Butler Snow Advisory Services, LLC (BSA), announced today its expansion into the Birmingham market, adding even more experience to the team with the addition of C. Scott Stone.
“We’re thrilled to have Scott join Butler Snow Advisory and lead our Birmingham office,” said President and CEO Matt A. Thornton. “His work with companies of all sizes, from Fortune 50 to startups, adds additional depth to our team and positions BSA to provide strategic guidance to companies in the growing Birmingham market.”
Stone has more than 20 years’ experience working with firms, both public and private, to evaluate the financial and operational interconnections that ensure profitability. His business advisory experience is vast, and he has served companies in CFO- and COO-in-Residence roles. He has evaluated technology solutions and utilization, developed management presentations to investors and financial institutions and advised executive teams and Boards of Directors on key business challenges and effective solutions for their firms.
Stone served in CFO and CAO roles for a $60M sector leading software provider, where he led a balance sheet restructuring that included multiple equity and debt capital transactions, as well as acquisitions and dispositions. He has served as COO of various companies, helping to grow client bases by a third and building multi-million-dollar sales pipelines. Stone also has extensive experience in the development and implementation of financial and operational planning and budgeting processes for companies.
As Marketing Director and Director of Finance & Business Operations for a Fortune 50 company, Stone led financial and operational functions for a two-state area that delivered more than $650M in annual revenues. Before joining BSA, he founded and served as Managing Partner of Sightline Resources, a financial and management consulting company.
Stone has a Masters of Professional Accountancy and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Technology Professional.
The Birmingham opening marks the company’s fourth location since its start in January 2011, with additional offices in Jackson, Miss., and Memphis and Nashville, Tenn.