Scott Cottington has been writing and utilizing fundraising mail since his first campaign in 1978.

He served as Deputy Finance Director at the National Republican Senatorial Committee, overseeing all direct mail fundraising efforts and instituting the NRSC’s telemarketing operation, possibly the first of its kind for a national political committee. He also developed the NRSC’s mid-level donor programs.

He was the Political Director at the National Republican Senatorial Committee for two cycles and Western Regional Field Director for the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC). He managed Rudy Boschwitz' successful 1984 reelection campaign. He has been a general consultant to dozens of Senate, House and gubernatorial campaigns.

Roll Call Magazine recognized him as “One of the money twenty two: consultants who matter”, calling him “a hidden gem operating from his home base in Minnesota.” National Journal/Hotline has cited him for what they call “standout performance”.

He is a graduate of Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota with a BA in Economics and lives in Minnesota.