Governmental and Public Affairs Waste Management
Arizona Industries of commerce
United States of America
Scott HutchingsScott Hutchings Governmental/Public Affairs Manager Manager, Governmental and Public Affairs Waste ManagementScott is currently the manager of Public & Government Affairs for Waste Management’s Four Corners area (CO, UT, AZ, NM). He manages the legislative and political activities, as well as oversees the contract lobbyists. He also serves and represents the company on the Boards of the Colorado Association for Recycling, Colorado Motor Carriers, Golden Chamber of Commerce, as Vice Chair of Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry Industrial Waste Committee and the Jefferson County Sustainability Committee.Prior to Waste Management Scott spent his career working in campaigns and political relations at all levels of government. He has worked with elected officials, non-profit organizations and business.Most recently, Scott served as Governor Bill Ritter’s Director of Advance. He managed all gubernatorial trips, which included coordinating press, issue briefings, community outreach and the Governor's protective detail. Most notably, Scott handled all logistics for Governor Ritter during the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver and acted as Director of the 41st Gubernatorial Inaugural celebration.Prior to joining the Governor’s staff, he was a Denver City Council Aide for three years to Council President Rosemary Rodriguez where he managed legislative duties, including crafting ordinances, community mediation and press relations. He served on Denver’s Graffiti and Telecom Task Force committees.
Scott spent 7 years as a political consultant working with a variety of clients and candidates. He was involved in over 25 successful campaigns, including municipal and school bonds as well as the expansion of the Denver Convention Center, the creation of the Denver Stadium District and the Stapleton Redevelopment project. He also worked as a consultant for The Thompson Group, a national consulting firm, where he focused mainly on their largest client, Qwest Communications. While there, he managed consultants in 14 states and advised media and political strategy for the successful long distance initiative for Qwest Communications.