Scott Crockett

    Founder and CEO of Everest Business Funding

  • About Me

    Scott Crockett is the founder and CEO of Everest Business Funding. He is a world traveler and serial entrepreneur with an impressive track record in the finance sector. Scott has raised over $250 million in capital and helped create thousands of jobs during his 20+ year-long career in consumer and commercial finance.

    Scott graduated with BA from Tulane University and began his career as an investment banker. After spending three years at NationsBanc Montgomery Securities, he turned down a promotion to start his own consumer finance company. In 1999, he founded Allied Cash Advance, and over the years, opened over 250 storefront locations throughout the country that generated more than $60 million in annual revenue. Mr. Crockett developed and managed 700 full-time employees, raised over $100 million in equity, and completed a successful buy-out in 2009.

    Scott Crockett then established Whetstone Holdings, LLC in Miami, Florida, operating under the trade name of Everest Business Funding. As founder and CEO of Everest Business Funding, he focuses on assisting small and medium-sized businesses with working capital advances to help them grow their companies. He is also a member of The Young Presidents Organization.


    When he is not working, Scott enjoys reading, skiing, golf, and scuba diving.

  • Experience

    Whetstone Holdings, LLC

    January 2010 – Present

    Founder & CEO

    Allied Cash Holdings, LLC

    February 1999 – September 2009

    Founder & Co-CEO

    NationsBanc Montgomery Securities, LLC

    July 1996 – February 1999

    Financial Analyst, Consumer Group

  • The Blog


    Originally published on marketwatch.com Aug 13, 2021 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- Most businesses take on outside funding at one point or another. According to Federal Reserve, 59% of companies that apply for funding are looking to grow their business, 43% need to cover operational expenses, and...
    Originally published on theinscribermag.com Small business owners do a lot. They sometimes serve as the CEO, manager, sales rep, and production manager simultaneously. An experienced businessman Scott Crockett, CEO of Everest Business Funding, knows all too well the potential dangers of small...
    Originally published on newscase.com Most people thrive on kind words. In the workplace, employees like to know that they’ve done a good job and that their managers recognize the work they’re doing. The days of saying “I’m paying you to do a job” and that being acceptable are long gone. In this...
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