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Dr. Scott Dell

Position: Award-winning academic, Passionate Career Educator, ChatGPT/AI Keynoter, LinkedIn Advocate/Author/Trainer, Translating Accounting & AI into English, Helping YOU, Learn/Grow/Succeed and Get HIRED

Florence, South Carolina, United States


Talks about

#chatgpt, #linkedin, #careercoach, #highereducation, and #futureforwardacadey

Dr. Scott Dell Bio

What's YOUR WHY? Let's Learn, Share, and GROW TOGETHER!

Dr. Scott Del is more than just an academic; he's a dynamic force with a mission to empower individuals and businesses through knowledge and innovation. As a recovering CPA, lifelong LEARNER, enthusiastic TEACHER, experienced ENTREPRENEUR, motivating COACH, successful AUTHOR, and proud Navy VETERAN, Dr. Scott Del brings a wealth of experience to the table to help YOU thrive.

Dr. Scott's students, clients, and colleagues have all benefited from his expertise. He specializes in developing new SKILLS, expanding KNOWLEDGE, and fostering personal and professional GROWTH, all while harnessing the latest technologies, including Tableau, ChatGPT, Zoom, & LinkedIn.

A prominent author, Dr. Scott Del is the creator of the DEFINITIVE LinkedIn RESOURCE, "Your COMPLETE Guide to SUCCEEDING with LinkedIn," a comprehensive guide to developing a TOP 5% PROFILE that will assist YOU in achieving YOUR goals.

With academic credentials, a SERVICE MINDSET, extensive business experience, and ENTREPRENEURIAL SCARS, Dr. Scott Del is uniquely qualified to serve you. He holds multiple degrees, including a UW-Doctorate (DBA), Wharton-MBA, Boston U.-Bachelor’s in Accounting, and a Master's in Education (M. Ed.) in Ed. Tech.

Dr. Scott Del's entrepreneurial journey includes founding, owning, growing, and selling multiple businesses. He has also advised, interviewed, and hired thousands of individuals, making him well-equipped to share his knowledge and insights to help YOU and YOUR colleagues succeed.

His teaching approach is characterized by ENTHUSIASM & PASSION, backed by over 20 years of business experience and 15+ years of full-time academic teaching and program management knowledge. He seamlessly blends the best of academia with effective business practices, enhancing GROWTH and professional development for all.

