R. Scott Richardson, JD

Scott brings experience in the financial services and life insurance industries that spans four decades. Scott has had extensive contact with bank regulatory agencies, and was involved in the development of customized benefit plans and BOLI placements for hundreds of banks throughout the country. This unique background provides Mr. Richardson with considerable expertise in the legal aspects of compensation, nonqualified benefits and bank-owned life insurance (BOLI)/corporate-owned life insurance (COLI) plan design.

Scott Richardson has addressed numerous banking groups on the topics of executive compensation, nonqualified benefits and BOLI. In addition, he has been quoted in various banking trade publications including North Western Financial Review, Illinois Banker, Hoosier Banker and Wisconsin Community Banking News regarding the impact of Financial Institutions Letter 127-04.

Scott has a law degree from William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota. He is a member of the Association for Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) and is past president of the Twin Cities Society of Financial Services Professionals.

Scott Richardson has earned designations as a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) and Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and holds Series 6, 7, 63, 65 and 24 licenses.

Scott resides in Illinois with his family.