Scott is a graduate of the State University of New York at New Paltz in Business Marketing where he also is a Hall of Fame two sport athlete (Basketball and Golf). His leadership journey began in college as a co-captain in both sports and was the recipient of the Heinz Ahlmeir leadership award his senior year. Scott originally used his business acumen and entrepreneurial drive in corporate America, specifically participating in start-ups in the tech industry before answering the call in 2002 to be the founding Executive Director of Show Hope, a ministry founded by five-time Grammy award winner Steven Curtis Chapman and his wife Mary Beth. In that role, Scott grew the organization from inception to $10,000,000 in annual revenue with 25 employees in the US impacting vulnerable children worldwide. His role there was to do all pioneering aspects of the new corporation while setting its strategic direction, ensuring the mission was funded, even through challenging economic times, represent the organization to government officials domestically and abroad as well as key strategic partners and funders. Since 2002, Scott has served on numerous charitable boards of organizations he helped start in addition to serving as an elder of a church he formed in the Washington DC area. Scott is no stranger to the speaking platform and conducting media interviews as part of his leadership role(s) over the years. In 2014, Scott, on behalf of Show Hope, was the recipient of the “Business with Purpose” award from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN. Today, Scott is harnessing his skills, experience, strategic insight and leadership by coming alongside high net worth individuals and leaders in the impact investing and philanthropic sectors to help facilitate social change globally with transformational qualities.
He and his wife, Kerry, live in Danville, PA, with their four children. Kerry has been a vital influence and support to Scott and she herself is an accomplished speaker and writer. She was the founding Executive Director for the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute in Washington, DC. Together, they often do “soul sorting” for leaders and couples through marriage retreats and private mentoring.