Terry Knause, CPA serves as Member, Assurance and Advisory Services for Scott and Company LLC in the firm’s Greenville, SC office. A native of New Berlin, Pennsylvania, Terry holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from York College of Pennsylvania, as well as a Master’s Degree in Accounting from Clemson University.
Terry has over 36 years of experience, including more than two decades as a partner with Deloitte & Touche; he offers extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions of both closely held and publicly traded companies, in serving organizations with global operations, and in working with portfolio companies owned by private equity investors. He has particularly in-depth experience with serving clients in the manufacturing, food processing, retail, restaurant, and distribution/wholesale industries. Terry also serves as a senior lecturer at Clemson University on a range of intermediate accounting topics.
He is an active member of both the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants (SCACPA), and has long been actively involved with numerous civic organizations, having served on the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement, Greenville Little Theatre, Senior Action, Easter Seals and other not-for-profit organizations.