Scott Whitaker

Atlanta, USA

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Scott Whitaker

Professional Background

Scott has over 25 years experience in strategic planning disciplines including all aspects of merger and post acquisition integration, and has held senior-level marketing, sales and operations positions with several Fortune 500 companies.

Scott and 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).

M&A Expertise

Telecommunications, Healthcare, Financial Services, Industrial Manufacturing, Oil, Gas & Chemicals, Gaming, Medical Devices, Paper & Pulp Manufacturing, Utilities.

Industry & Sector Experience

Advised clients across many industry sectors including technology, financial services, life sciences, healthcare and consumer businesses. 

Project Highlights

Scott has worked internationally in Canada, China, Europe and Africa on a variety of assignments and has been involved in merger integration, strategy and operations projects totaling more than $75 billion in value for both domestic and international companies.


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.

A little more about Scott

Scott is originally from Connecticut and currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife Eve and children Wyatt, Holland and Madeline. Scott is an avid hunter and fly fisherman and an active member of Northside United Methodist Church in Atlanta.

Sector expertise

  • Agriculture
  • Business & Professional Services
  • Chemicals & Materials
  • Consumer Products Supply
  • Consumer Retail
  • Financial Services
  • Governments & Public Services
  • Groups & Conglomerates
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Industrial Manufacturing
  • Internet & E-Commerce
  • Not-For-Profit
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Product Manufacturing
  • Semiconductors
  • Telecommunications Carriers
  • Telecommunications Hardware
  • Travel, Tourism & Leisure


Service expertise



  • English




Resources by Scott

Thoughts and news from Scott

Global PMI Partners Launches New Book, Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions

“Cross-border mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can be one of the most intense and chaotic periods a company will ever experience. Finally, mindful executives have a practical guide to execute mergers and acquisitions in the reality of today’s diverse global economy—Cross-Border Mergers and Acquisitions.”- John Wiley & Sons Inc., Publishers.​Read More

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