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Scott G. Ebert

Partner, CPA
612 876 4600

Scott Ebert leads the Minneapolis office specialized services team, which includes transaction services, risk and internal audit consulting services, and the craft brewing industry. He also leads the firm’s national beverages practice, focused on craft breweries, wineries, cideries, distilleries, and distributors. Scott has been with Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP since 1986. 

Experience

  • Serves as partner on auditing and review engagements with public and private companies in the manufacturing and distribution industry
  • Leads numerous merger, acquisition, and sales teams with clients, including negotiations and due diligence
  • Works with craft breweries on sales channel management, distribution, financial forecasting, and compliance issues
  • Performs operational reviews for wholesalers and distributors
  • Develops cost models to assist clients in price negotiations for warehouse management
  • Assists in projection of operations and cash flows related to new product lines and territories including modeling of new facilities
  • Assists clients in planning strategies, including capital needs management succession

Involvement

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals
  • Institute of Wholesale Industry Advisors
  • Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild
  • National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
  • Wisconsin Association of Wholesalers
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Plymouth Community Foundation – Board of Directors, Chair

Education

University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting, Minor in Management Information Systems

Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
Wholesale Executive Management Graduate