Scott grew up in the small town of Athol, Massachusetts where at the age of 17 he joined the Chaplain Service of the US Air Force. There he designed, wrote and taught courses for 13 years to Pastoral Care teams on how to care for the spiritual needs of military members of all faiths, especially during times of international crisis.
In addition to his military work Scott studied as a Catholic seminarian for 4 years and worked to support the spiritual needs of drug dealers, state prisoners, gang members, inner city youth and their families, as well as maintaining positions as the Director of Religious Education, Youth Minister and Music Director of three different churches.
Outside of the military, his corporate consulting experience has been extensive, including work for Smith Barney, Morgan Stanley, the Board of Directors of Time Warner, and Nextlink Communications.
He also worked as a mortgage loan officer for four years, opening and managing offices in Seattle and Palm Springs.
As Scott was finishing his graduate work in Spiritual Psychology at the University of Santa Monica in 2005, he founded a non-profit in Costa Rica, Casa Milagro Foundation, now serving the needs of sexually exploited children in Costa Rica. He is still the Executive Director.
Scott has lived in Costa Rica now for 14 years and is a Costa Rican citizen.