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Scot Crockett

Scot Crockett

Director of Grassroots Engagement
Programs | Grassroots


Scot Crockett is Director of Grassroots Engagement at the Leadership Institute, where he helps conservatives become more effective campaigners.

Scot has spent much of his life volunteering for and working on political and issue-based campaigns. His experience spans everything from state legislative to Presidential campaigns. Scot’s campaign positions include Director of Coalitions for the Donald J. Trump Campaign, Campaign Manager for both gubernatorial and congressional campaigns, Research Director and Volunteer Coordinator.

Beyond the campaign world, Scot worked in the office of Governor Arne Carlson, the Minnesota Senate Republican Caucus and as Special Assistant to the U.S. Secretary of Labor. He was also a Managing Director at DCI Group, Vice President of Campaign Services at DDC Advocacy, and the Principal at his eponymous public affairs firm.

Raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, Scot attended Ripon College (home of the Republican Party!) He lives in Bristow, Virginia with his wife, Sally, four daughters, and two poorly behaved dogs. When not working, he coaches soccer, fly fishes and works in his woodshop.

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