Scott Hall is a Managing Director for Jefferies Private Wealth Management Group in Chicago bringing more than 15 years of finance and investment experience to ultra-high-net-worth clients throughout the Midwest. Scott helps lead our corporate and executive services practice, focused on business owners and executives and their unique needs around hedging, monetization and planning of stock options and restricted status. Prior to joining Jefferies, Scott oversaw more than $2.5 billion in assets at JPMorgan Private Bank where he provided investment advisory, credit, banking, and estate planning solutions to private business owners, entrepreneurs, and family offices. He also led the Midwest’s business development efforts for foundation and endowment clients. Scott holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation (2006) and has an MBA with Honors from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. Prior to business school, Scott was a research associate at a $1.5 billion hedge fund focused on distressed credit and deep value equity. Originally from Michigan, he attended the University of Michigan earning his BA in Economics.