David Scott
Director of Human Resources and Training
Encore Electric

David Scott is the Director of Human Resources at Encore Electric, where he oversees the company’s employment brand to attract and retain top-level talent as the company continues to grow within the Rocky Mountain West.

During his 12 years at Encore Electric, Scott has reshaped the Human Resources Department to fit the company’s expanding needs. His emphasis on a culture that focuses on teamwork, collaboration and ethics, and that rewards success, has placed Encore Electric among the top electrical contracting firms in Colorado. His extensive leadership and apprenticeship training programs support the company’s long-term growth goals and incorporate knowledge gained over his 23 years in a wide variety of industries and disciplines within Human Resources.  

During his tenure with Encore Electric, Scott also was a professor at Capella University, where he developed and taught a course in Employee and Labor Relations and taught a course in Business Ethics. He has also worked in Human Resources for the City of Denver, City of Thornton and US West, and served as Employee Benefits Account Manager for Financial Designs, Inc., an employee benefits consulting firm.

Scott is a graduate of the University of Colorado in Economics and Psychology, with an MA in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and an MBA in Finance. He serves as President on the board of Rocky Mountain Independent Electrical Contractors.

Scott has two grown children and lives with his wife in Englewood, Colorado.