About N. Scott Phillips
N. Scott Phillips is an attorney in private practice providing legal and business advice to small businesses, estates, and non-profit organizations. He is an advisor and advocate for minority businesses. He spent 30 years in corporate America working for a fortune one hundred company. During his corporate career Scott served as the Director of the firm's federal small business program. His experience includes government contracting, project management, financing, and business development.
Currently, Scott serves as the Director of a federally funded technical assistance program focused on Advanced Manufacturing and located in Baltimore Maryland where he assists firms with securing capital, securing contracts, expanding markets and strategic business consulting. He is also the founder of the MiHUB Cooperative (Manufacturing Innovation HUB). MiHUB is a jointly owned and operated cooperative for minority manufacturers.
Scott earned his law degree from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law and his Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting from Virginia Union University.
Service and volunteerism are in Scott’s DNA. Scott focuses his time, talent, and treasure on numerous organizations to include his role as founder of Black Professional Men, Inc., Trustee of Virginia Union University, Member of the Baltimore County Revenue Authority Board of Directors, Former Chair of the Baltimore County Planning Board and several other boards and commissions.
Scott has been an advocate for Marylanders throughout his career, including advocating for families with young children and early childhood education as the Chair of the Maryland Family Network. He also advocates for policies that support manufacturing as a viable industry and economic engine for growth particularly in minority communities in his work with the Regional Manufacturing Institute, the MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center and the Maryland Manufacturing Advisory Board. He advocates for good governance in his work with the Baltimore County Blue Ribbon Procurement Commission and for equitable development in his work with the Baltimore County Economic Development Advisory Board. Finally, he advocates for equitable housing and community development in his work the WBC Community Development Corporation where, as legal counsel he has assisted the organization with spearheading over $20M of community investment.
Scott is a proud life member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and a life member of the NAACP. He is married to Valarie, his wife of 35 years and has two lovely daughters, Erin and Kaylyn.
Scott lives by two simple concepts, “for whom much is given, much is required” and “if it is to be it is up to me.”