Scot was born and raised in Georgina, Ontario and still resides there with his wife, Suzanne and son, Graydon, who is currently attending the University of Guelph. He attended York University where he graduated with Honours in Economics. He started his business career as a restaurateur in his early 20’s and went on the own and operate several successful business within the riding of York Simcoe. Scot has a keen interest in the outdoors and enjoys golfing, fishing and piloting small aircraft.
Living and working within the farming and lakefront community for his entire life, Scot has developed a strong interest in the community and is committed to small business and the health of Lake Simcoe. His involvement in local organizations is a testament to this commitment. He has served on the Georgina Medical Health Board, the Georgina Waterways Advisory Committee, the Lake Simcoe Fisheries Stakeholder Committee and the Jackson’s Point BIA.
Scot’s wife Suzanne is a member of Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation, making him keenly aware of their major issues and challenges.