Scott began his career in 1979 at Dean Witter Reynolds in San Rafael as a Registered Representative. In 1981 he moved his practice to Merrill Lynch, also in San Rafael, and in his 8 years with them took positions as Assistant Manager and Manager while continuing to assist his many clients. In 1989 Merrill closed this office and Scott transferred to Shearson Lehman Bros. to remain in Marin County to better serve his clients. After 3 years the call to become independent became strong and he moved his business to LPL Financial. He has remained with LPL Financial as an independent financial advisor in Marin County for the past 27 years while LPL grew from a small private firm to a very large publicly traded company. Scott Grooms and Scott teamed together in 2015 to form Maclise Grooms Wealth Management, joining their combined 60-plus years of experience to best assist their clients by providing comprehensive financial planning and investment management services.
Scott has lived in Marin since 1956 and has been active in volunteering in coaching and board participation in baseball, soccer, basketball and swimming in the San Anselmo area. Non-profits such as The Drake Fund, Sleepy Hollow Swim Team, Meadow Club and Buckelew Programs have been volunteer passions over the past 35 years.
Scott’s spare time now includes golf, hiking, photography, reading, gardening, Giants games,and summers at his family's mountain cabin in the High Sierra. Scott and his wife, Peggy, have 2 grown children and are herded along by their loyal miniature Aussie, Jake.