Executive Vice President
Scott Brenner has over 25 years of experience working on Capitol Hill, the executive branch and in government affairs. His Capitol Hill experience includes serving as press secretary for the House Committee on Transportation, as deputy spokesman for the House Ways & Means Committee, and as a press secretary for two senior members of the US Congress.
Scott’s executive branch positions include, Director of External Affairs for the Office of Science and Technology within the Department of Homeland Security, Associate Administrator of the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration, and Associate Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration where he served as the agency’s chief spokesperson and managed the agency’s external and internal communications programs, congressional relations, media relations and web site operations. Scott managed a staff of 37 and served as chief spokesman during the terrorist attacks of September 11th.
He has a proven track record in creating and implementing public policy strategies at the state and federal levels, from shaping legislation and regulations to designing public affairs strategies that incorporate legislative and media components. Scott is a regular guest commentator on network news programs on transportation and aviation safety issues. Scott serves on the Board of the Washington Aero Club, the primary professional association for aviation industry policy makers in the Nation’s Capital. He has represented multiple airports including Reno, Oakland and Los Angeles International, Ontario, and Van Nuys, as well as aviation technology firms like Sensis and Detect Inc. (a manufacturer of sensitive wind and bird detection radar for the FAA and the National Weather Service).