Scott Novell

Founding Partner

  • Completed over 100 mergers and acquisition transactions of $400K - $50MM in a single year
  • Former COO and chief legal officer of a public held NYSE company
  • Founder of several private companies, one of which was sold to a public company
  • Former partner of large regional law firm
  • Former CPA and transactional attorney
  • Extensive experience in financial management, mergers & acquisitions and financial turnarounds strategies

Educational Background
University of Central Florida, B.S.B.A. in Accounting Summa Cum Laude; University of
Central Florida, M.S. in Accounting; University of Florida, J.D. with Honors; New York
University, L.L.M. (Masters in Law in Taxation).

Professional Background
Scott practiced as a CPA with Ernst & Whinney (a/k/a “Ernst & Young”). Later in his
career Scott practiced law with Gray, Harris & Robinson, P.A. in Orlando, Florida at the
partner level. Scott’s practice at the law firm involved corporate law, mergers and
acquisitions, and tax law. Scott left the law firm to join a public company with a market
capitalization of over a billion dollars. As Chief Legal Officer and later Chief Operating
Officer, Scott was in charge of all acquisition efforts which resulted in over 200
acquisitions. Scott is one of the founders of Nexus Group, Inc. and is currently one of its
Managing Directors.

Transactional Experience
Mr. Novell has been involved in public and private offerings of debt and equity securities,
and over 300 merger, divestiture and acquisition transactions.