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Scott Comer is a seasoned political operative who specializes in fundraising and event production. Originally from East Tennessee, Scott attended 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 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. 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 stakeholders to raise $4.3M for the committee.

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, Scott returned to Washington and the world of political consulting in February 2019. He quickly began raising money for Senator Cory Booker's presidential campaign, down-ballot candidates, and advocacy organizations.

Scott also serves as Finance Chairman of the Montgomery County Democratic Party, the largest local party organization in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic region.

Current and former clients include VA Lt. Governor Justin Fairfax, the Florida Democratic Party, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Foundation, Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts, Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker, and a prominent civic leader supporting President-elect Joe Biden's campaign. Scott raised a total of $1.31M for the President's campaign and inaugural committees.

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 significant amounts of money this cycle for Congresswoman Lucy McBath, Congressman Andy Kim, Congresswoman Val Demings, Senator Doug Jones, and his mentor Senator Cory Booker. 

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