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 slicemiami.com Business leaders put a lot of time and effort into planning, creating and executing plans. But, one of the most important responsibilities business leaders have is hiring employees. One good hire can change the outlook of a business and take it to new...
    Originally published on marketersmedia.com With the Paycheck Protection Program nearly out of funds and not accepting new applications, Scott Crockett, Everest Business Funding’s CEO, provides insight into other funding options for small businesses that still need help. July 14, 2021 ...
    Originally published on askcorran.com The ability to negotiate deals is invaluable to small business owners. From getting more favorable terms with vendors to locking in purchasing agreements with buyers, mastering the art of negotiation is extremely important to entrepreneurs. While most...
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