Timothy has been our Principal Accounting Officer since April 2016. Prior to joining Tiptree, Mr. Schott was at Lazard, a financial advisory and asset management firm as the Director of Accounting Policy for Global Finance. Prior to Lazard, Mr. Schott was a partner at Deloitte & Touche Financial Accounting and Reporting Services providing accounting consulting services to clients in a variety of industries, with emphasis on the financial services industry. Prior to joining Deloitte’s advisory business in 2004, Mr. Schott spent 11 years as an auditor at Deloitte. Mr. Schott received his BS in accounting at Fairfield University.