Scott P. Riley - Chief Executive Officer
Scott Riley owned an advertising agency serving over 30 clients for whom he developed and created national advertising/trade campaigns. The agency was sold to a national advertising agency. Scott's broadcast industry expertise is also derived from his tenure as a Regional Manager for a TV and radio broadcast group, as well as his co-ownership and management of Special Events International. Scott was also instrumental in the development of the Real Estate Channel on cable TV.
Scott co-founded both Parker Communications Network, Inc., a satellite-based monitor system distributing commercials to large grocery chains throughout the country for companies such as Coca-Cola, General Mills, Procter & Gamble and Nabisco; and In Store Media, which worked with such major grocers as Publix, Kroger, and Albertson's to merchandise their private label products, through alliances with such national customers as Planters Nuts, Skippy Peanut Butter, Pepperidge Farms, Dr. Pepper, and ConAgra.
Scott has been part of the majority ownership group of Fintech since 1996 and has served on the Board continuously since then. He was named CEO in 2005.
Scott attended the University of South Florida majoring in Mass Communications and Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Scott was named Entrepreneur of the Year for the entire State of Florida by Ernst & Young and Outstanding Leader of the Year by the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. He was also recognized by ITFlorida as a finalist for IT Leader of the Year. Scott has been a guest speaker at numerous national seminars pertaining to retail vendor programs. Scott currently serves on the Advisory Board of the University of South Florida's College of Business and the Board of Directors of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce.
Scott and his family have an Education Foundation where they work with great organizations like Step Up for Students, Bridging the Achievement Gap, Academy Prep Center of St. Petersburg, and Mary Help of Christians to provide special needs family scholarships to private schools of the families choice. The scholarships are provided to children ages K-12 whose families could not otherwise afford tuition.