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R. Scott Thomas

R. Scott Thomas


BS Finance - University of Utah, 1996
Member - Financial Services Institute (FSI)

Scott is a Principal of Ashworth Wealth, LLC, an independent registered investment advisory firm in Salt Lake City, Utah. Scott has been helping high net worth families and business owners with their wealth management, strategy and business structuring since 1996.

In 2002, Scott was one of the founding members of Ashworth Financial Advisors, LLC and helped form the planning philosophy and structure that is applied to all clients. In 2010, Ashworth merged with Empey Financial, Inc. to form Ashworth & Empey Financial, LLC. In 2018, due to the firm growing both organically and via acquisitions, Ashworth & Empey Financial, LLC was rebranded as Ashworth Wealth, LLC. Scott has been asked to speak on the subject of asset allocation, investments, modern portfolio theory, taxation, and wealth preservation to universities, civic groups and professional conferences.

Prior to Ashworth Wealth, LLC Scott was an advisor for one of the largest fee-based consulting firms in the Intermountain West. Scott attended both Brigham Young University and the University of Utah.

He is married to Julie Thomas, who is an avid marathoner. They have six children. Away from the office, Scott enjoys fly fishing, skiing, mountain biking, and being in the outdoors. He is active in his church and has been heavily involved in Boy Scouts of America for the last 15 years.