Instructor and Post Merger Integration Practitioner
Upcoming Training Sessions:
M&A Integration Planning Essentials for Executives, San Francisco, Sept. 17th-18th
As a leader in the field of post merger integration, Scott has been involved in over two dozen mergers and acquisitions totaling over $25 billion in value. Industry experience includes healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, gaming, hospitality, chemicals, industrial manufacturing, retail and consumer durables. Scott has worked internationally in Canada, China, Europe and Africa on a variety of assignments.
Mr. Whitaker holds a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is the author of Mergers & Acquisitions Integration Handbook: Helping Companies Realize The Full Value of Acquisitions, a comprehensive resource to help companies create a scalable post-merger or acquisition integration process that accelerates operating and business benefit goal realization.
Prior to joining Global PMI Partners, Scott held senior level marketing, sales and operations positions with several Fortune 500 companies, including his own firm, Whitaker & Company. Scott has been awarded the Certified Management Consultant designation from the Institute of Management Consultants and is the past President of the Institute of Management Consultants in Georgia. Scott also teaches for the ACGU (Association of Corporate Growth University) and is past conference speaker and webinar presenter for the MMIBA (Middle Market Investment banking Association) and NACVA (National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts).
Scott resides in Atlanta and is also an active member of Atlanta’s Northside United Methodist Church along with his wife Eve and children Wyatt, Holland and Madeline. Scott has also coached high school lacrosse and girls softball.