AMN Healthcare Services, a large US provider of healthcare staffing and workforce solutions, has promoted Brian Scott to chief financial officer (CFO) and chief accounting officer (CAO), effective 24 January 2011. Scott, who joined AMN in 2003, has been senior vice president (SVP) of operations finance and business development. He will report to Susan Salka, AMN president and chief executive officer (CEO).
Scott will succeed Bary Bailey, who will become an operating partner of Cressey & Company, a healthcare-focused, private investment firm with more than US$1bn in assets under management. Bailey will remain with AMN in an advisory role through the end of February.
Scott currently oversees the company’s corporate financial planning and analysis, capital funding and business development activities. In addition, he has significant involvement with financial reporting, tax and investor relations. Since joining AMN, Scott has served in a variety of financial and operational roles including president of AMN’s pharmacy staffing division and overseeing all accounting operations and SEC reporting.
He started his career in San Francisco with KPMG and later was a partner in a mid-sized certified public accounting (CPA) firm. Prior to joining AMN, Scott served as controller of a biotechnology company. He is a CPA (inactive) in California, and received his bachelor’s degree in accounting from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and an MBA from the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
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