Scott Pickett

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Scott Pickett

Professor (Lecturer)

School of Accounting

Career Line, Faculty

After 28 years of Big Four public accounting, Scott took early retirement in order to pursue a dream – teaching at the University of Utah. Scott is an alumnus of the University of Utah graduating in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in accounting followed in 1980 with a master’s of professional accountancy. While working on his master’s degree, Scott joined the Salt Lake City office of PwC (then Coopers & Lybrand) as a tax associate. Scott developed within the firm to the point where he was admitted as a tax partner in 1992. In 1996, he was designated the Salt Lake City Office Managing Partner – a title he held until his retirement. For a period of nine years prior to retiring, Scott was an adjunct faculty member teaching Partnership Taxation in the Eccles School Master of Accounting program. Upon retirement he joined