While a student at the University of Texas at Austin, Scott Herckis gained a significant interest in the financial industry that led to his eventual founding of SJH Financial — based in Stamford, Connecticut. This company CEO graduated from the school with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in accounting. He began working with Arthur Andersen’s Audit and Assurance Department where he remained for five years, also earning his CPA. He gained significant experience in this role, assisting large corporate clients including Sheraton Hotels and Cadbury Schwepps. He departed following a successful career serving as a controller, Vice President of Finance and later a CFO. It was in 2009 that Scott Herckis founded SJH Financial, helping financial clients — specifically business owners — through his own company.