systems, tuning up the financials, preparing for the sale or buyout of a business, obtaining bank financing, and improving processes for greater efficiency. She has a BS in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Chicago, is a Certified Bookkeeper from the American Institute of Professional Bookkeepers, a certified Xero Advisor. In her free time she enjoys time with family, hiking and music.
Sally Bowman, Accounting Advisor at Gina Scott & Associates, is a senior professional member of the team. Sally brings a wealth of overall business experience and experience specifically with financial systems planning and development. She has successfully held positions as controller for service, sales and manufacturing companies. Sally has advanced skills in a number of accounting and financial reporting tools (Peachtree, Quickbooks, MAS, Xero, and Microsoft Office). She has experience managing and implementing conversions and developing and establishing management reporting. Sally has assisted companies during critical company transitions including support of startup, inception through early growth stages and up to and through successful mergers and IPOs. She holds a BSBA in Accounting and is a certified Xero Advisor. When not supporting her clients, Sally enjoys the outdoors, hiking and bicycling with family and friends.
Mary, Accounting Advisor at Gina Scott & Associates, brings over 15 years of experience in C-level positions that range across numerous industries, including manufacturing, service, retail and distribution organizations. Her true passion is working with privately-held companies doing business turnarounds. Mary has a thirst for teaching others how to run their business and enjoy the journey.
Mary holds a BA in Leadership and Organizational Studies from Binghamton University coupled with attending Meredith College for Accounting. She has recently passed her CPA exams and will be applying for her license this year. When Mary is not working on your business she is a very dedicated Mom and loves spending time with her family, walking, cooking, reading and thrives on learning.
Ann is an Accountant at Gina Scott & Associates. With 30+ years of accounting experience, Ann has worked with clients in many industries. Her professional accounting career has included internal auditing, public accounting and all levels of tax compliance. Ann holds a BBA in Accounting and is a certified Xero Advisor.
Her favorite accounting moments are when she can mentor non-financial owner/manager/staff; helping them to understand the financial transactions and statements and apply this knowledge to their critical daily functions.
Dia Mercer is a member of the Gina Scott & Associates bookkeeping team and is a certified Xero Advisor. She brings bookkeeping experience from across a range of industries including technology, retail and insurance. Recognizing that the clients are focused on a range of priorities, Dia brings order to chaos so that her clients can focus on other areas of their business. Dia has a BSBA from East Carolina University in Information Systems. In her free time she enjoys being active with church activities. She also enjoys fun runs with family and friends, especially the ones that include mud and obstacles.
Joan is a member of the Gina Scott & Associates bookkeeping team and is a certified Xero Advisor. She brings more than 6 years of Office Management experience, including bookkeeping responsibilities. Joan enjoys working with a diverse set of clients and recognizes the value of gleaning a solid understanding of the clients’ business to support their bookkeeping needs. Her attention to detail and consistency are important to the success of her clients.
Joan graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina with a BS in Cytotechnology. She enjoys hiking, do-it-yourself projects and crafts.
Max is a member of the Gina Scott & Associates bookkeeping team. Max attended Suffolk Community College completing the Accounting Program. He has experience working inside small businesses and providing bookkeeping support to many. Max is always looking for new ways to apply technology in the workplace to improve both efficiency and accuracy. In his free time Max enjoys being outdoors and pursuing his love for music.