Industry Specialist - Aerospace
Scott brings over 25 years of operational experience to Graham’s portfolio companies. He has served as a Senior Operating Partner with Graham Partners for a number of years, most recently serving on the Advisory Council for Graham Partners portfolio company, Desser.
Scott is a co-founder of Ardent Investors, and prior to his work with Graham Partners served as a Director on TPG Capital’s operations team where he was involved in all aspects of the investment cycle inclusive of due diligence, operational transformations, merger integrations, and the coaching of portfolio management teams. Previous to TPG, Scott was an Executive at Pratt & Whitney (a United Technologies Company) where he held a variety of roles including General Manager of multiple aftermarket companies in Singapore and the Director of Worldwide Quality for the multi-billion dollar commercial engine business. Scott has extensive training in and experience with implementing the Toyota Production System, the Danaher Business System and United Technologies’ ACE program.
Scott earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and BA with honors from the University of Pennsylvania where he was a Benjamin Franklin Scholar.