Chip Scutari is co-founder of S+C and managing partner of the firm’s Phoenix office.
Chip brings an authentic knowledge of politics and public policy, using his reporter’s instinct and nose for a good story to the worlds of public relations, crisis communications and media coaching. For 15 years – including several years covering the Arizona state Capitol – he worked on the journalistic frontlines covering Arizona’s most powerful politicians and influential business leaders.
National news outlets, like Fox News Channel, MSNBC, National Public Radio and The New York Times, frequently call Chip for his take on the news because of his strong connections to all sides of the political spectrum. He’s also been a guest blogger for The Arizona Republic’s election coverage.
Chip has a B.A. from Providence College in Business Administration and a Master’s degree in journalism from Syracuse University. In 2012, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer appointed Chip to serve on the state’s Lottery Commission, touting his marketing and public relations expertise.