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  • Assistant Professor of Accounting Francis Marion University · Full-time Aug 2019 - Present · 4 yrs 2 mos Florence, South Carolina Area · On-site
    • The WHY: Passionate about inspiring students to succeed in their career pursuits, developing personally and professionally, gaining necessary soft skills, and building a firm foundation for understanding the language of business - Accounting!
      • Elected to Serve on the Executive Committee of the SC Association of Accounting Educators
      • SCACPA (SC Association of CPAs) Campus Champion Representing the SCACP on Campus
      • Advisor to and Charter Member of the President's Bowl Championship-winning FMU AFC (Accounting & Finance Club)
      • Certified Facilitator/Trainer and Advisor to the FMU U. S. Championship team in the MonsoonSIM Global Business Gaming Simulation - Proud of the 2020 United States Champions, the FMU Swamp Foxes!
      • Co-Author of the PEAK Grant Helping Eleven of Our Students to Attend the IMA 2019 International Student Leadership Conference in Charlotte - I Also Had the Honor of Chaperoning
      • Author of "Your COMPLETE Guide to SUCCEEDING With LinkedIn"
      • Participant in Leadership Florence 2020-2021 Program
      • FMU is an AACSB Accredited Institution Named After Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox"
      • NCAA Division 1 (Men's Golf & Women's Soccer) Independents / Division 2 (10 other sports)
      • One of 13 South Carolina State-Assisted Universities
      • With 18 Partner Universities in 13 Countries
    • Skills: LinkedIn · Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Chief Inspiration Officer Future Forward Academy - a division of My Career Opportunity, LLC · Contract Jun 2020 - Present · 3 yrs 4 mos Florence, SC
    • The WHY: Graduating? I'm not ready! What now?? We’re here to fill in the gaps in career education for students and pre-professionals seeking to learn, grow, and succeed! Job/internship candidates are missing key elements in their education as to their why, how, and what to do BEFORE and AFTER in securing a career job. We’re here to help!
      • We help job/internship candidates, typically 18-28, maximize their opportunities for success in work and life. Finding one’s passion enhances the odds of success personally and professionally.
      • Through a series of tools, like which helps you inspirationally answer the most commonly asked question “Tell me about yourself”. We offer a structured curriculum, with hands-on modules that not only cover using the tools to succeed, but help to focus on the preparation, process, and follow-through.
      • We offer activities (yes, fun and engaging) to help pre-professionals forward on the road to fulfilling their potential. Let’s work together on your journey to SUCCESS. Let us help you fill in the gaps in students’ education and skills for getting an internship and/or career job leading to a lifetime of growth and opportunity.
    • As CIO I am excited to be a part of the team in bringing these powerful tools to students wanting to make a difference in their own lives and the lives of those around them. Let’s grow together! Thank you for the opportunity to be of service. Let's Learn, Share, and grow together!
    • Check us out at My Career Opportunity IntroEDGE and Future Forward Academy
    • #CareerOpportunities #MyCareerOpportunity #IntroEDGE #DrAMBliven #DrScottCPA
    • Skills: LinkedIn · Artificial Intelligence (AI)
  • Blue & Gold Officer United States Naval Academy · Part-time Jun 2022 - Present · 1 yr 4 mos Florence, South Carolina, United States
    • The Why: Helping to encourage our talented youth to pursue opportunities to make a difference in their own personal and professional lives while helping our country to be its best, is an honor and a privilege.
      • Am honored to have been appointed to the role of Blue & Gold officer helping to inspire high school success in pursuing admissions to the United States Naval Academy. This opportunity, equivalent to a $400K scholarship, allows for students interested in serving their country while growing personally and professionally, while being paid to go to school, a chance to jumpstart their career journey, making a difference in their lives and the lives of others!
