A graduate of Oklahoma State University with a BS in Ag Communications, Scott Dewald has over 25 years of experience in agriculture and economic business development. As President and CEO of REI Oklahoma, Scott is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the economic development organization. In addition to his role with REI Oklahoma, Scott also serves as President of REI Development Corp, President of REI New Markets Investment, LLC and Chair of the REI Internal Loan Committee. Scott is a Past-President of the Oklahoma Society of Association Executives, Chairman of the Oklahoma Agriculture Mediation Board, Member of the Board of Directors of the General Tommy Franks Leadership Institute and Museum, Member of the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Business Roundtable, Member of the National New Markets Tax Credit Coalition Board of Directors, Member of the OSU Dean of Agriculture’s Advisory Council, and Member of the Durant Area Chamber of Commerce. In addition to his background in business, Dewald is a Leadership Oklahoma graduate and an OSU Distinguished Alumni.