Amon Carter Museum of American Art Announces New Chief Financial Officer

Release date: 
March 30, 2015

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Amon Carter Museum of American Art announces today that Scott Wilcox has joined the museum’s leadership team as the chief financial officer (CFO). As CFO, Wilcox has primary responsibility for the implementation and management of the museum’s financial operations; he will oversee the accounting and security departments as well as the Museum Store.

“Scott is an accomplished senior administrator who has the proven ability to help organizations manage effectively and efficiently,” says Andrew J. Walker, director of the Amon Carter. “His expertise and talents are vast and very much align with the museum’s mission.”

Wilcox has more than 30 years of financial management, operations and administration experience, including a 14-year tenure at the Fort Worth Zoo. At the Zoo, Wilcox served as the chief operating officer, CFO and deputy director and previously the senior director of administration. He managed the operational, financial and administrative functions including capital projects, development, education, engineering, finance, information technology and revenue operations. His experience also includes financial positions at Ernst & Young, JaGee Holdings, Pro Line Western and TeleQuestion, Inc.

“Because I have long admired the Amon Carter, this position is truly an honor for me,” says Wilcox. “I am thrilled to be a part of a team that works to ensure the museum continually provides accessible and rewarding experiences for all visitors.”

Wilcox graduated cum laude from TCU with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He is a certified public accountant (CPA), certified management accountant (CMA) and a longtime volunteer for The First Tee of Fort Worth.

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art offers outstanding exhibitions and public programs for adults and children and is open Tuesday–Saturday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and Sunday from 12–5 p.m. Admission is always free.