Scotty opened Sycamore Insurance Associates in 2011. He has been involved in the insurance agency business since graduating from Indiana University in 1986 with a bachelor's degree in Business Accounting. He holds the Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation, the highest designation in the industry. Prior to Sycamore Insurance Associates he worked for Indiana's largest retail insurance agency and held positions such as Regional President, Chief Operating Officer and Account Executive. Scotty is a lifelong resident of Terre Haute and is currently serving as Vice Chairman of the Union Health System board. He also serves on the boards of Union Health Foundation, Vigo County Education Foundation, VNA/Hospice of the Wabash Valley, and is past President and member of the Downtown Terre Haute Rotary Club. He and his wife Anna have six children and they enjoy keeping up with all the kid's activities.