Scott is a 1987 graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Stockbridge School of Agriculture (A.S. in Animal science) and a 1995 graduate of Anna Maria college (B.A. in psychology). He is also a member of the Alpha Tau Gamma fraternity.
Scott’s appreciation for agriculture started at age 14, when he built a large barn to house a variety of animals including chickens, goats, pigs and a horse. Even today, Scott enjoys growing vegetables and has received awards for raising honeybees. He also owns and operates a custom home building and remodeling company in Central Massachusetts that recently celebrated its 25th year anniversary. Scott currently resides in Holden, MA with his wife, Audra, and three children. His oldest daughter is a recent graduate of the Umass Isenberg School of Business. Scott enjoys motorcycle riding, triathlons, hunting, and fly fishing.