Scott Bates, CPA, serves as a partner in the audit practice of Cornwell Jackson and is leading the rapid growth and expansion of the firm’s business services practice, including outsourced accounting, bookkeeping, and payroll services.
His unique background has made him an expert in working with companies in the healthcare, real estate, auto and transportation, technology, service, construction, retail, and manufacturing and distribution industries.
After college at Oklahoma University, Scott began his career in 1992 as a staff accountant with The Williams Companies. Prior to joining Cornwell Jackson, Scott worked in the private sector as a corporate controller for ComSpace Corporation and has spent time with Ernst & Young, LLP as an audit manager and Deloitte & Touche, LLP as an audit senior.
Scott has been married for over fifteen years and has two great kids. They have a lab named Marley, 2 Pekinese named Beau and Sammy, a bird named Lucky, and a Chinchilla named Labron.