A statewide component of the North Carolina Community College System, the NCMBC is a business development organization that connects North Carolina businesses to federal contracts, connects military and other jobseekers to employment and helps recruit defense contractors to North Carolina. Since opening in 2005, the NCMBC has supported North Carolina businesses in winning over 750 contracts for $1.9 to $3.7 billion.
Originally from Allentown, PA, Scott graduated from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina in May 1977. He also received a Masters in International Affairs Degree from Columbia University in 1988.
Prior to joining the NCMBC in 2004, Scott served for six years as the Chief Officer for Support Services for the City of Fayetteville. In this capacity, he directed the Human Resources department and had management responsibility for Risk Management, Information Technology and Graphic Services.
Prior to joining the City of Fayetteville, Scott served nearly 22 years on active duty as a commissioned officer in the United States Army. A field artillery and Foreign Area Officer, his numerous assignments included two tours in Greece with the U.S. Embassy in Athens, three years as an attaché at the US Embassy in Nicosia, Cyprus, and as an artillery officer in the Persian Gulf War. His final assignment was at Fort Bragg, where he served as the Civil Military Operations staff officer for XVIII Airborne Corps and as Deputy Garrison Commander of Fort Bragg.
Scott has been very involved with the community since moving to North Carolina in 1995. He currently serves as a Board Member of the USO of North Carolina and was Chair of the Cumberland County Business and Education Partnership and President of the Fayetteville Area Society for Human Resource Management.
An avid sailor, Scott has been married to his wife, Lee, since 1977. Lee is a Family Nurse Practitioner with Minute Clinic in Raleigh. Scott and Lee have two daughters. Amanda is a student at Fayetteville Technical Community College and Amy is a graduate of NC State University and an Environmental Engineer.