John C. Scott's Professional Profile

John is a partner in the firm’s Tax Services Group and is active in Manufacturing and Distribution Services and Family Wealth and Estate Planning specialties. He offers dedicated resources and critical thinking to address complex issues in this industry, the hospitality and gaming industries and law firms. John has extensive experience in helping clients be more efficient, competitive and profitable. John also specializes in estate planning services at the firm with clients including individuals, families, law firms and owners. His team approach to working with other financial and legal advisors assists clients in achieving their goals in a tax-efficient manner.  He works with clients on individual and corporate tax planning, estate planning, multistate tax planning, ESOPs and valuations of closely held business interests.

Firm Info

  • Joined in 1992
  • Named partner in 2003


Education & Certification

  • B.S., Business Administration, University of Missouri, St. Louis
  • Certified Public Accountant, State of Missouri (CPA)
  • Accredited Estate Planner (AEP), awarded by the NAEPC
  • Chartered Global Management Accountant

Professional Organizations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants (MOCPA)
  • Association for Corporate Growth (ACG)
  • National Association of Estate Planners and Council (NAEPC)
    • Board of Directors
  • Estate Planning Council of St. Louis
    • Past Board Member
    • Past President
    • Membership Chair
    • Treasurer
    • Secretary

Community Leadership

  • Catholic Youth Council
    • Athletic Coach
  • Boy Scouts of America
    • Adult Leader
  • Our Holy Redeemer
    • President, Finance Committee
  • St. Louis University High School Alumni Board
    • Board Member
  • Children’s Legacy Advisors of St. Louis Children’s Hospital
    • Board Member
    • Foundation Finance Committee Member
  • Nerinx Hall
    • Board Member
    • Board Chairman
  • St. Louis Children's Hospital Foundation
    • Board Member