After he graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1996 with a bachelor of arts in psychology, Scott Bushley entered the financial-services industry as a sales and operations assistant with Deutsche Bank Securities in San Francisco. He rapidly expanded his professional purview to become an analyst and senior executive before his enrollment in the Boston College Carroll School of Management. While studying for his master of business administration in finance, Scott Bushley secured employment as an analyst in the Alternative Investments Division of Atlantic Trust, which has since rebranded as CIBC Private Wealth Management.
From 2007 to 2018, Bushley operated in various capacities for BNY Mellon Investment Management in Boston, including as its vice president of strategic business development, director of global distribution operations, head of global institutional and Americas operations, and head of business operations. Bushley has overseen finance and business operations as a partner with Granite Point Capital since late 2018.