Skot is the Principal/Founder of Global Bridgebuilders (GBB) A firm focusing on Cultural Transformation and Inclusion. Global Bridgebuilders is an international team providing services to enterprises across the globe. GBB bases its work in the core belief that inclusion is a business discipline and that it should be leveraged across all that the enterprise does.
Skot has been a global bridge builder long before he founded the company in 2006. Growing up in a military family gave Skot a unique perspective on diversity that he still carries and a passion for helping organizations tap into the vast experiences of their employees to create stronger businesses.
Currently, Global Bridgebuilders serves a wide range of clients in the U.S. and in 7 other countries. Skot has worked in International business and Diversity/Inclusion Management for nearly 20 years and has developed an in-depth knowledge of diversity, inclusion and workforce development that brings together and maximizes the perfect blend of people and process.
Prior to the launch of Global Bridgebuilders, Skot served as Vice President of Business Development and Benchmarking Services for Diversity Inc. Magazine in New Jersey, where he worked with many of the Fortune 500’s biggest global brands across a broad range of industries.
Skot also served as co-host of Radio in Black and White a weekly, two hour, positive, free flowing, solution oriented discussion about faces and places, which ran for almost 10 years. Skot is also the Author: 101 Ways to Enjoy The Mosaic: Creating a Diverse Community Right in Your Own Backyard; Co-author: Plantation Jesus; Co-author: The Ross School of Business - University of Michigan: Diversity Management as a Generative Strategic Process: When the Business Case Meets Positive Organizational Scholarship; And the Diversity & Inclusion Expert In Residence (Silicon Valley & New York City) Culture Shift Labs Think Tank.
He is also the founder of The Mosaic Film Experience which – A High School/College Film Festival involving students from over 46 countries. Skot received his Bachelors Degree (B.A.) from Albion College and His Masters in Management and International Marketing (M.M.) from Aquinas College.
Skot and the love of his life, Barbara reside in Michigan with their children.