Scott Stewart is passionate and committed to ensuring that all individuals have access to opportunities, particularly by advancing equitable solutions and fighting to eliminate systemic barriers to social issues. Scott is a firm believer that policies on the local, state, and federal level dramatically impact the daily lives of all individuals, especially in creating systemic barriers, and has focused his career on advocating for dramatic policy change. Scott has over seven years of dedicated experience working with nonprofits and social issues focused on health and wellness, education, LGBTQ+ rights, sexual violence, and others.
Currently, Scott Stewart serves as the Partnership and Development Manager at Honor Community Health, a community health center based in Pontiac, Michigan. Scott is responsible for raising over $7 million in federal, state, and local funding to improve access to health care services for individuals throughout Oakland County. Scott has also managed the organization's communications, outreach, grant writing and fundraising, advocacy, and strategic planning processes to ensure community needs and input are worked into strategic growth.
Scott also serves as the Chairperson of the Board of Directors for Wayne County SAFE, a statewide leader in providing comprehensive and evidence-based advocacy and forensic nursing services for survivors of sexual violence in Wayne County. He is also a board member with Pack Your Back, a nonprofit focused on providing educational supplies for all children to learn effectively. A few years ago, Scott started Pontiac SOUP, an organization dedicated to providing micro-grants to projects benefiting the City of Pontiac, due to the need to grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the city.
Scott holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Integrative Public Relations and media design from Central Michigan University, where he was a leader in nonprofit volunteerism in his community. He recently received a Master in Public Administration from Wayne State University focused on Metropolitan and Urban Policy.