Scott Butler

Scott is the Chairman of the Board with Redstone Government Consulting, Inc. and has more than 25 years of government contracting experience. He specializes in all aspects of cost accounting and compliance relating to DCAA, FAR, CAS and US GAAP. Scott also specializes in revenue recognition, complex disclosure issues and consulting services to our government contractors. Professional Experience Scott was responsible for the SEC, US GAAP, DCAA compliance and external audit oversight, and financial statement for a large publicly-held government contractor before becoming a shareholder with Redstone Government Consulting, Inc. He has focused his career on assisting contractors with achieving their goals and objectives along with mitigating risk and maximizing cost recovery. Scott serves in an advisory board capacity with many of our clients, and consults with them on strategic issues such as executive compensation, mergers and acquisitions exit strategies and long-term strategic initiatives. Scott has conducted numerous training seminars, has published several articles and is a frequent instructor for Federal Publication Seminars on topics such as “FAR Cost Principles,” “DCAA audits,” “Government Contract Accounting Systems Compliance” and “Business System Internal Controls.” Scott also has been involved with numerous complex accounting system implementations in a Deltek® Costpoint environment. He sources, manages and leads these implementations, as well as large compliance engagements for our customers. Education Scott earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Jacksonville State University with a major in Accounting and a minor in Computer Science. Certifications State of Alabama Certified Public Accountant Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants Affiliations American Institute of Certified Public Accountants National Contract Management Association Professional Services Council Board of Directors - Wells Fargo Bank-Huntsville Board of Directors - Kids to Love Foundation (Founding Member)

Recent Posts

Gratitude & Thanksgiving

This year's theme is gratitude. Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful, readiness to show appreciation for and to return the kindness.

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Wishing You a Joyous Holiday Season

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Topics: Redstone GCI

Why Thanksgiving 2017 is More Meaningful Than Ever

Every year I write a Thanksgiving blog, reflecting on the growth of our firm, how awesome our employees and customers are, and the privilege we have every day to be able to serve and truly make a difference in the lives of our clients. As founder and CEO, I have been solely focused and driven to meet our targets, budgets, goals and have worked as hard as ever. 

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2015 Annual Update from Redstone Government Consulting

2015 was an eventful year for our company.  We increased the scope and depth of our service offerings to our customers in 2015 while also adding additional talent and expertise in many key areas of our firm.

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I’m Thankful That It’s M&A Time Again for Small Businesses

Since the last wave in 2012, mostly brought on by a fear of tax changes, we haven’t seen a lot of activity with small business M&A.  Many 50m to 500m government contractors went the way of the ESOP during the last decade.  These entities, and small businesses in general have enjoyed organic growth during the past 5 years as more and more procurements came out for small businesses.  The ESOP’s are sitting on a pile of cash and the shareholders are clamoring for more net income/increased share values.  As these companies blow through their NAICS codes, their appetite for growth is steering them in an M&A direction.

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Topics: Redstone GCI

Thanksgiving

I’m thankful that two plus years ago (June 2012) our team of incredibly talented consultants took the leap of faith and decided to leave the comfort of a large firm and devote their careers to supporting our Government Contracting clients around the US and internationally. 

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Eldridge and Steen to Speak at NCMA World Congress

Robert Eldridge and Michael Steen, Director and Senior Director of Redstone Government Consulting, have been selected to speak at the prestigious National Contract Management Association’s World Congress (NCMAWC). This annual training event for contract management, procurement and acquisition professionals is the largest training event of its kind and will be held at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in Washington D.C., from July 27-30.

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Topics: Small Business Compliance, Defense Contractors, Government Compliance Training, DCAA Audit Support

Sequestration Causes Outsourcing and Impacts Government Contractors

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Topics: Business Systems Review, Sequestration, Cost and Pricing and Budgeting, Small Business Compliance, Government Compliance Training, DCAA Audit Support