Scott is a certified international trade professional (CITP), with more than 27 years experience in business development, strategy, and implementation of trade and export initiatives, as well as multi-sector communications and marketing campaign development, creative strategic planning, negotiations and partnership engagement. Scott has a broad background in the private sector, national associations, education and governments with proven skills in export sales, channel development, management and leadership. His high level of initiative and adaptability to rapidly changing demands is developed from participating on and organizing more than 30 trade missions on four continents. Now as the CEO of his own start-up, The Saddle Up Management Company, Scott helps companies with customer profiling, market intelligence and lead generation. In this role, he is also the Director of Business Development at FITT and has worked with the organization in various roles since 2006. He and his wife Gail live on the tropical Prince Edward Island with their two Golden Retrievers.