Scott Sweeney - Business First Advisor

Through his experience working in private business as a senior manager, business developer, and business owner, Mr. Sweeney is a mutli-disciplined business adviser and strategist. Scott is also an elected official serving as a member of the Cobb County Board of Education since 2011.

As the Senior Director of Brewery Retail & Real Estate for the Pabst Brewing Co., he led the firm’s new brewery development from inception and construction through project completion. With Talonvest Capital, Williams Capital, and Buchanan Street Partners, he provided advisory services on over $900 million in total capital commitments for commercial properties with an aggregate value over $3 billion. Working with Fidelity National Financial, he developed the firm’s National Title Services within the southeastern United States and where he also launched the firm’s §1031 qualified intermediary services including the delivery of for-credit CLE seminars. As a partner and senior manager, he has developed, constructed, 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 County community.

He and his wife Sandy reside in East Cobb with their two children.

Education:
UCLA – BA Economics

Memberships:
Cobb County Board of Education – Past Chair & Current Vice-Chair
Georgia Education Coalition – Past President & Vice President
Georgia School Board Association – Government Operations Committee; 6th
Congressional District Delegate to Federal Relations Network
Walton High School Governance Council