Scott Meacham joined Crowe & Dunlevy in January of 2011 as a director. He serves as chairman of the banking and financial institutions practice group. He recently completed his term as the 17th State Treasurer of Oklahoma, serving in that capacity from June of 2005 until January of 2011.
In addition to his duties as State Treasurer, he served on the governor's cabinet as Secretary for Finance and Revenue from January of 2003 until January of 2011. In this capacity, he was the governor's primary financial and budget advisor and served as the governor's chief negotiator on budget, legislative, tribal and other matters.
Mr. Meacham served as State Finance Director prior to becoming treasurer. As finance director, he directed the state's budget through the budget crisis in 2003.
Mr. Meacham formerly served as Chief Executive Officer, General Counsel and Lending Supervisor of First National Bank & Trust of Elk City. Under his leadership, the bank more than doubled in size and saw its profits increase by more than 150 percent. He has served as counsel for the bank since 1989. He assumed executive leadership of the bank in 1991. He continues to be associated with the bank as a member and secretary of the board of directors and a member of the loan, investment and executive committees.
Mr. Meacham, a certified financial planner, has also practiced law in Clinton, Oklahoma, as a partner in the Meacham & Meacham law firm where his practice focused on banking, oil & gas, real estate, estate planning and commercial litigation. He practiced in the same areas in Elk City, Oklahoma, as a sole practitioner. His experience includes serving as counsel for several financial institutions; handling collections, transactions and corporate matters for financial institutions; representing both debtors and creditors in bankruptcy; and successfully handling district court litigation as well as appellate matters in areas of commercial law and oil and gas.
Mr. Meacham is a fifth generation Oklahoman and a graduate of Chickasha High School and the University of Oklahoma. He holds a Bachelor's degree in finance, a Masters of Business Administration and a law degree.
He is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation and a Master of the Bench of the Luther Bohanon Inn of Court. He is a Director and Chairman of the Economic Development-Taxation Committee of the State Chamber and a Director of i2E, Inc.
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Professional Associations & Memberships
- Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
- Master of the Bench of the Luther Bohanon Inn of Court
- Director and Chairman of the Economic Development-Taxation Committee of the State Chamber
- Director of i2E, Inc.
- Speaker, "Emerging Legal Issues," Oklahoma Bankers Association Community Leadership & Senior Management Conference, April 8, 2013, Palm Springs, CA