Scott M. Deke
Managing Director and Regional Director
Mr. Deke is Managing Director and Regional Director at Bessemer Trust. In this role, he is responsible for Bessemer’s client relationships in Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin, North Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas, as well as the management of our Dallas office.
Prior to joining Bessemer, Scott worked as Associate in Client Relations at Investure, LLC, in Charlottesville, VA.
He serves on the Board of Directors for Catholic Charities Dallas, Board of Directors for the SMU Athletic Forum, Board of Governors for the Dallas Estate Planning Council, and is actively involved with the Communities Foundation of Texas and the Genesis Women’s Shelter.
Scott earned a master’s in administration and supervision and a B.A. in economics from the University of Virginia. He attended the University of Virginia on a full athletic scholarship to include post-graduate studies. He is a Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor and a graduate of the Cannon Trust School. Scott lives with his wife and three children in Dallas, TX.