    • #USNA #BGO #GoNavy #BeatArmy
  • President Escape to DC, LLC/Badger Communications, LLC dba All Sat Digital & AFFordable Sat TV, Intrnt & Tel. Sep 2004 - Present · 19 yrs 1 mo Madison, Fond du Lac, Sister Bay Wisconsin and Florence South Carolina
    • The WHY: Excited to provide value and service while growing a successful business to serve the needs of all stakeholders - customers, staff, and the community!
      • Full-service independent Authorized Satellite TV, Internet & Telephone Dealership Featuring: Dish Network, DirecTV, Spectrum/Charter, ViaSat, WildBlue, StarBand, HughesNet, Vonage, Airfire Mobile, and others with offices in Madison, Fond du Lac, Sister Bay WI, and Florence SC.
      • Part-Time Controller for Innovation Technologies Worldwide of Cross Plains, WI
    • Skills: LinkedIn
  • Talmud Torah/Sunday School Volunteer Teacher Beth Israel Congregation of Florence SC · Part-time Sep 2021 - Present · 2 yrs 1 mo Florence SC
    • The WHY: To provide Jewish youth with inspiration, appreciation, and an understanding of their Jewish identity. This is accomplished through building a foundation of pride and stimulating awareness of Judaism’s rich cultural history while enhancing the student's confidence and understanding of themselves and others. Ultimately the hope is to educate our youth and help them gain awareness so they can grow and make a positive difference in their own lives and positively contribute to today’s world.
      • Build awareness to post-bar/bat mitzvah students in a variety of topics taught in the Sunday school program. Having previously studied in Israel for a year, I am able to share insights and enhance students’ understanding of Judaism’s commitment to the Land (Eretz Yisrael), the People (cultural roots & commitment to community), and the Book (Tanakh: Torah/Nevi’im/Ketuvim).
    • #JewishEducation #HebrewSchool #TalmudTorah
  • Leadership Florence - Class of 2021Greater Florence Chamber of Commerce Sep 2020 - May 2021 · 9 mos Florence, South Carolina, United States
    • The WHY: To gain insight and exposure to the Florence Community while giving back through community projects. Joined an active group of local professionals interested in making Florence, SC a better place. Elected class treasurer.
  • Accounting Program Director / Assistant Professor Marian University of Fond du Lac Jan 2006 - May 2019 · 13 yrs 5 mos Fond du Lac WI
    • The WHY: Making a difference in the lives and futures of our students, many first-generation college students, motivates me to help others even more!
      • WICPA's Accounting Educator Award Winner for the Year 2018
      • Marian's 2018 Social Justice Award Winner
      • Advisor to all Accounting Major Students
      • Sam Walton Fellow
      • GoFundMe Campaign Leader
      • Model UN (MUN) Facilitator, Advisor, Teacher
      • Advisor to Marian's Award-Winning Enactus (formerly SIFE) Chapter
      • Toastmasters Advisor & Charter Member
      • StrengthsFinder: Achiever, Activator, Learner, Ideation, Maximizer
      • Beta Gamma Sigma Inductee
      • Kappa Delta Pi Inductee
      • Served as Chair of the School of Business Activities Committee, Co-Chair of the One Marian Committee, member of the University's Personnel, Social, Study Abroad, Gen Ed Committees & Veterans Board
      • Faculty Representative to the Board Advancement Committee
      • Emcee for Faculty/Staff Awards Dinner
      • Presenter at AAA (American Accounting Association) Fall 2014 Midwest Regional Meeting titled LinkedIn: Inside and Outside the Classroom
      • Presenter, Reviewer & Discussant at AAA Annual 2017 & 2018 National Conference
      • LinkedIn Open Networker w/20,000+ 1st Degree Connections
      • Prometric DSST Subject Matter Expert Exam Reviewer for Ethics, Business Math, & Finance
      • Martin Luther King Breakfast Guest Speaker
      • Teacher of Traditional & Adult Students in both Instructor-Led and Online Formats
      • Classes taught include Fin. & Mgrl. Acct, Int. Acct. I & II, Advanced Acct., Tax I, Tax II, VITA Seminar, Students in Free Enterprise, Computer Software Apps, Computerized Acct with QuickBooks and MS Dynamics, Acct. Internship, Leadership with Enactus, Model UN, & IT
      • "Engaged Faculty Service & Learning Recognition" Award Recipient-Multiple Years
