Thank you for visiting my personal website. I am Scott Singleton. I live in Westminster Maryland and work at the Carroll County Business & Employment Resource Center. My position at BERC is Business Consultant and my focus is providing business and employment training and coaching.
personal qualities and soft skills have been essential to achieving high
standards of performance and results in the workplace. Co-workers have
described me in the following manner: Go-getter, team player, amazing
relationship manager, dedicated, and an irreplaceable and great asset to
the team. I am committed to providing the best possible customer service
and using creative problem solving skills to achieve positive outcomes.
Energy, passion, persistence, and positive attitude are characteristics
and fundamentals that enable me to accomplish desired results.
February 2017: I started a new position with Carroll County Government within the Department of Economic Development. I am a Business Consultant, working at the Carroll County Business & Employment Resource Center.
“I am truly excited and honored to join the talented and caring staff at BERC. I am absolutely thrilled that the mission of BERC and my personal life values are aligned, and this position is leading me to provide human services and economic development support services that are meaningful and beneficial to the citizens of Carroll County. I am very enthusiastic and have a positive outlook on the future opportunities for economic development, and the creation of local jobs that offer good career options to our highly skilled workforce in Carroll County.”
What I do at BERC: Develop and promote Business and Employment programs and services. Support economic growth through workforce development, recruitment, job matching, training, retention, and skills assessment. Enhance marketing and networking with employers, HR directors, and hiring managers. Serve as leader of the job club weekly meeting group for job seekers.
About me: I have lived and worked in Carroll County for over 20 years, working in positions related to health fitness, sports management, recreation, and the wellness industry. I was a local small business owner for more than 10 years, and I have developed several websites that generate sales through affiliate marketing and online advertising. During the course of my various career professions, I have worked with large international corporations, IBM and Marriott, managed a sports park and sports events with Carroll County Recreation & Parks, owned two fitness and weight loss centers, and worked in Higher Education and Athletics at McDaniel College. My lifelong work and community experience has focused on helping people, coaching, collaborating, and creating action plans that have provided opportunities for positive outcomes and an enhanced quality of life. I've been active in the community and have served as a volunteer with local organizations, including: Carroll County Chamber of Commerce, The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County, and the Worksite Wellness committee. When not at work, I can often be found working in my home office on various special projects, blogging, website development, online marketing, affiliate programs, SEO, and Social Media.
I was co-chair of an employee wellness committee, and was a member of several business organizations including the Hampstead Business Association and the Manchester Area Merchants Association. I enjoy networking with business and health professionals from various organizations including the Carroll Hospital Center and the Carroll County Health Department.
In summary, I’m an entrepreneur, educator, coach, and business service provider who is passionate about helping people, improving opportunities in the community for business and career development, and striving to make a positive social impact utilizing my professional and interpersonal skills.
McDaniel College, M.S., Exercise Science
Springfield College, B.S., Health Fitness
Carroll Community College, Leadership Carroll program via Carroll County Chamber of Commerce
Business U, CBEP, Certified Business Engagement Professional
Transformation Academy, Life Purpose: Life Coach Certification
Exercise, strength training, wellness, health, education / learning, walking my dogs, Sudoku, building websites, sports, cruises to Caribbean islands, action movies, 80's music, Connecticut Huskies basketball, March Madness, reading magazines, cooking/grilling, relaxing at the beach, and spending time with my family and friends.
I am interested in networking opportunities, career opportunities, and collaborating with other entrepreneurs and professionals. You can connect with me on LinkedIn.
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