Scott co-founded the company at the turn of the last century (aka Y2K) with his wife, Laura. Scott remains intimately involved in every aspect of the business from engineering the perfect pocket, overseeing the entire customer experience, maintaining/establishing relationships with factories and vendors to the "big picture" fun stuff, like determining the future of the company. To learn about how SCOTTeVEST was born, please see Our Story.
Before founding SCOTTeVEST, Scott practiced corporate law at DLA Piper in Chicago. He received his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University (with high honors: summa cum laude and Order of the Coif). He published a law review article, which was cited by several Federal Appellate Courts. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from The Ohio State University majoring in Entrepreneurship (before it was trendy to do so). He started Images Calendar Line while at OSU.
Scott is no stranger to media attention. He appeared on ABC's Shark Tank, CNBC's The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, Fine Living Network's Radical Sabbatical (timestamp 13:51), as well as Japan's hit show, The World's Most Successful People. He has received a multitude of press in the past for his successful entrepreneurship, including several write-ups in Entrepreneur magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and even several college textbooks. Scott also professionally speaks, see his Google Talk at this link Google HQ.
He is also the author of “Pocket Man: The Unauthorized Autobiography of a Passionate, Personal Promoter, ” which chronicles his evolution from an unhappy lawyer to an amazingly successful entrepreneur. Scott is the co-author (with Laura) of children’s books based on the real life adventures of their late standard poodle, Margaux, who became blind and deaf overnight at the age of 12.
Scott’s hobbies include hiking with Laura and their four standard poodles: Chloe, Susie, Rhonda!, and Sabrina.