      • Student Mission Trip Chaperone - Multiple Years
      • Presenter at the 2017 Wisconsin Campus Compact Civic Engagement Institute on Service Learning
      • 5-time presenter at the Marian Student Leadership Conference
      • FDL Internship Fair Presenter 2017
      • WICPA HS Educator Symposium Presenter 2018
  • Class of 2016 Leadership Fond du Lac Sep 2015 - May 2016 · 9 mos
  • Taste Tester CheeseCake, Etc. May 2009 - May 2015 · 6 yrs 1 mo Sister Bay, WI
    • The WHY: Enjoyed meeting, greeting, and feeding folks "The Best Cheesecake in the World" (customer quote). Especially appreciated being a vendor at multiple Farmer's Markets each week welcoming guests to the area. Taste-testing was fun too!
      • Featuring all-made, Fresh, Natural, and Dangerous CheeseCakes, Kosher Gourmet Steep & Brew Coffee, Kosher Premium Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream, VonStiehl Wines, Local Beers, Soups, Sandwiches, and Salads at the Garden Level of the Country Walk Shops in Sister Bay, Door County, WI. ServSafe Certified, CTA (Certified Tourism Ambassador), and Wisconsin Green Certified.
  • Adjunct Faculty Cardinal Stritch University Sep 1987 - Jun 2008 · 20 yrs 10 mos Beloit, Baraboo and Madison WI & Belvidere IL
    • Instructor of Accounting, MIS, Management, Marketing & Finance
  • Riders Edge/MSF Instructor Capital City Harley-Davidson Apr 2005 - Sep 2007 · 2 yrs 6 mos MSF/Harley Davidson Certified Riders Edge Trainer
  • Consultant Wisconsin Education Association Council (WEAC) 2004 - 2005 · 1 yr Microsoft Dynamics SL/Solomon Consulting & Support
  • Adjunct Faculty Edgewood College 2002 - 2005 · 3 yrs Developed and Taught Courses Including Accounting, Finance & Investments.
  • Sales Associate Russ Darrow 2003 - 2004 · 1 yr Successful rep for new Chrysler, Jeep, and Kia branded automobiles and a variety of used vehicles. After enjoying 1 year in the business, to the day, decided to pursue other directions.
  • President New Horizons Computer Learning Center of Madison WI 1993 - 2002 · 9 yrs
    • Founder and President of the 7th New Horizons franchise in the country.
    • Oversaw implementation of Solomon accounting software (G/L, A/P, P/R, A/R, OE/Invoicing) and Beta test site for two different systems featuring integrated CRM (Customer Relationship Management) and Contact Management.
    • Opened/purchased/sold locations in Madison/Appleton/Green Bay. Trained staff and clients in the use of new technologies. Directed hiring and staffing for centers.
    • Worked with insurance providers to manage risk. Implemented 401K and Cafeteria Plans, negotiated with HMO providers to reduce insurance premiums 40%, and negotiated contracts with customers and vendors.
    • Direct P&L responsibility.
    • Expanded operations from 3 employees to almost 100, with annual gross revenue exceeding $5M.
    • Became 1st medium market franchise to attain a $1 per PC per month revenue benchmark.
    • Motivated sales team to become one of the first New Horizons centers to attain $1 per PC revenue goals. Responsible for banking relationships.
    • Elected to 3-two year terms with the New Horizon's Marketing Advisory Council (1 of 6 elected members in North America).
    • Certified Predictive Index Analyst.
    • Certified Novell Instructor
    • Developed and taught a variety of technology and software-related classes.
    • Traveled to China with an investment group from Atlanta to explore franchise opportunities in Mainland China. Analyzed potential for investment and profit.
  • Member Dane County Public Affairs Council 1996 - 2001 · 5 yrs Participated in Presentations by Local Officials and Guests City of Madison.
  • Graduate LGM - Leadership Greater Madison 1997 · Less than a year LGM 5 Graduate
  • President Solutions, INC. Sep 1986 - Sep 1993 · 7 yrs 1 mo
    • Supported numerous Solomon clients in Wisconsin and became certified as a Solomon Master Consultant and trainer for the only Solomon-authorized training center in Wisconsin.
    • Authorized dealer for Novell, Solomon, HP, IBM, and Compaq.
    • Evaluated and implemented computerized business systems for a consulting and training firm.
    • Actively developed applications and trained clients and their staff to use microcomputer-based applications as they relate to financial, accounting, and office automation functions.
