private sector council
PS Council Member
Arts & Science Council of Charlotte
227 W. Trade Street, Suite 250
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Scott joined the Arts & Science Council as President in July 2009. Since that time, he has successfully raised $20 million to complete an $83 million endowment campaign for the new Levine Center for the Arts and raised more than $14 million in annual support for Charlotte’s cultural community. He quickly assumed other leadership roles, serving on the boards of Charlotte Center City Partners and Charlotte Cultural Trust, as well the Knight Foundation’s National Arts Advisory Committee and the Board of Advisors of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and Queens University’s College of Arts and Sciences. Scott was previously with the Fine Arts Fund in Cincinnati, where he was vice president and campaign director for the country’s largest united arts fund. Scott has been an executive director for several symphony orchestras, including the Louisville Orchestra and Rockford Symphony Orchestra. In 2000, he was named an Orchestra Management Fellow with the American Symphony Orchestra League. He began his career with development posts at the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra. Scott earned a Bachelor of Music degree in percussion performance from the Eastman School of Music.