Scott is currently works at Affirm, Inc., as the Director of Government and Community Relations. Prior to this role Scott has worked extensively in consumer financial protection and banking policy. Prior to Affirm, Scott has worked at the Center for Responsible Lending; the U.S. Senate Democratic Policy and Communications Center under former Minority Leader Harry Reid; an attorney in the Obama Administration at the White House Office of Management and Budget, Office of General Counsel; and a Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Fellow, completing his fellowship on the U.S. Senate Banking Committee, and then at Unidos (f/k/a National Council of La Raza).

Scott has worked in financial services and banking policy for over 10 years. He has testified before both U.S. House and Senate Committees on financial technology policy, small dollar lending regulation, consumer financial protection law and policy, and retirement security. Scott has provided commentary for national media outlets such as American Banker, CBS, Politico, the Atlantic, NPR, and on-camera breaking news interviews. Scott also is an adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.

Scott has also published academic and peer reviewed articles on race, law & society, and political economy in journals such as the Harvard Latinx Law Review, The University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law & Social Change, University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender & Class, and the Georgetown Public Policy Review.

Scott received his BA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, his JD and MBA from Marquette University, and his LLM from the Georgetown University Law Center.