Prior to joining USGLC, Scott served on active duty as a Naval Officer for twenty years, retiring at the rank of Commander. His assignments included service ashore, at sea, and overseas, including the Pentagon in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Joint Staff, and Secretary of the Navy Staff, at The White House as a Military Social Aide to Presidents Clinton and George W. Bush, on Capitol Hill as Defense Legislative Fellow to U.S. Senator John Warner, deploying to Iraq as legal advisor to special operations forces, defense counsel at a legal office detachment in Sicily, and forward deployed aboard the guided missile cruiser USS GETTYSBURG.
Following his military service, Scott served as the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives at Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School, as a Regional Organizing Director on Mike Bloomberg’s 2020 Presidential campaign, and as the President of a Florida community nonprofit providing second chances, training, and gainful employment to those leaving the justice system. Scott currently serves as a member of both the Advisory Council and the Executive Corps at Nonprofits First and served as a full-time Philanthropic Advisor at the Gary Sinise Foundation, working in support of our nation’s defenders, veterans, first responders, and their families.
Scott is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science with Merit. He also holds a Juris Doctor law degree from Catholic University, a Master of Arts degree in Legislative Affairs from The George Washington University, a Master of Laws degree in International Law from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and a Business Law Certificate from The Wharton School.