A good career is often started with a good education. Scott Herckis worked hard to become educated and ready for the job of CEO. He began his preparation by earning his Bachelor’s of Business Administration with a major in accounting degree from the University of Texas at Austin. He then earned his CPA while working at Arthur Andersen’s Audit and Assurance Department. He worked at Arthur Andersen’s Audit and Assurance Department for five years which allowed him to gain practical knowledge and skills regarding finance while working on large corporate accounts including the Sheraton Hotels and Cadbury Schweppes. It was after this that Scott Herckis started his own company and became CEO of SJH Financial.