Scott Mitchell, CFE, CIRA is celebrating his 40th year in the senior secured lending field. He has been a Field Examiner, Audit Manager, Relationship Manager, and Management Training Executive for Asset Based Lending, Factoring, and Specialty Finance throughout his career. The bulk of his career was spent inside the management groups of Banks, and large public finance companies. Mr. Mitchell joined RedRidge Finance Group in late 2009, building a large, professional due diligence group, performing Surveys, Field Exams, Consulting Projects, Forensic Reviews, and Quality of Earnings Reviews. Mr. Mitchell has been teaching the CFA Field Exam Courses for in excess of 25 years and was awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award in 2015.