Scott’s insurance industry experience spans three decades. Prior to joining PayneWest in 2006, he began his insurance career with Safeco Insurance. Scott has worked in a variety of industry departments and roles during his career including Alternative Risk, Underwriting, Claims, Risk Control, Marketing/Business Development and Quality Assurance. As the managing director of Client Services, Scott is responsible for the strategic direction of PayneWest’s Alternative Risk division, as well as the Claim, Risk Control and Quality Assurance departments. Scott also oversees PayneWest’s proprietary workers’ compensation program, Preferred Risk Alliance. Under his leadership, the PayneWest Client Services team of talented individuals works directly with our clients and producers to provide risk management focused advocacy along with a wide array of customized risk management, insurance and risk financing solutions. Scott earned the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) designation, and he is past president of the Spokane Chapter CPCU Society. Scott currently serves as director of the Liberty School District School Board. He lives in Spokane County with his wife, Julia, and the last of three boys living at home, Mason. As a staunch basketball fan, Scott can usually be found in a gym on his weekends, cheering on Mason’s team.