Scott joined FinPro to co-lead its regulatory practice after serving over 22 years with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (eight years as the Chicago regional director) and four years with Office of Thrift Supervision as its chief operating officer. From 2009-2011, he was a principal at Booz Allen Hamilton as a leader in the core financial services group. Polakoff has collaborated with top-level agency leadership at the OCC, FDIC and Federal Reserve, has testified multiple times before the Senate Banking Committee and the House Financial Services Committee and is a sought-after industry specialist on banking and capital markets.