A principal and senior member of the Dewey Square Group’s grassroots practice, Scott Shalett has led strategic public affairs campaigns for major trade associations, national coalitions, Fortune 500 corporations, and non-profit organizations. He is a results-oriented, critical thinker with a background in strategic planning, policy analysis, and political organizing for state and national campaigns.
Prior to joining the Dewey Square Group, Scott managed The ATLAS Project, devising grassroots strategies in 15 battleground states on behalf of progressive institutions and democratic allies.
In 2004, Scott served as Chief of Staff for Louisiana Lt. Governor Mitchell J. Landrieu where he was responsible for the policy and political direction of the Lieutenant Governor’s office and the Department of Culture Recreation and Tourism.
Scott headed the Democratic National Committee’s Southern Political Desk in 2000 and also directed Al Gore’s Get- Out-the-Vote effort in Iowa during the 2000 presidential cycle. He served as the Field Director for U.S. Senator Carl Levin (1996) and directed City Council relations for New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial from 1994 to 1996.
A native of New Orleans, Scott was selected as one of the “Rising Stars of Politics” by Campaigns and Elections Magazine in 2002.