Scott Kirksey has been a part of the BenefitMall family for more than 15 years and serves as the organization's Chief Executive Officer. By aligning the sales, marketing, product development, and operations under Scott’s leadership, we have positioned BenefitMall for accelerated growth.
Prior to his promotion, he served as BenefitMall's President and Chief Financial Officer since December 1999, bringing to his position substantial experience in financial management, strategic planning and corporate finance in challenging high-growth environments. As CFO, he oversaw the company’s financial, accounting, treasury, planning, marketing and administrative functions. Additionally, he led BenefitMall's strategic planning and acquisition strategy during a period of outstanding growth.
Prior to joining BenefitMall, Kirksey served as co-CFO and Vice President of Financial Planning/Reporting at Greyhound. In this post, he was part of the management team tasked in 1995 with turning the company around from near bankruptcy. He was also instrumental in the successful sale of Greyhound to Laidlaw in April 1999. Before joining Greyhound, Kirksey served as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller for several Hicks Muse-owned companies. His background also includes a post as Vice President of finance for Ogilvy & Mather advertising agency in New York, and five years as a CPA with Ernst & Young.
Kirksey received a BBA in accounting from Texas Tech University and is a Texas native. Kirksey has served numerous charitable, and community organizations throughout his career and currently serves as Chair-elect on the Board of North Dallas Chamber of Commerce and sits on the Board of Trustees at St. John’s Episcopal School.