Scott Olson, CEO & President
Scott Olson has more than 20 years of diverse legal and business experience. Scott began his professional career at Andrews Kurth, LLP, as an Associate Attorney, and he remained at the firm from 1998 to 2002. From 2002 to 2003, he occupied the role of Managing Partner with Larson King, LLP.
Scott then founded the Dallas office of Greenberg Traurig, LLP, an international law firm, and assumed the role of Managing Shareholder of the Greenberg Traurig Dallas office. He also served as Global Co-head of Greenberg’s Structured Finance & Derivatives Group, representing banks, borrowers, investors, servicing companies and other parties.
From 2006 to 2010, Scott was Co-founder and a Managing Director of PBL, an asset-based hedge fund that managed over $1 billion in investments. Since 2010, he has taken on the role of operator, advisor and/or investor in a variety of business opportunities.
Scott attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and won the Hugo Black Fellowship Award and the Outstanding Young Alumni Award. He also holds a JD from Vanderbilt Law School and for three years served on the Vanderbilt Law School Board of Directors.
Before college, Scott served our country in the USAF.
Scott is committed to philanthropic involvement. He serves on several boards, including Children’s Hunger Fund, Esperanza, and MasterCares/Gracebridge.
He has been married to his wife Erin since 2000, and they have three children.
Read a personal letter from our CEO, Scott Olson, here >> A Letter From Our CEO