W. Coy Gauthier founded SCS, LLC in 2003. In his role as CEO, Mr. Gauthier has worked to revitalize the technology industry within the Jackson Metropolitan and surrounding areas by providing efficient solutions to complex problems.
SCS was founded on the beliefs that Information Technology strategies and solutions should be carefully scrutinized, routinely evaluated, and should never be a mystery to management. We believe that the foundational elements of business and technical strategies should be architected by professionals who have the experience and expertise to respond to new and existing threats and opportunities. We employ a holistic approach whereby, SCS not only meets the current needs of our clients; but we also explore avenues that prepare clients for the future. By focusing on your current needs and your strategic goals, we are able to provide network and software solutions uniquely customized for your business.
Coy has over 25 years of software development experience beginning as a C++ and Assembler developer at Exxon Chemical Plastics and going on to work for some of the world's largest corporations including Exxon Chemical Americas, Entergy Nuclear Power, and AT&T. Through these experiences, Mr. Gauthier has mastered the craft of provisioning the right combination of Business Intelligence and Information Technology to meet today's demanding strategic business planning and evaluation needs.
In 2017, Coy was one of a select few to receive the Mississippi Business Journal, Top In Tech Award in recognition of his contribution to driving the technology industry in Mississippi.
Dr. Jeremy B. Griffin, CPA is jointly appointed to the Patterson School of Accountancy and the Haley Barbour Center for Manufacturing Excellence (CME) at the University of Mississippi. Dr. Griffin currently teaches cost and managerial accounting. His research interests include judgment and decision making topics in auditing and corporate governance. His primary interests are auditors’ materiality decisions and the role of audit committees in the financial reporting process. His current research investigates how auditors make evaluative materiality decisions in high uncertainty settings such as fair value measurement. Dr. Griffin’s research appears in the Journal of Accounting Research, Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory, and Managerial Auditing. Griffin received his Ph.D. in Accounting from the University of Georgia in 2010, his Master of Science in Accountancy degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2000, and his Bachelor of Accountancy degree from the University of Mississippi in 1999. Prior to seeking his Ph.D., he held positions as a plant accounting manager with BorgWarner, Inc. and as an auditor with Deloitte & Touche, LLP.
James (“Jim”) Martin, CPA, CGMA, MAcc
James (“Jim”) Martin is a true “general practitioner” who, for 33 years, has specialized in both income tax and accounting and audit areas. In addition to serving the accounting and tax needs of 150 clients, Jim performs 75-80 continuing education seminars per year for CPAs and attorneys throughout the United States. To date, he has prepared and presented over 2100 full and half-day seminars on accounting and taxation topics. Jim’s philosophy of CPE is simple: spend the class time on topics of applicability and relevance to all and present the topics in an entertaining and fast moving manner.
Jim also regularly consults with CPA firms throughout the United States on a variety of accounting and auditing technical issues and serves as expert counsel in litigation manners.