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Scott Ford

Placemaking Manager

A Midtown resident since 2014, Scott Ford joined the Midtown Association as Placemaking Manager in the fall of 2018. Scott brings a diverse professional background to the position, most recently working in policy, operations and special events with the Old Sacramento Waterfront office of the Downtown Sacramento Partnership. Previously, he worked in restaurant management and co-founded a creative content company in Southern California.

Scott attended John F. Kennedy High School in Sacramento before studying at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo with concentrations in Business and Construction Management. His love for artistic expression drew him to Los Angeles to pursue a career in the entertainment industry, joining the Screen Actors Guild in 2007, however his unwavering passion for progressive urban design philosophies compelled him to return to his hometown of Sacramento and contribute to the positive momentum of the central city.

Creative placemaking strategies and public space activations emerged as areas of particular interest, and Scott is focused on continuing to increase the vibrancy of Midtown through the implementation of innovative projects and programming.

Scott is a strong supporter of the Sacramento sports and cultural scene, and enjoys distance running, biking, and photography during his time off. He is proud to be a part of helping to shape the latest chapter in our city’s evolution.