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BA, Accounting, Utah State University, 1983
MAcc, Utah State University, 1984
USU School of Accountancy National Advisory Board
Professional Achievement Award Recipient - 2007
Scott Nixon currently serves as the managing partner of the Salt Lake City office of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Upon graduation from USU, he began his career in public accounting and has remained with the same firm his entire career, most of which has been in the Salt Lake City office. His experience includes providing audit and business advisory services to public and private companies in various industries.
Mr. Nixon has been involved in numerous complex filings with the SEC and has been instrumental in resolving unique accounting issues with the SEC on behalf of his clients. He is a frequent instructor of continuing professional education courses.
He returned in 2006 from a four-year assignment in São Paulo, Brazil, where he represented the global firm of PricewaterhouseCoopers to the PwC member firms in South and Central America. He had oversight responsibility for all regulatory and risk management related matters in addition to functioning as the client service partner for several large multi-national clients that had reporting requirements in the United States.
Mr. Nixon is a member of the Utah Association of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also serves as a member of the Utah State University School of Accountancy Advisory Board and has served as the president and vice-chairman of MountainWest Capital Network, a Salt Lake City-based group of entrepreneurs and service providers that promotes business growth and the raising of capital for businesses based in Utah. He is a graduate of Utah State University with bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting.
A native of Hyde Park, Utah, Mr. Nixon currently resides in Kaysville with his wife, Shiree, and their two sons. Their outside interests are travelling the world whenever possible, spending time in Bear Lake and supporting Aggie athletics. They have two married daughters, the oldest of which graduated from USU in December 2007 with a degree in culinary arts. Their second daughter completed a master's degree in natural disasters at the University of Utah in 2008. These daughters (and their husbands) have provided three wonderful grandchildren for Mr. Nixon and his wife.
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