Get to Know Scott
Scott has been a resident of Manatee County for over 30 years. He and his wife Michele are the proud parents of a blended family of eight which includes Scott’s two sons and two daughters along with Michele’s four sons. All eight children graduated from Manatee County Public Schools and have gone on to post-secondary education and careers. In addition, Scott and Michele are enjoying their role as grandparents to eight grandchildren.
Scott has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of South Florida and holds a Master’s degree in Education Leadership from NOVA Southeastern University.
The first twelve years of his career, Scott was a financial planner with Market Securities Corporation and owned and operated his own bill paying service in the St. Petersburg/Bradenton area. In 1988, Scott and his family moved to Bradenton. His involvement in the school system started at Jessie P. Miller Elementary School as parent and Chairman of the School Advisory Council (SAC). He was so impressed with the teachers and staff that he went back to the University of South Florida and completed the course work to become an elementary school teacher. The remainder of his career has been centered around educating the children of Manatee County as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal. In 2009 Scott was selected as Principal of the Year for Manatee County.