Scott KirkseyChief Executive Officer
Scott Kirksey has been a part of the BenefitMall family for more than 20 years and currently serves as the organization's Chief Executive Officer. Kirksey assumed the role of CEO in January 2018 and is responsible for leading the development of the company’s long-term and short-term strategies.
Kirksey served as BenefitMall's President from 2015-2018 where he was responsible for sales, marketing, product development, and operations. Prior to this role, Kirksey was Chief Financial Officer of BenefitMall, bringing to his position substantial experience in financial management, strategic planning and corporate finance in challenging high-growth environments. As CFO, he oversaw the company’s financial, accounting, treasury, planning, and administrative functions. Additionally, he led BenefitMall's strategic planning and acquisition strategy during a period of outstanding growth.
Prior to joining BenefitMall, Kirksey served as co-CFO and Vice President of Financial Planning/Reporting at Greyhound. In this post, he was part of the management team tasked in 1995 with turning the company around from near bankruptcy. He was also instrumental in the successful sale of Greyhound to Laidlaw in April 1999. Before joining Greyhound, Kirksey served as Vice President of Finance and Corporate Controller for several Hicks Muse-owned companies. His background also includes a post as Vice President of finance for Ogilvy & Mather advertising agency in New York, and five years as a CPA with Ernst & Young.
Kirksey received a BBA in accounting from Texas Tech University and is a Texas native. Kirksey has served numerous charitable, and community organizations throughout his career and recently served as Chairman of the Board of North Dallas Chamber of Commerce and President of the Board of Trustees at St. John’s Episcopal School.