Scott is a self-made entrepreneur who has grown diverse businesses from the ground up or from acquisitions in varying industries including beverage alcohol, motorsports promotion and most recently human resources. With a reputation of loyalty and integrity, Scott gets things done collaboratively while helping others develop and celebrate their strengths and wins.
Scott is a visionary and started his first business thirty years ago as a food broker and became a best-in-class leader in the beverage alcohol industry. Scott has expanded his passion for people into the Human Resources space with the start-up and expansion of Jump Recruitment Specialists and the acquisition of Higher Talent, an HR consulting and executive search firm. Both companies are emerging industry leaders boasting a top-tier client list from across North America.
Scott is active in the community and contributes through charitable and volunteer interests. A personal commitment to sport and youth has taken Scott on a leadership journey as a volunteer with Junior Achievement and long-time minor hockey coach. Some charitable affiliations include President of Canadian Progress Club St. John’s, Chairman of YMCA Newfoundland & Labrador, Chairman of Gold Medal Plates St. John’s and Co Chairman of Canada’s Great Kitchen Party. Most recently, Scott has become a director with Young Adult Cancer Canada (YACC). Through these endeavors, he lives the philosophy of giving back to the community through sport, outreach, and fostering youth achievement.