Scott Millward has built a career on delivering improved team and individual performance across wide-ranging contexts. Through a combination of academic rigor, technological savvy, and expertise in human behavior, Scott prides himself on helping organizations achieve measurable impact and repeatable success. A firm believer that individual and team behaviors are “contextual, coachable and contagious,” he brings a well-practiced methodology to helping his clients succeed.
Scott’s career includes two decades of work with the military, academic institutions, and corporations in a wide range of verticals. These include entertainment, defense, hospitality, financial services, healthcare, retail, and manufacturing. He is currently an officer on the board for the Association for Talent Development, the world’s largest trade organization for learning professionals.
As a coach, Scott is most passionate about “leading with listening” and works diligently to help his clients achieve the most clarity possible at the outset of any engagement. Well-defined goals have been the cornerstone of his successful track record, coaching leaders ranging from board-level roles to front-line leaders. He specializes in improving executive communication by drawing on his experiences as a public speaking and collegiate debate coach. Scott is a published author and frequent conference speaker on his methods and holds a Ph.D. from the University of Southern California in Communication Studies.
Scott is also an astute student of business and has a strong operator mindset, having held operational roles where he has managed large teams and been responsible for delivering a verifiable return on investment. He has applied his methodology to hundreds of teams and individual leaders while working as a senior executive at companies such as Health Net, Fox, Warner Bros., Farmers Insurance, and Panera Bread. This broad experience lends him tremendous flexibility in the approaches he takes to helping executives succeed.
When not helping others succeed, Scott is most likely to be found working on his latest construction project, playing guitar, and spending time with his family.