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S. Yvonne Scott

Chief Information Officer

One Mid America Plaza

Suite 700

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois 60181-4707

United States

Yvonne Scott is the chief information officer of Crowe LLP and is responsible for directing the firm’s information systems, including managing staff located in multiple offices and contributing to transformation and growth initiatives by:

  • Developing a client-centric architecture to support the firm’s geographically dispersed, mobile workforce
  • Creating an IT culture driven by accountability, results, and communication
  • Negotiating software contracts to achieve significant cost savings
  • Achieving aggressive transformation objectives without increasing overall IT spending


Prior to joining Crowe, Yvonne was the senior vice president and chief information officer for a Fortune 1000 company and was the global leader of information services audit at a Fortune 100 energy company. She holds a certificate in data processing.

Yvonne is active on several client and industry event advisory boards, including serving in an advisory capacity as CIO-at-large on the board of directors and as the chair of the governance committee for i.c. Stars, a not-for-profit organization that trains and prepares inner-city youth for careers in information technology.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) member
    • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in Illinois (inactive)
  • Information Technology Alliance board member
  • Former chapter board president of Institute of Internal Auditors
  • Chicago CIO Executive Summit advisory board member (2012-2014)

In The News/Honors

Recent Honors

Yvonne was named The Executives' Club of Chicago's Co-Winner of the 2014 CIO of the Year award. The Executives' Club of Chicago annual local awards program recognizes excellence in innovation, corporate citizenship and technology leadership with the award.

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Management and Accounting with Honors (Purdue 500)
    Purdue University
  • Master of Business Administration with Honors
    Northern Illinois University