Scott N. Howell currently is a consultant providing government relations consulting to businesses and organizations, including several development companies and various business and civic entities. Scott also provides business dispute resolution as a trained/certified mediator. Scott spent 34 years with the IBM Corporation most recently as Director for the Public Sector Industry guiding government and business leaders in pursuit of outcome-based strategies and successful delivery of implementation initiatives.

From 1990 to 2000 Scott served as a Utah State Senator. For eight of those years, he served as the Senate Minority Leader. In 2000 and 2012 Scott was elected as the Democratic Nominee for the United States Senate.

Scott currently serves as a Board Member of Sutter Health the largest non-profit health care organization in California. He is serving on the Board of the Utah Debate Commission. He is a Board Member of Envision Utah and the Committee of Consumer Services. Also, Scott is a Board Member of the Pioneer Park Coalition which is an organization to end homelessness in Utah.