    • Served varied client bases including manufacturing, government, retail, non-profit, and service industries.
    • Developed and presented training seminars and classes on accounting and computer-related topics.
  • Finance Chair/Board Member Beth Israel Center of Madison 1989 - 1991 · 2 yrs Financial & Budget Reporting Fostering Membership
  • Treasurer/Board Member Independent Living, Inc. 1986 - 1991 · 5 yrs Assisted in Selection of New Executive Director Reviewed Finances and Budgets Co-Signatory Responsibility in Signing/Reviewing Checks
  • Consultant Grant Thornton Jun 1984 - Jun 1986 · 2 yrs 1 mo
    • Demonstrated expertise in automated systems, and financial, and management functions related to a variety of business activities.
    • Performed and supervised systems analysis, design, development, and implementation engagements.
    • Prepared financial analyses and projections.
    • Participated in strategic planning projects.
    • Designed policies and procedures for client accounting and computer systems.
    • Coordinated in-house microcomputer purchasing and training functions.
    • Assisted in executive recruitment.
  • Auditor Ernst & Young May 1981 - Jun 1982 · 1 yr 2 mos Greater Boston Area
      • Gained exposure to a variety of industries including; banking, manufacturing, and high technology.
      • Analyzed client accounts for compliance with GAAP in accordance with GAAS.
      • Suggested operational improvements.
      • Prepared financial statements and tax returns.
      • Assisted in recruiting.
      • Served on the Massachusetts Institute of CPAs Education Panel.
    • Dr. Andrew Bliven has a diverse professional background with extensive experience in education, business, and community service. His career has spanned various roles, from teaching accounting and finance to serving as a consultant and running his own businesses. Dr. Bliven's commitment to education and community involvement is evident through his work as an assistant professor, his involvement with various organizations, and his passion for inspiring and guiding students in their career journeys.
  • The Wharton School
    • MBA in Decision Sciences & Management
    • Major in Decision Sciences with a concentration in Management
    • Sharpe Fellowship recipient
    • Employed as Assistant to the Director of Wharton Alumni Affairs
    • Co-founder of Campus Computing, a microcomputer dealership based in Philadelphia
  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    • Doctor of Business Administration in Accounting
    • AACSB Accredited Institution
    • IMA Memorial Education Fund Scholarship Recipient
    • UWW Graduate Research Grant Recipient
    • Adjunct Faculty - Managerial Accounting
    • Dissertation Completed: "GOVERNANCE FACTORS AFFECTING NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS’ FINANCIAL HEALTH: The Impact of Board Composition, Policies, Religiosity, and Social Capital"
  • Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching
    • Certified Professional Coach (CPC)
    • Certified Disaster Recovery Coach (CDRC)
  • Marian University of Fond du Lac
    • Master of Arts in Education (MAE) in Educational/Instructional Technology
    • Sam Walton Fellow
    • Kappa Delta Pi Inductee
    • 100% Online Program with a 4.0 GPA
  • Questrom School of Business, Boston University
    • BSBA in Accounting
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
    • Activities and societies: Beta Gamma Sigma Member
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (EdX Completion)
    • Introduction to Philosophy
  • United States Naval Academy
    • Alumni Association Lifetime Member in Engineering
    • Activities and societies: WRNV DJ, Debate Team Jefferson Cup Winner, Drum & Bugle Corps Member, L'Chaim Founder
  • Rockland Community College
    • AA in International/Judaic Studies
    • Studied Abroad for 1 Year in Israel
  • Randolph High School
    • High School Diploma with a College Prep focus
    • Activities and societies: Founder of Photography Club, Member of Tennis Team, Summer thing Counselor for the City of Boston, Scholarship Recipient and Officer of Medical Careers Club, Teacher/Participant in MIT High School Studies Program - Cambridge


