David ScottManager Work Solutions

David Scott is JobsFirstNYC’s Manager of Work Solutions. In this role, he is responsible for identifying, cultivating, and engaging with sector-based and employer partnerships to advance JobsFirstNYC’s demand-driven strategies. Prior to JobsFirstNYC, David worked at the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) as a project manager of a federal Jobs Plus workforce development program, overseeing reporting, financials, compliance, and more. Before NYCHA, David worked at Success Academy, New York City’s largest charter school network. There he managed components of test and special education compliance and test administration. Previously David worked in information technology and with foster youth and homeless young adults. David has a bachelor’s degree in Germanic and environmental studies from Bowdoin College and a master’s degree in public policy from Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management.