Scott has been Executive Director for the Kansas Sentencing Commission since 2011 and has served on the National Association of Sentencing Commissions Executive Committee since 2013. In this time, his agency has taken the lead in promoting evidence-based practices aimed at reducing recidivism in Kansas.
Prior to joining the Commission, Scott worked at the Kansas Securities Commissioner’s Office for almost 12 years as an Associate General Counsel, Assistant Attorney General and was cross-designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney to prosecute securities violations in state and federal court. His prior employment pursuits include criminal defense work in private practice and prosecuting violent crime as an assistant county attorney. Scott received his law degree from the Washburn University School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Kansas State University.