Meet Scott


Scott has a desire to serve and help people in order to help them pursue their goals and be successful.

Scott graduated from Central High School in St. Joseph. He then continued his education at Missouri Western State University earning a Bachelors of Science degree in Accounting. Before joining Gertsema Wealth Advisors, Scott was at Chick-Fil-A in St. Joseph for 6 ½ years serving as the Director of Operations, as well as a tax auditor for the Missouri Department of Revenue for a year.

Scott enjoys spending time with his wife, Claire, and their daughter, Lilah. They are typically playing outside anytime they can. Scott also loves to watch his favorite sports teams the Chiefs, Royals, and Jayhawks. He also enjoys grilling up food for dinner.



Favorite Food:

Prime Rib from Adams Bar & Grill

Best piece of financial advice I received:

Money is a terrible master but an excellent servant.

Favorite Quote:

"If it was easy, everyone would do it."

Hidden talent:

Pogo Stick

Favorite book:

Scary Close by Donald Miller

Favorite movie or TV show:


What motivates me:

Getting to serve people

Favorite holiday:


Something on my bucket list:

Go to the Super Bowl

Place I’d most like to visit:


My biggest accomplishment:

My daughter

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