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Scott Bailey

Partner, Captive & Alternative Risk Insurance Sub-Line Leader

Direct: 919.988.6119

Scott is an accomplished insurance partner, adept at servicing both traditional insurance carriers and specialized alternative risk structures, such as captive insurance. His extensive range of services encompasses not only the fundamental aspects of auditing and tax preparation but also extends to specialized advisory services. These include premium tax assistance and the consulting and preparation of NAIC statements, underscoring his profound expertise in the insurance sector.

Further enriching his professional portfolio, Scott has a significant background in the construction and manufacturing industries, offering a broad array of services from auditing to financial statement reviews. His diverse experience endows him with a unique versatility, enabling him to deeply understand and empathetically address clients’ specific needs, offering them tailored and innovative solutions.

Years of Experience



North Carolina State University, Bachelor’s
North Carolina State University – Greensboro, Master’s 

Professional & Civic Leadership
  • Member of the AICPA Women’s Initiatives Executive Committee
  • Member of the NCACPA’s Advocacy and Government Relations Committee
  • Member of the NCCIA Conference Planning Committee
  • Conference Planning Committee Chair for the North Carolina Captive Insurance Association
  • Member of the North Carolina Association of CPAs – Advocacy and Representation Committee
  • Former Chair of the Young CPA Cabinet
  • Former member of Council – AICPA
  • Former member of Women’s’ Initiatives Executive Committee
  • Board Member of the IASA (Carolinas Chapter)
  • Member of the ISACA
  • Member of the ACFE
  • Member of the AICPA and NCACPA
  • Member of the Pullen Memorial Baptist Church – Development Committee
  • Treasurer and Member of the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Captive Insurance Association
Professional Credentials

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
NC CPA License #32763
Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE)
Certified Information System Auditor (CISA)
Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP)
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)


AICPA Leadership Academy (2010)

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Scott Bailey AROUND TOWN

  • Adjusting to an Evolving Workforce

    On May 7th, 2024, CRI Partner Scott Bailey presented at the North Carolina Captive Insurance Association Annual Conference in Asheville, NC. Scott joined a panel with Claire Richardson (Hylant Group, Inc.), Will Motley (Johnson Lambert), and Jordan Paszek (Pinnacle Actuarial Resources) to discuss the evolving challenges of identifying and retaining talent within the captive insurance market. The discussion was aimed at captive managers, insurance owners, risk officers, and CFOs.

  • Florida Cannabis Law Seminar

    CRI Partner Scott Bailey spoke to the University of Florida School of Law on March 19, 2022, regarding the finance and banking implications for cannabis businesses.