SCOTT WEST, Chief Accounting Officer

Scott West joined The Marygold Companies, Inc. in late 2023 as its Chief Accounting Officer.  Mr. West brings over 30 years of accounting and finance expertise to Marygold.  He spent the first eleven years of his career as an auditor with Ernst & Young, where he primarily worked on VC and PE backed technology related companies.  Since Ernst & Young, he has worked at multiple publicly traded companies (including a Fortune 500 company) and companies on the path to becoming publicly listed.  Mr. West has deep experience in SEC reporting, technical accounting, M&A, financings and international operations.  Mr. West has extensive public offering experience on over a billion dollars including seven initial public offerings (IPOs).  He has deep experience working on over 20 M&A transactions ranging in value from below one million dollars to over a billion dollars.  Mr. West worked overseas for over a year in the United Kingdom and Finland.  He has worked on multiple multinational corporations with dozens of international subsidiaries.  From 2014 to 2021, Mr. West was the Chief Financial Officer of Heritage Global (NASDAQ: HGBL) where he played a significant role in turning around an OTC listed company that was generating significant losses to a consistently profitable company that uplisted onto the NASDAQ and sold stock to the public.  From 2021 to 2023, Mr. West was providing consulting CFO services for various companies with a concentration in the technology industry.  Mr. West earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Arizona State University and has been a Certified Public Accountant (currently Inactive) since 1993.