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Scott fischer


CFO Idaho, Inc.

As a former CPA in both California and Idaho, Scott Fischer, President, has lead finance teams at some of the best companies in America, including Boise Cascade, Xerox, Hewlett Packard and Solectron. Scott pulls lessons learned and shares across the CFO Idaho team and to the owners/executives of our client companies in ways that help clients best achieve their company goals.


Scott has spent much of his early career in Silicon Valley Fortune 100 companies:

  • Vice President, Xerox Engineering Systems, led New Product Introduction and the finance team of a $400M division of Xerox.
  • Treasurer at Micron Custom Manufacturing after the spinout from Micron.
  • Solectron, a manufacturer of computer systems and spent 9 years there and held many positions, including Audit Director, Director of Business Integration at Solectron do Brazil and Global Controller at Solectron and Worldwide VP of Financial Planning and Analysis.
  •  Scott exited the Silicon Valley and began working with smaller clients. He accepted a board seat and the CFO role at Peninsula Group, a $250M construction group and found great satisfaction in working in smaller groups.   In 2011, he started CFO Idaho with the belief that his experience and knowledge could make a big difference in helping Idaho companies succeed in the worldwide markets.

Since 2011, Scott has grown CFO Idaho to be the best, most experienced outsourced CFO firm in Idaho. Scott holds a BBA Accounting from Boise State University and is a founding member of Beta Alpha Psi accounting fraternity. Scott has held Certified Public Accountant certificates in both California and Idaho. He is currently a member of the Idaho Technology Council and former committee chair for Financial Executives International in San Francisco. Scott is a member of the Trailhead here in Boise and regularly lends his assistance to early entrepreneurs as they hatch new ideas.

Areas of expertise

• Bank Financing/Relationships       • Financial Planning, Analysis and Reporting   • Angel/Private Equity

• Business Process Improvement       • Strategic Planning     • Crisis management       • SOX expertise