Scot Lowry’s purpose is to lift people that are lifting the world. He is passionate about creating scalable, purpose–rich cultures that empower people and organizations to access their full capacity, manifest their dreams and maximize positive contributions in the world.
He is currently living out his purpose as father to his teenagers Brig and Chase, a youth hockey coach and CEO of Fathom, a digital marketing and analytics agency based in Cleveland. Fathom is a 5-time Weatherhead 100 and 5-time Inc. 5000 winner as one of the fastest growing companies in NE Ohio and the US. Fathom is also a certified B-Corp which are for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. B Corp is to business what Fair Trade certification is to coffee or USDA Organic certification is to milk. Prior to Fathom, Scot held leadership positions with complex service organizations in construction management, finance, sports facilities and health care information technology.
Scot is also a co-founder and Strategic Advisor to The Flourishing Leadership Institute (FLI). FLI is a consultancy that facilitates strength based whole system change for progressive organizations seeking to apply the motivations and methods of the next generation of business. FLI’s methods are inspired by the best in systems thinking, positive psychology, emotional intelligence, design thinking, neuroscience and guided by the Appreciative Inquiry 4-D Cycle. FLI also sponsored a workplace mindfulness research study at Fathom with training designed and led by Julianna (UM founder) in partnership with top mindfulness researcher David Creswell and lead research assistant Jerry Slutsky.
Scot is on the boards of Promise Partners Entrepreneurship Incubator, BVU’s Center for Non-Profit Excellence, Engage!Cleveland Young Professional Catalyst, Rivers Edge Center for Reflection and Action and The David L. Cooperrider Center for Appreciative Inquiry Advisory Board at Champlain College.
Scot studied Finance and Entrepreneurship with degrees from the University of Florida (BS) and the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University (MBA) where Scot is also an associate instructor of entrepreneurship.