Scott Hess


Leader for CLA's CAAS team in Southeast Wisconsin focused on providing entrepreneurial businesses and non-profits with fractional and interim outsourced CFO, Controller, and Business Process Outsourcing services. More than 25 years of experience assisting clients with improving profitability, reducing risk and building business value in a variety of industries including technology, professional services, manufacturing and distribution, construction, health care, and retail/franchise. Passionate about helping entrepreneurs, startups and emerging growth companies launch their businesses and take them to the next level and experienced in helping global businesses expand their reach within the U.S.

Specialties include business strategy, benchmarking, capital budgeting/asset utilization, cash management, customer and market analysis, financial statement analysis for profit improvement, forecasts and budgeting, KPIs and dashboards, private equity, venture capital and debt financing, transaction/M&A support, accounting software, tax consulting, and business succession planning.


Marquette University, MBA

University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, BBA Accounting and Finance

In the community

AICPA and WICPA, Member

Racine Area Manufacturers & Commerce, Inc., Board Member

Racine Founders Rotary, Member/Past-President