Board of Trustees

Mr. William J. (Bill) Scott

Mr. William J. (Bill) Scott

Development Committee Chair

"The Mission of the United States Marine Corps and, specifically the Marine Corps University is so vital to the National Security of our Country. Our Foundation helps prepare our leaders to meet the most difficult challenges facing the security of the United States. The curriculum ensures that our Marines are the best trained and most creative thinking military leaders who make sound and critical decisions that secure Our Nation’s future."

After graduating from Franklin and Marshall College in the spring of 1987, Mr. Scott attended the Marine Corps Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia and received his commission in December of 1987. Following completion of The Basic School and Field Artillery School, he reported to Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where he was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 10th Marines. Mr. Scott deployed to the Mediterranean with the 24th MEU on board the USS Portland. In December of 1990, he deployed to the Persian Gulf with the 2d Marine Division during the 1st Gulf War.

In 1992, Mr. Scott left the U.S. Marine Corps as a Captain and returned to Washington, DC where he started his career in the financial services industry. Today he is a Director with Barclays Capital Inc. in Washington, DC. Barclays is part of the Barclays Group, one of the largest financial services firms in the world. Barclays offers investment, brokerage and banking services to high net worth individuals and families, trusts, foundations and endowmwents.

Mr. Scott is a Trustee of the Marine Corps University Foundation where he serves as the Treasurer and Chairman of the Investment Subcommittee. He has served on the MCUF Board since March of 2006.

He was born and raised in the Washington, D.C. area. He attended high school at Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland and received his undergraduate degree from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, where he majored in history and played on the football team.

Mr. Scott resides in Chevy Chase, Maryland, with his wife, Marcie and their three daughters, Maggie, Greta and Tory. He spends his free time working on his golf game, biking and fitness and watching his daughters participate in various activities. He is also now on the Board of Directors of the Yellow Ribbon Fund. The Yellow Ribbon Fund supports wounded, ill and injured troops and their families as they recuperate at Walter Reed and provides assistance as they transition back into society.