  • Executive Committee Member at the South Carolina Association of Accounting Educators (SCAAE)
  • Campus Champion at South Carolina Association of CPAs (SCACPA)
  • Blue & Gold Officer at United States Naval Academy
  • Sunday School/Talmud Torah Teacher at Beth Israel Congregation of Florence SC
  • Member of the Ethics Board for the City of Fond du Lac
  • Allocations Panel Participant Madison - Grant Reviewer Fond du Lac at United Way of Dane County
  • Accepted as AICPA/AACSB Practitioner Peer Reviewer by AACSB International
  • Uber Rideshare Driver - Donating Proceeds to Habitat for Humanity
  • Laborer at Windy City Habitat for Humanity
  • Judge for Governor's Business Plan Contest sponsored by the Wisconsin Technology Council
  • Governor's Harley Sesquicentennial Rider

Licenses and Certifications

  • American Accounting Association & KPMG's DEIB Foundations I & 2 Certificate
    • Issued by the American Accounting Association
    • Issued in July 2023
  • Career Essentials in Generative AI by Microsoft and LinkedIn
    • Issued by Microsoft
    • Issued in July 2023
  • Get Ready for Generative AI
    • Issued by LinkedIn
    • Issued in July 2023
  • IMA | Institute of Management Accountants - IMA Data Analytics & Visualization Fundamentals Certificate®
    • Issued by IMA | Institute of Management Accountants
    • Issued in July 2023
  • Google Certifications/Badges: GAI Fundamentals - Intro. to Responsible AI - Intro. to LLMs
    • Issued by Google
    • Issued in June 2023
  • Google Cloud 9-Course GAI Cloud, BERT, Architecture, Generative AI Studio Sequence
    • Issued by Google
    • Issued in June 2023
  • How to Research and Write Using Generative AI Tools
    • Issued by LinkedIn
    • Issued in April 2023
  • Social and Behavioral Research
    • Issued by CITI Program
    • Issued in April 2023
  • Tech On the Go: Ethics in AI
    • Issued by LinkedIn
    • Issued in April 2023
  • Atomic Habits (Blinkist Summary)
    • Issued by LinkedIn
    • Issued in December 2022
  • AAA Membership
    • Issued by the American Accounting Association
    • Issued in June 2022, expires August 2032
  • CPA - South Carolina
    • Issued by the South Carolina Board of Accountancy
    • Issued in June 2022
  • Finance Transformation Series - April 2021
    • Issued by BlackLine
    • Issued in April 2021
  • Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls
    • Issued by LinkedIn
    • Issued in November 2020
  • eSpeakers Certified Virtual Presenter
    • Issued by eSpeakers
    • Issued in October 2020, expires October 2023
  • Building a Better To-Do List
    • Issued by LinkedIn
    • Issued in July 2020
  • Professional Networking
    • Issued by LinkedIn
    • Issued in July 2020
  • J.T. O'Donnell on Making Recruiters Come to You
    • Issued by LinkedIn
    • Issued in June 2020
  • IBM Blockchain Essentials Badge
    • Issued by IBM
    • Issued in May 2018
  • Introduction to Social Capital
    • Issued by the Institute for Social Capital
    • Issued in January 2018
  • PWC's Data-Driven Decision Making
    • Issued by Coursera Course Certificates
    • Issued in June 2017
  • Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA) Door County
    • Issued by Destination Door County
    • Issued in July 2010
  • Food Manager/ServeSafe
    • Issued by Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
    • Issued in June 2009
  • Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum Section Member
    • Issued by the American Accounting Association
    • Issued in July 2008
  • AAA Membership
    • Issued by the American Accounting Association
    • Issued in June 2008
  • AAA Membership
    • Issued by the American Accounting Association
    • Issued in June 2008
  • MSF Certified Instructor
    • Issued by Motorcycle Safety Foundation
    • Issued in April 2006, expired in September 2008
  • Certified PI Analyst
    • Issued by The Predictive Index
    • Issued in January 1998
  • CPA-Wisconsin
    • Issued by the State of Wisconsin
    • Issued in October 1986
  • Predictive Index (PI) ® Behavioral Assessment Analyst
  • Technology Integration Coach - Graduate Certificate
    • Issued by Marian University
Dr. Andrew Bliven possesses a multifaceted skill set that spans a wide spectrum of expertise. His skills encompass Artificial Intelligence (AI), career management, higher education, entrepreneurship, data analysis, social media, business planning, marketing, business strategy, financial accounting, human resources, teaching adults, financial analysis, research, finance, strategy, recruiting, sales, consulting, analysis, CRM, program management, project management, food and beverage, change management, project planning, travel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, QuickBooks, PowerPoint, communication, university teaching, customer service, workshop facilitation, staff development, training, management, organizational development, time management, job search strategies, networking, Microsoft Dynamics SL, motorcycle safety, video conferencing, virtual collaboration, and personal development.


  • Sandra Bottoni, Senior Program Manager Middlesex County Office of Workforce and Career Development: Sandra highly recommends Dr. Scott Dell for his outstanding webinar presentation. She was impressed by his expertise, presentation skills, and his ability to engage the audience. She notes that Dr. Scott's depth of knowledge, passion for the subject matter, and clarity in conveying complex concepts make him an exceptional presenter. Sandra appreciates his inclusive learning environment and the practical dimension he adds to his presentations, providing valuable insights that can be immediately applied.
  • Wendy Kraft, Employment Specialist: Wendy commends Dr. Scott for his innovation, strategic thinking, and long-term vision. She highlights his ability to break down complex concepts into easily understandable details. Wendy appreciates his dedication to helping others and looks forward to developing a strong working relationship with him.
  • Randy D. Penner, Business Consultant: Randy describes Dr. Scott as dynamic, energetic, vibrant, and engaging, breaking away from stereotypical academic images. He praises Dr. Scott's presentation skills and the success of his webinar, "Jumpstart Your Use of LinkedIn & Thrive!" Randy highly recommends Dr. Scott to anyone seeking expertise and values his extensive resume.
  • Jimmy Sorrells, Liberty Networking: Jimmy encourages connecting with Dr. Scott, emphasizing his knowledge and ability to connect with others.
  • Grace Teal, Associate Software Developer at HealthEdge: Grace acknowledges Dr. Scott's dedication as a teacher and advisor, particularly in helping students understand accounting concepts. She highly recommends him as a professor.
  • Elaine B. Piper, Military to Civilian Career Transition Expert: Elaine appreciates Dr. Scott's book, "Your COMPLETE Guide to SUCCEEDING with LinkedIn," for its comprehensive and useful content, including practical tips. She values his contributions to helping professionals get hired.
  • Dr. Thomas (Tom) DePaoli, Chief Executive Officer at Apollo Solutions Consulting: Dr. Thomas commends Dr. Scott for his dedication to students and innovative use of technology. He recognizes Dr. Scott's role in founding student-related activities and the positive impact on the Business School and community.
  • Al Kietzmann, Copier Consulting, LLC™: Al highlights Dr. Scott's knowledge of LinkedIn and social media, as well as his willingness to assist students and professionals. He praises Dr. Scott's presentation skills and recommends his services.


