Scott has been President of A&P since March 2005 and Chief Innovation and Development Officer (CIDO) since July 2012. In his role as CIDO, Scott is responsible for expanding A&P's business into new sectors and geographies while overseeing joint venture and teaming relationships. Scott also has responsibility for A&P's Energy Group and Information Technology functions. Prior to his role as CIDO, Scott was responsible for A&P's Midwest, Southwest and Pacific Northwest (Rushforth) businesses.
After working for the company during his college years as a heavy equipment operator, Scott left the firm to become a Texas certified public accountant. He rejoined in 1984 as controller, became vice president of operations in 1994 and executive vice president in 1997. He is past president of the Associated General Contractors of Minnesota and actively represents industry issues at the state and federal level. Scott is chairman for the Midwest Ironworkers Pension and Health & Welfare funds and serves on the board of the Construction Career Training Program, a faith-based organization that places ex-offenders in the workplace. He has served on the board of directors of Presbyterian Homes and Services, a regional senior housing service provider and trustee of a related foundation. He also is active in a number of community service organizations, including the St. Louis Park Sunrise Rotary, Colonial Church of Edina, and Children's Cancer Research Fund.
Born and raised in Minnesota, Scott earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business from the University of Minnesota and a master's degree in liberal studies from Hamline University. He has studied management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and The University of St. Thomas. He collects vintage port, foreign currency, and loves to travel the world with his family when not building a great construction organization.