Bernika R. Scott is a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, she received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from Jesse H. Jones School of Business from Texas Southern University. Years later, she returned to Jesse H. Jones School of Business and earned an Executive Master of Business Administration degree in Energy Finance.
She’s currently a Senior Tax Analyst for Emerson in Houston, Texas. She’s worked in the indirect tax and audit industry for several years. As a highly dedicated and committed professional her expertise ranges from audit analysis, defense, and research to management in the areas of Transaction Tax (Indirect Tax). Bernika is a mentor of the Springboard Mentoring Program through her current employer where she’s served in this capacity for the last three years.
Beyond work, Bernika is actively involved in the Mosaic Women’s Ministry & the Director of Games during Adventure Week at Brookhollow Baptist Church. Serving is one of her passions and loves to volunteer whenever she can. Giving back to the community brings immense joy and should never be taken for granted what service can do for others. “Service is the rent we pay for the privilege of living on this earth.” ― Shirley Chisholm.
She is a proud & active Lifetime Member of the Houston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and currently serves as the 2017-2019 Financial Secretary. Bernika was named JHJ’s “Alumnus of the Year” in 2017 and was a recipient of The Jesse H. Jones School of Business, 2017 40 Under 40. As President, she looks forward to engaging future alumni and sharing with them the importance of joining an alumni chapter. MEMBERSHIP is the heartbeat of the chapter!
(Lifetime Member since 2016)