Dr. Scott Dell has contributed to several publications, including:

  • " Can ChatGPT answer your clients’ questions?" published in the Journal of Accountancy in June 2023, discussing the impact of AI, particularly ChatGPT, on serving clients and preparing for the future.
  • "The ChatGPT Artificial Intelligence Chatbot: How Well Does It Answer Accounting Assessment Questions?" published in AAA: Issues in Accounting Education in April 2023, explores ChatGPT's performance in responding to accounting assessment questions.
  • "Career Capsule (TM) LI Newsletter - Helping You Learn, Share, and GROW!" published in the LinkedIn Newsletter in December 2022, covering topics related to Artificial Intelligence and AI Chatbots.
  • "The Independent Audit for Nonprofits: Does it Make a Difference?" published in Public Organization Review in November 2022, investigates the impact of independent audits on financial performance in nonprofit organizations.
  • "Social Capital and Financial Performance in Nonprofits" published in Public Organization Review in January 2022, analyzes the association between social capital and financial performance in nonprofit organizations.
  • "Your COMPLETE Guide to SUCCEEDING with LinkedIn: The ULTIMATE Checklist of 85 STEPS With Tips to Follow for Establishing Your Presence, Being Noticed, Getting Found, and Successfully HIRED!" published on Amazon-KDP in June 2020, offering a comprehensive guide to leveraging LinkedIn effectively.
  • " Dr. Scott's Favorite Tech Tools," a list of Dr. Scott's favorite tech applications to enhance effectiveness in education, business, and more.

Honors & Rewards

  • IMA Memorial Education Foundation Scholarship (May 2019):
    • Recipient: Scott Dell
    • Issued by the Institute of Management Accountants
    • This scholarship was awarded in May 2019 by the Institute of Management Accountants, recognizing Scott Dell for his achievements.
  • WICPA Accounting Educator Award for the Year 2018 (May 2018):
    • Recipient: Scott Dell
    • Issued by WICPA
    • Scott Dell received the WICPA Accounting Educator Award for the Year 2018 in May 2018. He was nominated by a student and selected from a statewide pool of candidates.
  • Social Justice Award by Marian University (Apr 2018):
    • Recipient: Scott Dell
    • Issued by Marian University
    • Scott Dell was honored with the Social Justice Award by Marian University in April 2018 for his activities challenging inequitable, oppressive, wasteful, or violent structures and promoting alternative structures.
  • AICPA/AACSB Practitioner Engagement Program Peer Reviewer (Jan 2018):
    • Issued by AACSB/AICPA
    • Scott Dell was accepted for the AICPA/AACSB Practitioner Engagement program in January 2018 and anticipated assignment as a program review team or committee member in the near future.
  • IMA Campus Advocate (Jan 2018):
    • Issued by the Institute of Management Accountants
    • Scott Dell received a "Recognition of Outstanding Service" Certificate as a Campus Advocate from the Institute of Management Accountants in January 2018.
  • Toastmasters International Helping Hands Certificate (Jan 2018):
    • Issued by Toastmasters International
    • In January 2018, Scott Dell was recognized by Toastmasters International with the "Helping Hands Certificate" for his outstanding contribution to the 87th Annual Toastmasters International Convention as a volunteer.
  • Engaged Faculty Service & Learning Recognition (May 2016):
    • Issued by Marian University
    • Scott Dell received this recognition in May 2016 for his efforts in initiating Service Learning projects in the classroom. He received this award multiple times.
  • Sam Walton Fellow (Sep 2010):
    • Issued by Enactus (formerly Students in Free Enterprise)
    • Scott Dell was honored as a Sam Walton Fellow in September 2010 for his efforts in helping students initiate social entrepreneurship activities on a global scale.
  • Time 2006 Person of the Year (Dec 2006):


