"It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.

- Warren Buffett

Scott Coulter serves as Chief Financial Officer for Apex Heritage Group. Mr. Coulter is responsible for overseeing the financing and accounting functions for Apex Heritage Group’s operating companies, real estate, and investments.  Key responsibilities include banking, legal, tax, accounting, financial analysis, risk management, strategy, and transaction advisory among other responsibilities. In addition, Mr. Coulter helps source, analyze, diligence, and execute private and public investments.  

Mr. Coulter brings extensive operational and transactional experience to Apex having spent time as an operating CFO proficient in buy-side and sell-side transactions. His experience spans a wide range of industries and businesses, including start-ups, buy-and-build companies and established large-scale industry leaders. This broad range of experience allows Mr. Coulter to add value in a wide variety of areas within the Apex organization.

Before joining Apex Heritage Group in 2022, Mr. Coulter served as CFO for a private equity backed commercial construction subcontractor for nine years.  At his previous role, he was instrumental in expanding the business from a local Houston-based operator with ~50 employees to four locations in multiple states and over 400 employees when he left the business to join Apex. Prior to his role as CFO, Mr. Coulter spent three years as a Senior Associate at Platform Partners, a Houston-based private equity firm with ~$1BN in net asset value focused on investing in middle-market private companies across a wide range of industries. During Mr. Coulter’s time at Platform, he was involved in their portfolio company acquisitions, operating company strategy development, financial performance monitoring, and the successful exit of investments. Mr. Coulter began his career at Stephens, a family-owned financial services firm in Little Rock, spending time in the investment banking and equity research departments.  

Mr. Coulter received his BSBA in Finance from the University of Arkansas and earned minors in Accounting and Mathematics. Mr. Coulter is married with two young children and enjoys coaching youth sports, traveling with family and friends, golfing, and being outdoors. Mr. Coulter serves on the Board of the Houston Young Life College and is actively involved at Grace Bible Church.