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David Scott
Director of Employment and Workforce Development

David Scott is an accomplished leader with diverse experience in Fortune 500 consulting, government, and nonprofit program development. Scott’s team handles the creation and execution of Public Strategies’ employment and workforce development activities including work readiness training, programs and projects as well as other efforts focused on workforce development and the economic self-sufficiency of low-income families.


Before joining Public Strategies, Scott served as a Senior Manager and Director at the Texas Department of State Health Services in Austin and Deputy Incident Director at the Texas State Medical Operations Center.  Prior to that, he worked as a contractor for the U.S. Army Fire Support Software Engineering Center at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, and served as a senior technology and business development consultant at Accenture.


Scott is a certified Project Management Professional and PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner. He served as a mentor for the United Nations Institute for Training and Research Hiroshima Fellowship for Afghanistan.  He earned his Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, a master’s degree from the Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame.