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SVP & CIO
Crowe Horwath LLP
Yvonne Scott is Chief Information Officer for Crowe Horwath, LLP. She joined Crowe in February, 2008 and is responsible for directing all aspects of the firm’s information systems and purchasing related activities.
Prior to joining Crowe, Yvonne was Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for GATX Corporation, a Fortune 1000 NYSE traded company that specializes in the leasing of long-lived assets to corporate customers. Her responsibilities included the management of all Information Systems related activities.
Yvonne joined GATX in 1990 as Manager, Information Systems Audit and held the positions of Assistant Director of Information Technology; Director, GATX Chemical Logistics; Vice President, Integrated Solutions Group; Vice President, Strategic Initiatives GATX Rail, and Vice President and CIO GATX Rail. Prior to joining GATX, Yvonne worked for ten years at Unocal Corporation in various positions, culminating in leading their global internal consulting and IS audit services.
Yvonne currently serves on the board of directors of i.c. Stars, a non-profit organization that trains and prepares inner-city youth for careers in information technology and a dedication to community leadership. She is currently serving as the chair of this organization’s governance committee and is a member of the executive committee.
Yvonne has a Masters degree in Business Administration from Northern Illinois University and a Bachelor of Science degree in General Management and Accounting from Purdue University. In addition, Yvonne has published articles in professional journals, presented seminar topics on third-party managed services and IS portfolio management, and served as a CIO panelist at several conferences and seminars. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a Certificate in Data Processing.