  • South Carolina Association of Accounting Educators (Apr 2020 - Present):
    • Board Member
    • Associated with Francis Marion University
    • Scott Dell serves as a board member for the South Carolina Association of Accounting Educators, elected for a four-year term. He presented a session titled "ChatGPT: Friend or Foe" at the most recent annual meeting in March 2023.
  • South Carolina Association of CPAs (Sep 2019 - Present):
    • Campus Champion
    • Associated with Francis Marion University
    • Scott Dell has held the role of Campus Champion with the South Carolina Association of CPAs since September 2019.
  • Institute of Management Accountants (May 2018 - Present):
    • Member #000009501224-0
    • Associated with Francis Marion University
    • Scott Dell has been a member of the Institute of Management Accountants since May 2018.
  • American Accounting Association (Aug 2013 - Present):
    • Member/Presenter/Discussant/Moderator
    • Associated with Francis Marion University
    • Scott Dell has been a member, presenter, discussant, moderator, and volunteer at multiple regional, national, and CTLA conferences since 2013.
  • Financial Executives International (Sep 2012 - Present):
    • Former Board Member/Chair of Career Management Committee
    • Associated with Marian University of Fond du Lac
    • Scott Dell served as a former board member and Chair of the Career Management Committee for Financial Executives International since September 2012. He participated in the KPI Work Group from the national office.
  • HOG - Harley Owners Group (Jan 2004 - Present):
    • Lifetime Member/Certified MSF & Rider's Edge Instructor
    • Associated with Capital City Harley-Davidson
    • Scott Dell is a lifetime member and certified MSF & Rider's Edge Instructor with HOG - Harley Owners Group since January 2004.
  • AICPA - American Institute of CPAs (Aug 1986 - Present):
    • Member # 01192675
    • Scott Dell has been a member of the American Institute of CPAs since August 1986.
  • US Naval Academy Alumni Association (Jan 1980 - Present):
    • Life Member
    • Associated with the United States Naval Academy
    • Scott Dell has been a Life Member of the US Naval Academy Alumni Association since January 1980.
  • American Finance Association (Sep 2019 - Aug 2021):
    • Member
    • Associated with University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    • Scott Dell was a member of the American Finance Association from September 2019 to August 2021.
  • Toastmasters International - Sabre Speakers Chapter at Marian University - District 35 (Sep 2017 - May 2020):
    • Founding Member
    • Scott Dell helped establish the community Toastmasters Chapter and achieved distinguished status in the first year. He also attended regional conferences and gatherings as well as the 2018 International Convention.
  • Southern Management Association - an affiliate of the Academy of Management (Jul 2018 - Dec 2019):
    • Member
    • Associated with University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
    • Scott Dell was a member of the Southern Management Association, an affiliate of the Academy of Management, from July 2018 to December 2019. He received the 2018 SMA Doctoral Consortia Award.
  • WICPA - Wisconsin Institute of CPAs (Sep 1986 - Aug 2019):
    • Member #16539
    • Scott Dell was a member of the Wisconsin Institute of CPAs from September 1986 to August 2019. He received the Accounting Educator of the Year award in 2018 and served on the Accounting Higher Education Committee.
  • City of Fond du Lac Ethics Board (Sep 2017 - May 2019):
    • Member
    • Associated with Marian University of Fond du Lac
    • Scott Dell served as one of four board members on the City of Fond du Lac Ethics Board, responsible for reviewing ethical issues as they arise.
  • IGNITE! Business Success (Mar 2013 - Aug 2017):
    • Partner Representative
    • Associated with Marian University of Fond du Lac
    • Scott Dell represented Marian University as part of the team serving Fond du Lac County entrepreneurs, and businesses, and sponsor of the Youth Idea Challenge, offering free assistance to the community.


Scott Dell is associated with causes related to Children, Economic Empowerment, and Education, indicating his commitment to making a positive impact in these areas.

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