Staffing provider Advanced Group names CFO


The Advanced Group, a Chicago-based staffing firm, named Joseph Scott as CFO. Scott has more than 20 years of experience in finance, professional services and global clinical research.

Advanced ranks on SIA’s 2019 list of largest US staffing firms. Top segments served include life sciences and office/clerical.

“With dedicated and deep experience growing and supporting global clinical research and professional services organizations, Joe brings expertise in strategic planning, financial controls, resource management, pricing strategies, and financial reporting and metrics,” CEO Leo Sheridan said.

Scott comes to Advanced after serving as senior VP, strategic finance, at Parexel, a provider of contract research. He has also held senior finance and accounting roles at Monster, Thomson Reuters and EMC.