J. Scott Young, CPA
Senior Audit Partner
Scott joined Wright Ford Young & Co. in 1993 as, at the time, the firm’s only audit partner. After leading the audit department and its growth over the next 24 years, he stepped aside in 2017 to let others lead. During his tenure, Wright Ford Young & Co. has undergone many mandatory peer reviews, passing each with an unqualified opinion.
- Audit and Attest
- Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)
- Employee Benefit Plans
- Manufacturing and Distribution
- Real Estate
Scott has spent his entire career serving almost exclusively entrepreneurial, for-profit businesses. He has the unique experience of working with many US based businesses that have parent companies domiciled in a foreign country.
One of Scott’s passions is helping business owners monetize their investments through the use of an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Scott serves clients in the leasing, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution and real estate industries.
- BS, Chapman University
- Certified Public Accountant
- IFRS Certification from AICPA
- AICPA certified in Advanced Defined Contribution Employee Benefit Plans
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
- California Society of Certified Public Accountants
- ESOP Association
- MGI North America
Scott is married with three children. Scott’s passion is fly-fishing for wild trout in the blue ribbon waters of Idaho, Colorado, Montana and Oregon.
Scott is committed to serving others and has held positions of chairman, president, treasurer and audit committee chairman for The Priority Center, Calvary Christian School and the American Cancer Society. He continues to support The Master’s Program, Hope International, Family Promise of Orange County and Oak Valley College.