Scott is a cum laude graduate of Wake Forest University School of Business. He received additional training from the College of Financial Planning and earned the accreditation of Accredited Asset Management Specialistsmas well as earning the Accredited Investment Fiduciary® designation. Scott began his career at Southern National Bank. He then joined his father, Bob Mitchell, at First Union Securities for six years. At First Reliance Wealth Strategies, Scott directs investment strategy for the team and oversees the research and management of individual stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Scott lives in Florence with his wife and two children. He is a member and past President of St. Luke Lutheran Church, member and past President of the Florence Rotary Club, and on the board of directors of the Pee Dee Area Big Brothers and Big Sisters.