Scott Taylor is an advisor, former Congressman and Navy SEAL. He currently serves as a Consultant for The Elah Group, LLC, a company that provides clients with advisory services in business development, government relations and private diplomacy.
Scott uses his experience in international relations and his extensive network in the private and public spheres to help The Elah Group’s clients innovate and achieve success. He advises a range of companies on matters including capital raising, contract bids, humanitarian aid, energy, logistics and infrastructure.
Recent work includes connecting Regulus Global, a procurement and logistics firm, with Virginia government and hospital systems, enabling them to bring in over 200 tons of PPE during the Covid pandemic. He has also advised Magna Imperio Systems and Global Technical Systems, positioning them to be the potential water infrastructure company and potential energy storage infrastructure company, respectively, in the Al Udeid Airforce Base expansion in Qatar.
As a member of Congress representing Virginia’s 2nd district, Scott served on the Appropriations Committee. He was a sponsor of the Ashanti Alert Act, a nationwide network for missing persons, and the VA SEA Act for accountability at the Department of Veterans Affairs. Prior, Scott served as a member of the Virginia House of Delegates.
Scott trained to become a Navy SEAL after serving in the US Navy. He was assigned to SEAL Team 4 and first served in Latin America. After 9/11, Scott re-enlisted in the Navy and, in 2005, was sent to Baghdad and Ramadi as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he served as a Navy SEAL sniper.
He continues to serve the global community as Co-Chair of the Jerusalem Leaders Summit and inaugural Dubai Summit. Both convene world leaders to develop and discuss solutions for pressing global matters. Scott previously held board positions with the UDT/SEAL Association, a veterans nonprofit, and the Virginia War Memorial.