Our Leaders

BARRETT SCOTT

Chief Executive Officer

Barrett Scott is one of the founders of Stock & Option Solutions and has been integral in developing the services and solutions for clients since its inception in 1999. Prior to founding Stock & Option Solutions, Barrett was an independent consultant in the equity administration field for two years and a Client Group Manager at AST StockPlan for four years. His experience with a wide range of equity benefit plans has given him the insight to develop cutting edge solutions for our clients’ stock administration needs. Barrett continues to provide valuable knowledge of financial, tax, and legal requirements of equity compensation programs to clients and their employees on a regular basis. He has been integral in developing key relationships with industry brokers, software providers, law firms, transfer agents, Big 4 accounting companies, investment bankers, and other consulting firms. Barrett is a member of major national equity compensation organizations, holds a B.A. in Economics and a B.A. in Drama from the University of Washington.

ANDREA BEST

VP of Client Experience

Andrea has been a part of the team since 2006, in which time it has become her passion to make a positive difference in the lives of those with whom she works and support team members and clients in solving challenges, overcoming obstacles, and achieving successes in the pursuit of their goals. In her role as Vice President of Client Experience, Andrea heads the sales team and is responsible for leading future growth by ensuring that Stock & Option Solutions understands our clients’ priorities and delivers an optimum client experience. Prior to her leadership role on the sales side, as Managing Director of People Solutions, Andrea lead the consulting team that handles the interim stock administration needs of hundreds of clients across the country. Before joining Stock & Option Solutions, Andrea worked for Kelly Services in staffing and was an Instructor of English at Lynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. Andrea earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Lynn University, Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Miami, and Ph.D. in Comparative Studies from Florida Atlantic University.

VANESSA HARRISON

VP of Team Experience

Vanessa has been a member of the Stock & Option Solutions Team since 2007.  As SOS’ Human Resources Business Partner, Vanessa taps into a knowledge of business operations and people practices to promote the company’s strategic goals, culture, mission and values.  Vanessa’s focus is developing and implementing creative programs, corporate policies and sustainable solutions to support growth while maintaining Stock & Option Solutions’ team-focused culture.  In addition to serving in an HR capacity, on occasion Vanessa acts as project manager for the Professional Services team and co-manages the company’s year-end 6039 service offering.  What she loves the most, though, are the collaborative relationships she builds within the organization and the opportunity to serve employees helping drive the company’s success.

DEAN ENGELMAN

VP of Operations

Dean joins Stock & Option Solutions in 2020 after a successful 20+ year career at Fidelity Investments spanning many leadership roles across brokerage and equity compensation. He balances deep technical knowledge with a profound ability in helping people continuously adapt in today’s disruptive, competitive environment. Dean loves new ideas and the energy they create within an organization. He’s a big fan of trying creative approaches, such as Agile, Lean and data analytics to achieve great results in the most employee-friendly, customer-focused manner. He loves engaging with the rest of the Stock & Option Solutions team to deliver a world-class experience and a competitive edge for all of the customers who trust us with their plans.

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