Founder & Principal
Scott Comer is an experienced political operative who specializes in fundraising and event production. Originally from East Tennessee, Scott was the first in his family to attend college, initially at the George Washington University and later the University of Maryland, where he was awarded the President's Transfer Scholarship and accepted into the University Honors Program. Prior to graduating cum laude with a degree in Western European & British History, he served as an intern in the Obama White House.
Scott began his career in public service as Special Assistant to Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, managing the Governor's constituent casework and functioning as a liaison to state government agencies. He subsequently joined Lt. Governor Anthony Brown’s 2014 gubernatorial campaign as Director of Constituency Engagement. In this capacity, Scott worked closely with elected officials and grassroots leaders across the state to organize campaign events with key demographic groups in Montgomery County and Western Maryland, where he often spoke on the Lt. Governor's behalf. He also served as the Democratic National Committee's Finance Chief of Staff & LGBT Finance Director for two years. Juggling both roles, Scott oversaw the day-to-day operations of the party's fundraising apparatus, managed Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Finance schedule, and collaborated with LGBT donors and activists to raise $4.3M for the committee.
A passionate advocate for LGBT rights, Scott lent his expertise to the Los Angeles LGBT Center as Deputy Director of Major Gifts in 2018. After expanding the Center's Sustaining Donor program by implementing a stewardship-focused engagement strategy, Scott returned to Washington in February 2019. He soon began marshaling support for his friend Senator Cory Booker's presidential campaign, raising over $20k for Senator Booker just two weeks before he suspended his campaign. Scott now serves as an informal fundraising advisor to the Senator's re-election campaign.
Scott devotes much of his free time to supporting Democratic congressional campaigns across the country, focusing on vulnerable incumbents and candidates of color with limited access to national donor networks. He has raised tens of thousands of dollars this cycle for Georgia Congresswoman Lucy McBath, Florida Congresswoman Val Demings, and Alabama Senator Doug Jones.
Among his current and former clients are Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, Maryland State Senator Jim Rosapepe, Baltimore City Councilman Bill Henry, the Maryland Democratic Party, and a prominent Democratic bundler supporting Vice President Biden's presidential campaign.