Cobb County Board of Education

Scott Sweeney - Post 6
Board Vice-Chair

After working in private business as a senior manager, business developer and business owner, Scott Sweeney began his first term as the Post 6 representative in 2011 and his second term in 2015. He has served as the Board’s Chair, Vice-Chair, Budget Liaison, Strategic Planning Committee Member, Facilities and Technology Committee Liaison, and as the Board/Community Representative for the presentation of the Ed-SPLOST IV Capital Improvement Initiative. He served as the Chairman of the Georgia Education Coalition comprised of various school district representatives across Georgia which represent nearly 40% of Georgia's total K-12 public education enrollment. Mr. Sweeney has also served as a 6th Congressional District appointee to the National School Board Association Federal Relations Network and as a Georgia School Board Association Strategic Planning Committee member. Mr. Sweeney earned his Bachelors degree in Economics from UCLA. A twenty year east Cobb resident, he is the Sr. Dir. of Brewery Retail & Real Estate for the Pabst Brewing Co. and also serves as CFO for his family consulting business. He has provided advisory services on over $900 million in total capital commitments for commercial properties with an aggregate value over $3 billion. Scott served as a Business Development Officer for Talonvest Capital and as Assistant Vice President with Fidelity National Financial, working with their National Title Services group and where he also launched the firm’s §1031 qualified intermediary services in the southeastern United States. As a partner and senior manager, he has developed and operated nationally recognized restaurants in CA, OR, NV, GA and CO. Scott has served as a board or committee member on national, state and local non-profit organizations. He is a frequent speaker at industry and education events, and an author of articles for industry publications and education within the Cobb community. His community involvement includes membership with the Republican National Committee, Georgia GOP, Cobb County GOP, Cobb County Republican Women’s Club (Associate), and as a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He serves on the Walton Governance Council. Mr. Sweeney has supported local youth sports through his involvement as an assistant coach with East Side Baseball. His family enjoys membership with Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church. He is married to Sandy Sweeney, a life-long Cobb County resident. They reside in Marietta and are the proud parents of Gabe Sweeney and Jake Sweeney who attend Cobb County School District schools.

Note:
Scott Sweeney has met the 9-hour, state-mandated training requirement for 2016


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