Scott Shalett

Managing Partner and Head of Public Affairs / Medora Ventures

Scott Shalett is Managing Partner and Head of Public Affairs at Medora Ventures. Scott works with clients to devise and execute strategies that engage industry, political and community leaders across the country. Prior to joining the Medora team, Scott coordinated the public affairs and policy direction at the US Conference of Mayors under Conference President, Mayor Mitch Landrieu, New Orleans. His experience also includes four years as a Managing Director and the Head of Civic Engagement at JPMorgan Chase & Co. where he ran a national program that recruited and activated a diverse group of employees, who served as community Ambassadors in order to showcase JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s philanthropic and business impact and to build stronger relationships with civic leaders. Scott’s career experience includes positions of leadership in state and local government offices and as a business owner that worked on policy and political affairs with national campaigns in every region of the country.

Scott and his partners at Medora are working with a core group of businesses and investors to structure their approach on Opportunity Zones with a focus on the impact intended by the law.