Scott RileyScott 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 television and radio broadcast group, as well as his co-ownership and management of Special Events International. Scott was one of the founders of the GTE St. Pete Grand Prix, Scott was also instrumental in the development of the Real Estate Channel on cable television.

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 John P. Lowth Entrepreneur Center Advisory Board of the University of Tampa, the Executive Advisory Council of the University of South Florida's College of Business, the Advisory Board of USF’s Entrepreneurial College, the Council of Governors of the Tampa Bay Partnership, the Executive Committee of the Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corporation, the Board of Directors of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors of the Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of St. Petersburg. 

Scott was the Chairman of a committee that conducted an evaluation and feasibility study that resulted in Cristo Rey opening one of its high schools in Tampa.  Cristo Rey is the largest network of high schools in the United States whose enrollment is limited to low-income youth.  Scott is a member of the Board of Directors for Cristo Rey Tampa High School.

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.