Scott is a graduate of Saint John's University in Collegeville and the University of Minnesota Law School. He currently practices business and commercial real estate law at Rinke Noonan. Scott is heavily involved in various activities at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Sartell, where he serves on the school board, plays guitar and sings with the parish worship ensemble. He also is a member of the Foundation Board at St. Cloud Technical and Community College. Scott is married to Bridget Moen Hamak. Family time is a priority for him and he loves to spend time with Bridget and their three children. They reside in Sartell, Minn. His hobbies also keep him quite busy as he enjoys watching Johnnie football, camping, genealogy, gardening, canoeing, cross country skiing, biking and hiking.