Scott received his MBA in Marketing from the University of Houston in 1980, and Advertising from the University of Southern California in 1983. He is currently the Principal & Brand Strategist at SDM Marketing, which he helped found in 1991. He is a marketing professional with over three decades of experience in advertising, brand strategy, direct and digital marketing. A strategic thinker and problem solver, he has worked with large to small companies as well as a number of non-profits. He is a past president and board member of the Puget Sound American Marketing Association, past president and board member of JT News (local Jewish newspaper) and for the past two years has been a judge for the annual DECA high-school competition.