This excerpt taken from the CHH 8-K filed Sep 18, 2006.
Scott Oaksmith, Controller
Oaksmith joined Choice in 2002 as director, marketing and reservation finance. During his tenure at the company, Oaksmith has successfully upgraded the companys corporate reporting processes. Prior to joining Choice Hotels, Oaksmith worked for American Express Tax & Business Services, Inc. in Baltimore from 1994 to 2002. A certified public accountant, he earned his bachelors degree in accounting from Towson University in Maryland and his masters of business administration with a concentration in finance from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.