SCOTT W. SIMS

A Vice President with Valesco, Scott leads the direct investment origination activities for the firm. In addition to frequently being the first point of contact with businesses selected by Valesco, he is also responsible for other business development related activities including search strategy and planning, research, industry and company selection, campaign management, communications and sustaining select company relations.

Leading up to his association with Valesco, Scott's career focused on working with and advising small business owners on matters of corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions. As an investment banker, he primarily represented privately-held and family owned companies across an array of industries in a variety of circumstances and transactions.

Scott received a Master of Arts in International Affairs from Washington University, St. Louis and a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Politics from St. John's University.