The National Federation of Independent Business announced its selection of a new state director today: Tom Scott, a California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) alum.
Scott currently lives in Folsom, California with his wife Karen, according to a release, but graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from CSULB, and received a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Southern California.
“I am pleased to be joining NFIB – the State and Nation’s leading small business organization,” said Tom Scott in a statement. “I look forward to working with the team in Sacramento to advocate for policies and decisions that help small businesses grow and create jobs in their communities.”
Most recently, Scott worked as the executive director of California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse for close to 20 years, after working for Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich, former State Senator John Seymour and former U.S. Senator Pete Wilson. He was also a Special Assistant for Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Commerce under Robert Mosbacher, according to a release.
Scott currently serves on the City of Folsom Planning Commission, after serving on the City of Folsom Utility Commission and Folsom Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.
Photo courtesy of the National Federation of Independent Business.