Scott Powers

Scott Powers

LPL Financial Advisor

Prior to LPL Financial acquiring Waddell & Reed in July of 2021, Scott began his career as a financial advisor at Waddell & Reed in 2009. In January of 2018 Paul Melton and Scott Powers established a partnership combining their independent practices with the goal of providing their clients with a broader range of knowledge and added value. Scott focuses on in-depth financial analysis of wealth management and strategic financial planning. He helps his clients prioritize their financial goals, in pursuit of a comfortable retirement, while leaving a legacy for their family, and loved ones.

Scott graduated in 2008 from the University of Mississippi with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with two majors, Managerial Finance and Banking and Finance Emphasis – Investment Analysis. He holds through LPL, the Series 7 and Series 66 registrations, as well as a Life & Health Insurance license. Scott also holds a Certified Plan Fiduciary Advisor and Chartered Mutual Fund Counselor designations.

Scott, his wife Laura, son Reid, and daughter Scottie, reside in Memphis TN where they enjoy competing in BBQ contests on the Memphis BBQ Network and in Memphis in May’s world championship barbecue cooking contest.