As executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO), Scott oversees the day-to-day operations of our Company and our Project Delivery Office, and helps guide our health and safety team. He is based in Lexington, Kentucky.
Scott joined Stantec in January of 2008 with the acquisition of Fuller, Mossbarger, Scott and May Engineers (FMSM) bringing with him expertise and leadership in geotechnical engineering, civil engineering, geographic information systems, and a significant presence in the federal market. He served in positions of increasing authority with FMSM, including as owner and vice president. Scott was a member of FMSM’s board of directors (2000) and also provided leadership as the firm’s transportation program manager and Lexington office manager. Scott joined Stantec as regional leader for the US Southeast region (2008), was promoted to US East regional operations unit leader (2010), US regional operations unit leader (2014), and to his current position of chief operating officer (2016).
Scott is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering. A registered professional engineer, he is actively involved in organizations that support and promote the engineering profession. Scott’s past leadership roles include president of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Kentucky, president of the Kentucky Geotechnical Engineering Group, and president of the American Society of Civil Engineers Bluegrass Branch. He has also been active at the national level, serving for several years as an ACEC National Transportation Steering Committee member jointly with the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials and as National State Liaison Subcommittee Chair with the national ACEC.