Scott Rubush is Senior Consultant at American Philanthropic, a consulting firm whose mission is to strengthen civil society by improving the effectiveness of charitable foundations and nonprofit organizations. He supports the firm’s efforts to provide strategic counsel and services for nonprofit organizations, charitable foundations, and philanthropists. Scott has held a variety of positions in fundraising, marketing communications, and media. He has served as Director of Research at the Gobel Philanthropy Group, and as Director of Major Grants for the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI). Prior to moving into fundraising, Scott worked with the Center for the Study of Popular Culture, editing their popular news website, and providing research and editorial support for several book projects with the Center’s policy experts. Scott holds a BA in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an MBA in Strategic Management from Villanova University.