Scott Copeland was elected vice president of financial planning and analysis in July 2020. In this role, he is responsible for executing the company’s global financial, operational and market analysis. In addition, Copeland plays a key role in RPM’s budgeting and forecasting functions, including the development of annual budgets and long-term financial plans.
Copeland joined RPM in 2012 as director of corporate development, before being promoted to serve as senior director of corporate development and, most recently, senior director of financial planning and analysis. During his time with RPM, he has provided vital support for various projects, including RPM’s 2020 MAP to Growth operating improvement plan. Prior to joining the company, Copeland served as director of transaction services with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and was a senior associate auditor at KPMG LLP. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and accounting from Miami University.