Scottie is a native of Western North Carolina, born in Hendersonville. He graduated from Appalachian State University with dual B.S. degrees in Computer Information Systems and Business Management.
During his 17+ year professional career, he has worked in production manufacturing, IT, commercial banking and he spent 10 years in the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Movement. Scottie has served as the CEO locally in Hendersonville, NC and High Point, NC and he was recruited to the national organization in Atlanta, GA to manage a $20MM capacity building initiative. In this role, he was responsible for strategy development, implementation, and outcome requirements while working closely with the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation. His diverse skillset includes non-profit executive leadership, board development, project management, strategic leadership, finance and data analysis.
In his spare time, Scottie enjoys working in his music studio and spending time with his wife and daughter.