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Our firm is local and personable. When it comes to investment consulting, the firm is structured so that Steve can personally meet with and advise clients when they come for a consultation. Steve’s team supports him by striving to provide excellent customer service in a prompt and timely manner. All of our clients are greeted warmly by name when they visit our office. Our comfortable and spacious office is designed specifically for financial practice. It is private, secure, and features a fireplace with plenty of natural light to create a warm, welcoming, and family-like atmosphere.
Steve has been a financial advisor since 2010. His expertise in business ownership and capital management spans banking, office products, office machines, and autos. A former owner at Prescott Honda, he holds an MBA from the University of Arizona and Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Denver. Steve is a proud graduate of Prescott High School and an avid Community volunteer. Steve purchased Tomlinson Wealth Management from its predecessor, Andy Tomlinson, in 2019, making Schott Financial Management a 3rd generational financial firm in Prescott, AZ. Steve has been married to Dana Schott since 1992. Steve and family are active in their church and Steve is involved in many community activities including Boy Scouts and youth tennis.
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ADDITIONAL FINANCIAL BUSINESS EXPERIENCE
Steve’s professional work career began with an internship at the Office of Management and Budget for Maricopa County. From there, he went to First Interstate Bank (now Wells Fargo). After a short banking career, he decided to go into business for himself. He started as a junior partner and then became the owner of an office product/office machine company with four locations in Northern and Western Arizona. Then from 2006 until 2010 Steve was a partner at Prescott Honda, a local car dealership. Working in small business has given him an extensive background in customer service, capital management and community involvement.
“ALMOST” NATIVE ARIZONAN
Steve is practically a Prescott native. He attended public school in Prescott and is a proud graduate of Prescott High School.
University of Denver
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
University of Arizona (U of A)
- Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Finance
Steve is registered to offer securities and investment advisory services and holds both a Series 7 and 66 license as well as a state of Arizona life insurance license. He is also licensed in 28 other states and always open to adding more.
Meet Our Team
Marketing Consultant / Event Coordinator
Dana was born and raised in Prescott, AZ where she proudly attended Prescott High School. Dana holds an Associate’s Degree from Cottey College, a private women’s school in Nevada, MO, and a BS in Finance from the University of Arizona.
Dana is happily married to Steve Schott and spends much of her time with her two children, Sarah Jane and Chaz.
Office Manager / Registered Assistant
Kay Baker is the Office Manager and Registered Assistant for Schott Financial Management. She has been with the firm for 17 years and holds a BA in Public Administration from Northern Arizona University, as well as Series 7 (General Securities Representative), and Series 66 (Uniform Combined State Law) Licenses. She has lived in Prescott for 47 years and was the city’s Finance and Budget Director.
Kay’s duties include office supervision, cost basis research, executing trades, new/existing account maintenance, and research.
Kay is a member of Chapter CD and P.E.O (Philanthropic Education Organization), an organization that supports women through friendship and scholarships. When she’s not working, Kay loves to travel, especially to Portland, OR, where her two daughters and three grandchildren live.
Laura is a native to Arizona and Yavapai County. She has been in the financial industry and with the firm since 2012. Laura holds a FINRA Series 7 License and Series 63 in the state of Arizona.
Andre DeFreitas joined our firm in 2021. Andre is a Prescott local who graduated from Prescott High School. Before joining our team, Andre spent six years in the banking industry. He holds a Series 7 license and is one of our three licensed assistants. He lives in Prescott with his wife, daughter, and another baby on the way. When not working, Andre enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with his family.
Receptionist / Marketing Assistant
Amy Garbo has worked for Schott Financial Management for 3 years and has been in the financial industry for 6 years. Prior to that, she spent 15 years in the fashion industry, first as a model agent and then as the Director of Click Models in Boston, MA. Amy also has a 20 year background in marketing and studied Marketing and Public Relations at Emerson College.