Scotty began his career at Sykes & Company, P.A. shredding paper in the 1990s. Since then, his focus has helped lead Sykes & Company, P.A. forward by building strong relationships with pharmacy owners, third parties and key vendors to enable pharmacy clients to have access to the best possible resources, accounting, tax and advisory in the pharmacy industry. He is actively involved in all areas of pharmacy accounting and tax with an emphasis on high-level advisory for pharmacy clients.
Scotty is heavily involved in the community pharmacy industry and is a frequent speaker on pharmacy accounting and complex tax matters. He is also an avid writer providing a progressive approach to operating a successful pharmacy. He has published several pharmacy accounting and tax related articles in America’s Pharmacist, the official magazine of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) magazine and Elements, the official magazine of the PBA Health organization.
Scotty is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants, and is a corporate member of the National Community Pharmacists Association. Scotty received his Certified Public Accountant certification in August 2011 and his Certified Financial Planner certification in 2019. He received his B.S. in Business Administration and M.S. in Accountancy from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington.
Outside of Sykes & Company, P.A., Scotty is actively involved in the community through local economic advisory boards and is a founder and current President of The George & Alex Memorial Foundation which raises scholarship money for high school seniors. He enjoys church on Sundays, is a scratch golfer and loves to spend every minute with his childhood next-door neighbor and wife, Carole and their son Pete.