Scott was born and raised in Minnesota, and continues to carry on much of his family heritage and midwest culture while living in California. He has been married for 17 years, has a 23 year old son, is a veteran of the armed forces, and is an expert with Federal, State, and local business development and strategic/capture strategy, specializing with IT managed services contracts. Scott and his wife have lived in Placer County at their home in Granite Bay since 2004.
Scott likes to hunt, is involved in many shooting sports, loves to curl (as in Olympic style ice curling) and is incredibly fond of his McNab Shepherd, "Val", their second McNab. Scott and his wife love to explore the western states with their RV, and among his various talents, is a certified NRA firearms safety instructor and an accomplished writer.