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Meet the Money Doctors

We've assembled a volunteer panel of qualified CPAs that have attained the Personal Financial Specialists (PFS) credential for comprehensive financial planning to act as Money Doctors and answer questions from consumers regarding their financial planning issues. The program is offered as a public service and is designed to help and protect consumers by providing guidance on basic financial planning issues.

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David A. Scott, CPA/PFS

David Scott became a Certified Public Accountant in Tennessee in March of 1980 and holds the PFS (Personal Financial Specialist) designation. He received a Bachelors of Business Administration from Memphis State University, where he graduated Cum Laude.

Mr. Scott spent 17 years as the Managing Partner of Scott & Pohlman, P.C., the CPA firm that he founded in 1988. While working for over thirty years in public accounting, Mr. Scott helped clients in the areas of income tax planning, estate planning, retirement planning, business succession planning, and later investment and insurance planning. He began to focus more on working with high net worth individuals on comprehensive financial planning and wealth management.

Mr. Scott is registered with Duncan-Williams, Inc., a member of FINRA and SIPC.. Duncan-Williams, Inc. is not affiliated with AICPA and does not provide tax, accounting, or legal services.

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Chad P. Tramp, CPA/PFS

Chad has over 20 years of experience serving individuals and closely held businesses in the tax, assurance, accounting, finance and investment areas. He leads the wealth management practice in McGladrey’s Des Moines, IA office.  Chad helps clients develop plans for cash flow, income tax, estate and gift, investment and retirement.

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Eugene Welsh, CPA/PFS

Gene has over 25 years experience providing financial and tax advice to individuals and small businesses.  Gene is president of Professional Management, Inc. and specializes in physician and dentist wealth management.  Gene is a member of the AICPA, OSCPA, PFS, and presently sits on the PFS exam review task force.

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Leonard C. Wright, CPA/PFS

Leonard has appeared on Channels 8 in Las Vegas, Nevada and Channel 7’s annual tax tip line in Los Angeles, California, has numerous radio interviews across the United States, appeared in USAToday.com, quoted in MSNBC.com and MarketWatch.com, and has been a resource to The Orange County Register business department. He is currently a grass roots National Spokesperson for the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.