National Advisory Council

D. Scott Peterson

Membership Information:

Member Since: 2001

Spouse:

Christina B. Peterson

Employment:

Job Title: Area Managing Partner, Retired
Company: Ernst & Young LLP
Location: Utah, United States

Expertise:

  • accounting

Biography:

Scott Peterson retired as an area managing partner with Ernst & Young LLP. From 1995 to 2003 he worked as Ernst & Young’s Salt Lake City Office managing partner. Scott earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting and his MAcc from BYU. Upon graduation from BYU, Scott joined Ernst & Whinney in its national office in Cleveland. He transferred to its San Francisco audit practice in 1980, rising to senior manager in just under five years. In 1987 he left the firm to join the Financial Accounting Standards Board as a practice fellow, then returned as partner in 1989. Scott and Chris have four sons.