Lonnie Scott, Executive Director

Lonnie is a leading progressive communicator, with extensive legislative, advocacy, non-profit and public policy experience.

Before being selected to Serve as the ProgressNow Executive Director Scott served as the Executive Director of Progress Michigan for nearly three years. He will continue to serve in both roles. Prior to joining Progress Michigan, Lonnie served as State Director for Enroll America, a national non-profit working to educate people about the new healthcare options made available by the Affordable Care Act. Prior to working for Enroll America, Lonnie served as Communications Director for Know Your Care/Protect Your Care. He previously served as a chief staffer for State Reps. Alma Wheeler Smith and Jeff Irwin.

Lonnie graduated from Central Michigan University (FIRE UP CHIPS!).  He lives in Ypsilanti Township, MI with his wife, Heather; son, Landyn; daughter, Madison; and their dogs, Brewer and Phoenix.