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Scott Mitchell

Director, Practice Lead

Property Tax


Scott focuses on assessment analysis for energy, utility, and industrial properties throughout the United States. He performs detailed reviews of client tax assessments and compliance filings to make recommendations and determine areas of tax savings. Scott works closely with DMA’s clients to assist with their compliance obligations and works with assessors to negotiate settlements of property tax appeals.



6 years in state and local tax; 6 years with DMA


  • Expert in cost of capital and capitalization rate studies and analysis
  • Knowledgeable in rate making for regulated utilities
  • Expert in discounted cash flow analysis and the income approach to value
  • Extensive experience implementing property tax reductions for state-assessed property
  • Forecasting property tax for renewable energy projects in the development phase
  • Previous experience as a fleet manager, where he implemented cost-saving opportunities and driver retention initiatives, resulting in expense ratios below company goals

US – all states



Automotive | Data Centers | Energy & Utilities | Entertainment | Manufacturing | Mining | Oil & Gas | Telecommunications | Transportation



S&P Capital IQ | Value Line | Kroll Cost of Capital Navigator



  • Master of Business Administration, Finance – University of Indianapolis
  • Bachelor of Science, Communication – University of Indianapolis
  • Regularly attends seminars and conferences related to property tax, utility rate making, and energy industry trends