Scott brings over 16 years experience in the executive search industry and serves as a strategic recruiting partner to top executives. He combines a strong national and international network with a concentrated focus on serving Northwest based clients. Locally Scott has partnered with companies as diverse as T-Mobile, Cardiac Science, and the Pilchuck School of Glass to fill critical senior leadership roles ranging from Board members, C-level executives, and strategic functional leaders.
Prior to joining Herd Freed Hartz, Scott served 5 years as Executive Vice President and Managing Director building out DHR International's Seattle office. DHR International is a top 5 retained executive search firm with over 50 offices worldwide and a client base that includes some of the world's top companies. With DHR Scott built a strong and diverse northwest client base and served as a member of DHRs Global Life Sciences, Advanced Technology, Non-Profit and Health Care Practices as well as participating and leading searches for clients from Hong Kong to Los Angeles.
Prior to joining DHR, Scott was Recruiting Manager for Discus Dental Inc, a leading dental products manufacturing company based in Los Angeles. As a member of the internal HR team Scott was tasked with the full scope of recruiting functions. While with Discus he concentrated on executive level positions in a wide range of business units. Top level Marketing, Sales, Research and Development, Operations and Human Resources roles were filled on his watch.
Scott began his search career in New York with a series of boutique firms including Creative Management Strategies where he worked in the Managed Care and Insurance Industries and Pinnacle Solutions where he gained experience in the Technology, and Banking sectors.
Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts from New York University. Scott is active within the Seattle community and serves on the Board of the Hope Heart Institute, PONCHO and the Seattle chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth. In addition Scott is a proud member of Vistage an international executive leadership organization and is a member of the Zino Society where he coaches startup companies on talent acquisition strategy. Scott is the father of his talented and amazing daughter Sadie.