Scott received his bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from Georgia Tech, focusing on information systems and industrial/organizational psychology. He received a master degree in public administration from the University of Georgia. Scott came to the NIH in 2005 as a Presidential Management Fellow and worked in various offices within NIH and HHS as part of that fellowship. He began working in the precursor to the Office of Strategic Coordination (OSC) in 2006. Following his fellowship, he was hired into the OSC as the Process Manager. He now serves as the Team Leader of the Common Fund Operations Team.