Co-Founder & Managing Director: USA - Alexander Beard (U.S.A.) LLC
Scott holds an MBA from City University of Seattle with an emphasis in finance and is Certified Investment Management Analyst from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School; he is also a Certified Financial Planning Practitioner (™) through the University of California at Berkeley; and is an Accredited Investment Fiduciary.
Besides being one of the initial founders of Alexander Beard USA, Schwartz has an empirical background in finance with over two decades of experience managing money and doing financial consulting for high net individuals including expats, “tech companies” in Silicon Valley, California, and overseeing over $5 Billion in Airline Pension Funds.
Schwartz has experience as a captain for two global airlines. Besides spending time in the air he has sailed the world's oceans in small sailing vessels, including the North and South Pacific, Atlantic, Mediterranean, Caribbean, and the Southern Ocean.
He is a member of the Explorers Club of New York and The Royal Yacht Association in England. Schwartz lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife of over 33 years and has two adult daughters.