Scott is a life-long Texan, and a Baylor Bear for about half of that time. He earned BBA and MTax degrees, and maintains a CPA license in the State of Texas. His career path includes positions at Ernst & Young, and ownership in two franchise endeavors. Scott has served Cottonwood Creek Church in Allen, TX since 1997 and is currently the Executive Pastor. He married Shelly Parks in 1987. They live in McKinney, the heart of the 70th House District. Their son Ryan, daughter-in-law Jaclyn, daughter Lauren, and son-in-law Andrew, are all Baylor graduates. In Austin, Scott currently serves on multiple committees including Ways & Means, Public Education, and House Administration. Scott enjoys fishing, but likes catching even better. He is a water and snow skiing enthusiast, but not at the same time.