Scott Kelly

Director of Youth Initiatives

Scott is responsible for the bringing entrepreneurship to all youth.


After several years of corporate life (IBM Global Services & KeySource Bank), Scott began his career in education by teaching at Ohio State. His experience also includes building innovation programs at Duke and Elon University and was the Founding Director of Elon in San Francisco, a summer long initiative in Silicon Valley. Currently he is a faculty member at Campbell University in the Lundy-Fetterman School of Business where he leads their innovation and entrepreneurship programs.

Scott received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University.

As the Director of Youth Initiatives, Scott is responsible for working with schools who desire to prepare their students for the entrepreneurial age.

“I didn’t know what an entrepreneur was but the[n] when Mr. Hamilton came to West Wilkes Middle School it changed my perspective on business careers.”

Caleb Huffman Student West Wilkes Middle School

Being an instructor… allows me to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the business tools that they need to be successful in our society.

Monica Russell Instructor Inmates to Entrepreneurs

We believe that entrepreneurship unlocks the door to economic opportunity in the United States.

Margaret Froneberger Chief Executive Officer Brian Hamilton Foundation

Having your own company is for everyone, not just those born into privilege.

Brian Hamilton Founder Brian Hamilton Foundation