Vassie Scott was appointed to the Lorain Port and Finance Authority Board of Directors in February 2021. He was born in Elyria, Ohio, raised in Lorain, Ohio, graduated from Clearview High School, and attended the University of Dayton.
He retired from Prudential Financial after 34 years of service, and is currently a member of The Scott Group, Inc., located at 520 Broadway Avenue in Lorain, Ohio. During his career he has received several awards with the Company and industry-wide, including several President Citations, the Prudential Leaders Council Award, and Lifetime status with the Million Dollar Round Table, which is achieved by consistently performing in the top ten percent of all financial advisors worldwide. During his career, he has earned the designations of Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), and Accredited Estate Planner (AEP).
Having been blessed with an exceptional professional career, his passions now include being of service to our local communities and sharing his experience, strengths and hope with the youth within our community. He was past president of the Lake Erie Landlord’s Association, past president of the Lorain County Board of Developmental Disabilities and was past treasurer for the Board of the Lorain County Community Action Agency. In the past, Vassie has mentored in Lorain City Schools in conjunction with the Lorain County Urban League, Elyria Salvation Army, and 100 Men of Lorain County.
He currently resides in Amherst, Ohio with his family. His personal interests include golf, chess, biking and traveling.