Scott, who served as CEO of a real estate development and construction company in Vero Beach, Florida with over 450 employees, oversaw all aspects of operations which included multiple golf and beach club operations, new home construction, development entitlements, marina operations, assisted living, and nursing home operations. He supported a Norwegian parent company’s evaluation of the sale of this luxury real estate community; including golf courses, marina facilities, assisted living, and long-term care. He negotiated and closed a series of sales of this business on behalf of the parent company in 2004 with the largest single buyer directed by Carl Icahn. He played a key role in creating AgCert International’s business model and its $120 million USD Initial Public Offering, which made it the first project developer of emission reduction credits to go public (LSE - full listing). He also set up internal controls and operations to scale the implementation of over 1,100 total construction projects located in Brazil and Mexico and the deployment of over $90 million USD in capital spending. He developed and led multiple joint venture relationships for AgCert International including a $325 million USD expansion opportunity in Eastern Europe and Asia with AES Corporation, one of the world’s largest power companies.
SCOTT RITCHEY CFO