TYSONS CORNER, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ACG National Capital, the Washington, D.C. Metro Area Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, honored Scott Goss as the 2015 ACG Dealmaker of the Year (Private Company). Acknowledged as D.C. region’s preeminent association for corporate growth and development professionals, ACG recognized Mr. Goss’s exhibited excellence in dealmaking over the past year.
“I am honored and humbled to receive this award,” said Mr. Goss. “I want to thank my colleagues in the M&A community that were instrumental in helping us achieve this goal – including our partners at Bank of America, our long time investment associates at CM Equity Partners, our brokers, our attorneys, and especially my team at PSS, without whom none of this would be possible.” “CM Equity Partners is extremely pleased with the well-deserved recognition that Scott and the PSS senior management team has received from ACG,” said Mr. Peter Schulte, Managing Partner of CM Equity Partners. “We continue to be committed to this team and Scott’s leadership to grow and transform PSS into a premier position in its markets.”
As President and CEO of Preferred Systems Solutions, Mr. Scott Goss oversees all facets of the PSS organization and sets the strategic direction for the company. Mr. Goss has made significant progress in strengthening PSS’ bottom line through acquisitions and organic growth. This award recognized Mr. Goss’s expertise as he orchestrated PSS’ aggressive acquisition strategy that resulted in the acquisition of three companies last year, nearly doubling employees and substantially expanding the existing client and core capabilities base.
In addition to his more than 25 years of experience in Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Planning, Finance, Accounting, Operations, and Business Development, including 20 years of both buying and selling companies ranging in size from $5M to over $1B, Mr. Goss has authored several articles relating to the stock market, back office automation, budgeting, and various NYSE and NASDAQ trading companies. He is a Certified Public Accountant; and holds an MBA in Accounting and a BS in Philosophy and minor in Business Administration from American University.
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