Thom Scott, MBA

Umbrella Local Expert

Thom Scott, MBA



Umbrella Local Expert

Lancaster. PA
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About Me

Thom Scott’s marketing firm, Local Sales Factory, focuses on small local businesses, ministries and authors.

He began his career as a creative in ad agencies before getting his MBA and moving to the client side to serve in capacities such as vice president of marketing for a public company with over six hundred million dollars in annual revenues, and partner in a professional educational company. While there, he sharpened his abilities to integrate social media, direct mail, and public relations to create movements that have filled stadiums as large as 20,000 and sold over two million books.

He has worked in business-to-business, business-to-consumer, and ministry environments in over 50 different industries and has tied all that experience into his Marketing From the Heart strategies that he has taught throughout the USA. He has shared the stage with such luminaries as Zig Ziglar, Bob Proctor, Les Brown and Lewis Howes.

In 2020, Thom joined the faculty of the Communication & Media Arts Department at Lancaster Bible College, where he focuses on integrated marketing in all its forms. Thom is passionate about helping his students learn valuable marketplace skills.

Thom’s background includes

  • Over 34 years of marketing leadership experience
  • Recognized expert in both for-profit and nonprofit environments
  • Proven experience in over 50 different industries
  • Sought after speaker and consultant
  • MBA in Marketing
  • Certified in AI and machine learning for marketing from University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business

A father of six, Thom lives in East York with his wife, Jody.

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