Scott Rubush is Senior Director of Development at Bearing Tree. In this role, he works with our nonprofit partners to develop and execute customized fundraising and outreach strategies.

Scott has held a variety of positions in fundraising, marketing communications, and media. He spent 11 years as a Managing Consultant at American Philanthropic, a national fundraising consultancy with practice areas in grants, direct mail, organizational consulting. Previously, he served as Director of Major Grants for the Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) in Wilmington, DE. Prior to moving into fundraising, Scott worked in Los Angeles with the Center for the Study of Popular Culture, editing their popular news website, and providing research and editorial support for several book projects with the Center’s policy experts.

Scott holds a BA in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and an MBA in Strategic Management from Villanova University. He lives in the Philadelphia suburb of Downingtown, PA, with his wife Elizabeth and their two children.