Rick Scott has worked at the McKnight Foundation since 1999 and since 2006 has been the Foundation’s vice president of finance and compliance, and secretary.

Previously, he was CFO of The Guthrie Theater, CFO of a human service agency, and spent thirteen years working in the computer industry. His undergraduate and graduate studies were in international economics, supplemented with language studies in Spanish, Russian, German, and French.

Service includes boards of Foundation Financial Officers Group, Minnesota Council on Foundations, Minnesota Charities Review Council, PFund and Northern Clay, and committees of Council on Foundations, Project 515, and Headwaters Foundation. Scott serves on advisory committees for Pantheon Capital, Commonfund Capital, and BNY Mellon Asset Management.