Scott Krieger has been at Synergy Partners since September of 2011 and manages the firm’s advisory practice and consults with financial institutions. He is the head of the firm’s underwriting department, which handles more than $500 million in loans per year for financial institutions nationwide. Additionally, Krieger manages the mortgage quality control program, which provides post-closing and pre-funding audits for mortgage bankers nationwide.
Krieger has more than 16 years of experience in the banking industry with expertise in small business and commercial lending, consistently ranking in the top level of his peers for production. He began his career at Gulf Coast Bank and Trust as a commercial loan officer, then served as a vice president and branch manager at Resource Bank, where he piloted the bank’s community liaison program. As a vice president and commercial lender at Parish National Bank, he became known for his expertise in construction and development lending. He was regularly recognized for his production in these areas. Ten years after he began as a loan officer, he returned to Gulf Coast Bank as vice president and emphasized small business and development loans. He served as one of the bank’s premier SBA lenders. He also managed all aspects of the loan process, including underwriting loans. Throughout his career, he has handled loan portfolios of more than $30,000,000 and has maintained a standard of excellence in customer service that created a loyal following of customers, even as he moved up in his career from bank to bank.
Krieger has a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of New Orleans and a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Louisiana State University. He lives in Mandeville with his wife, Kadee and their four children.