Illinois Staff

Scott McDonald

Regional Digital Strategist

Scott was born and raised in Hudson, Wisconsin where he attended the local public high school. Scott earned his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Political Science from Marquette University.

Following graduation, Scott moved to Washington, DC to work at the Parkinson’s Action Network. As communications manager, he led grassroots advocacy campaigns to raise awareness and pressure policymakers. He later served as the online communications manager at the Managed Funds Association.

As regional digital strategist, Scott manages the digital presence for both the Illinois and Oregon affiliates of Stand, working to recruit and organize members via social media and manage advocacy campaigns that drive Stand’s effort to achieve real change in the movement for better schools.

Scott lives in Chicago, where he remains active with the Marquette alumni club and its efforts to make a college education attainable for local students.

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