Scot Faulkner is a critically acclaimed bestselling author. He is an expert in strategic transformation and leadership, advising numerous corporations including, the American Management Association, ANZ Bank, Blue Cross Blue Shield, ConAgra, Hershey Foods, Independent Insurance Agents of America, Lockheed Martin, Marriott, Maersk, O-Cedar, Prudential, RR Donnelly, the Smithsonian Institution, and the World Bank. He also works with governments and corporations in emerging economies, including Albania, Bahrain, China, Dubai, Egypt, Malaysia, and Qatar. His articles on management reform are published in The New York Times, The New York Daily News, The Washington Times, and various business publications. He has appeared on Bloomberg, CBS News, CBS Radio, CNN, CSPAN, FOX, NPR, PBS, ABC-Australia, Saudi Channel Two, and talk radio.
Scot Faulkner was the first Chief Administrative Officer of the U.S. House of Representatives. He oversaw a $1 billion annual budget and all nonlegislative operations, which served 14,000 employees and 3 million tourists. His business-based reforms rebuilt the integrity of House operations and saved over $148 million. His reforms became a model for the operation of 44 national parliaments around the world and were named one of the Top 100 Innovations in American Government by the Ford Foundation and Harvard University.
Mr. Faulkner was the National Director of Personnel for the Reagan Bush Campaign. He went on to serve in the Presidential Transition and on the White House Staff. During the Reagan Administration, Mr. Faulkner held executive positions at the Federal Aviation Administration, the General Services Administration, and the Peace Corps. He chaired the Executive Branch response to the PanAm 103 bombing, and chaired the first international summit on aviation security after September 11. His accomplishments have been recognized with 26 management awards and four letters of commendation from the President of the United States.
Mr. Faulkner earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration from American University and a Bachelors Degree in Government from Lawrence University. He studied at the London School of Economics and Georgetown University. Mr. Faulkner was a guest lecturer at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland and at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government. He serves on the boards of numerous corporations and foundations including: Appia Wealth Management, African Art Museum of Maryland, World Trade Partnership, Kinexum Pharmaceuticals, Peimex Trucking, the University of Maryland’s Center for Leadership Innovation and Change (CLIC), the Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership, and the George Washington Institute of Living Ethics.