Co-Founder & Managing Director
Scott co-founded Encore Consumer Capital in 2005. Scott is Chairman of Encore’s portfolio companies Brownie Brittle, Full Sail, ThunderWorks and Van Law Foods and is a Director of Veggie Noodle Co. Scott was the Chairman of former Encore portfolio companies FreshKO, Juice Tyme, Mesa, MyChelle and Zuke’s. Prior to Encore, Scott was a partner at Swander Pace Capital, a private equity firm focused on investments in the consumer products industry, where he served as a Director of numerous consumer companies including Eagle Pack Pet Food, Liberty Brand Products, Nonni’s Food Company, and ST Specialty Foods. Scott’s experience in the consumer products industry began in 1994 at Swander Pace & Company where he advised consumer products companies and private equity firms on matters of corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions and competitive assessment. Scott received a BS with distinction and an MS in Industrial Engineering from Stanford University. He is also a member of the Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society. Scott lives in Marin County with his wife and three daughters. He is an active runner, enjoys attending Stanford games, San Francisco Giants games and remains a passionate fan of his native Detroit sports teams.