Scott Brannan is Managing Director of the Mitchell & Emily Rales Family Office. Prior to joining the family office, he served as Chief Financial Officer and, prior to that, as Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors of Colfax Corporation, a publicly traded industrial manufacturing company operating in over 70 countries. At Colfax, Brannan oversaw the financing of the company’s growth, from less than $1 billion in annual revenue to over $4 billion. He also led financial reporting, treasury, taxation, risk management, investor relations and pensions.
Brannan’s corporate experience also includes over a decade at Danaher Corporation, where he held various positions in finance, including Vice President-Administration & Controller and Chief Accounting Officer. In total, Brannan has participated in over 50 acquisitions, including the strategic analysis, diligence and integration phases. His experience also includes public accountancy, where he most recently served as partner in charge of professional standards for a large regional firm. Brannan’s career began at Arthur Andersen & Co., with client engagements principally in manufacturing, technology and life sciences, with significant international exposure.