John P. Scott

John P. Scott, MPA
John P. Scott, MPA
Vice President of Partner Advancement
Accelerate Great Schools

John P. Scott is Vice President of Partner Advancement at Accelerate Great Schools.

He formerly served as Program Manager in Community Relations at Cincinnati Children’s. In this role, John provides staff leadership in managing the hospital’s investments in community development, engagement and outreach. John’s leadership guides the hospital’s external relationship building efforts with non-profit, government, faith-based and workforce development initiatives. John’s leadership supports the hospital’s efforts to ensure Cincinnati’s kids are the heathiest in the nation through strong community partnerships.

Prior to his time at Cincinnati Children’s, John was the Senior Relationship Manager at United Way of Greater Cincinnati where he managed a portfolio of United Way investments in non-profit programs and led the organization’s diversity/inclusion initiatives. John received his Master of Public Administration degree in 2013 and was recognized as Distinguished MPA graduate the same year and going on to be named Public Administrator of the Year in 2015. In 2014, he graduated from the Urban League’s African American Leadership Development Program, Class XXI and was named amongst this year’s Cincinnati Business Courier’s Forty under Forty Class.

Outside of John’s professional work, John can be found active in his community, spending time with his family and tutoring and mentoring youth in the community. John serves as Board Chair for the Center for Great Neighborhoods of Covington and also participates on several local boards including the Covington Independent Public Schools Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council, Holmes High School School-Based Decision Making Committee and also one of the district’s representatives on the statewide Kentucky Commissioner’s Parent Advisory Council. His board service has also included the Human Rights Commission for Covington and Fellowship Church of God.

In Ohio, he serves as Chair of the Cincinnati Public Schools Business Education Connectivity Council (BECC) and is a member of the Urban League Community Advisory Board, College Hill Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation, and Job Corp Community Relations Council. John continues to be active with United Way serving as a mentor for the Ross Love Memorial Scholarship for 1 st generation college students and is a member of the Herbert R. Brown Society for African American donors. John can also be found serving on various committees reviewing requests for funding and identifying strategies to improve health in the region.

John is active musically and sings with several local groups and released a single back in 2015 entitled “Alright” which is available on now available on Amazon, ITunes, Google Play, Spotify, Apple Music, Rdio, Deezer, Tidal and Beats/ MediaNet. John is a native Cincinnatian and currently resides in Covington with his wife Sophia and three children,
Jackson, Joy and Justus.