Scot Thigpen has been helping clients plan their financial lives for more than 25 years. His chief goal is to use his God-given gifts to help clients establish a plan for their financial future.
Scot graduated from Mississippi State University in 1987 with a B.S. Degree in Accounting. He began his career with KPMG Peat Marwick as a CPA before moving to Merrill Lynch in 1991 to begin his career as an investment advisor. In 1999, he joined Executive Financial Planning (EFP, Inc.) as a partner before selling his practice in 2006 to Stanford Group Company. Soon after, he founded Solomon Financial, now known as Thigpen Group Wealth Advisors.
Scot recently served on the Board of Trustees of Jackson Academy where he chaired the Finance Committee. He is Past-President of the Mississippi Financial Planning Association, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountancy and Mississippi Society of CPAs.
Scot is well-known for being the author of Chasing Solomon, which one review states is a book that “dares every one of us to confront the soul searching questions of life.” He also writes a monthly column for Mississippi Christian Living Magazine. Scot’s personal interests include shooting, cycling, photography, writing and most all outdoor activities. He and his wife Kimberly are the parents of two sons, Peyton and Bowen, and proud in-laws to their precious wives Mary Alex and Kailey.
Scot and Kimberly are active members at Christ United Methodist Church, where he serves as a Sunday School teacher and D-Group leader for adults and youth.
Getting to Know Scot
Favorite Food: Anything from Kimberly’s kitchen
Best Piece of financial advice received: “If it looks too good to be true, it probably is.”
Favorite Quote: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”
Favorite Book: Purpose Driven Life
Favorite Movie: Rocky
Favorite TV Show: Outdoor Channel
What Motivates you: Goals
Favorite Holiday: Thanksgiving
Something on your bucket list: Pheasant Hunt
Place you’d most like to visit: Scotland
Biggest Accomplishment: Marrying Kimberly