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Scott Emerson

Scott Emerson is the President & CEO of United Way of Southern Nevada.

Previously, Scott served 31 years with the American Red Cross, the first 12 as a volunteer. His roles have included leading and modernizing the Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Red Cross. Scott has proven himself as a dedicated leader, growing resources and developing strategic partnerships to improve local services for our community. He is a convener and community problem solver and has received numerous awards including the Non-Profit Administrator of the Year from the Public Administrators Association of Southern Nevada and Golden Hands award from the Cultural Diversity Foundation. Scott assists other non-profits in strengthening their leadership and governance. Concurrently, he teaches non-profit management courses for UNLV Continuing Education. He is a passionate advocate for volunteer service and community betterment.

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