Scott Herckis earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting at the University of Texas at Austin and he earned a CPA as he worked with the Audit and Assurance Department at Arthur Andersen for five years, working with a number of large corporate clients, including Sheraton Hotels and Cadbury Schweppes. Since his time at Arthur Andersen, he continued to increase his profile in the accounting and finance, working with companies in the fashion and apparel industry as a controller, then a Vice President of Finance, and finally a CFO.