The American Heart Association (AHA) is proud to announce Scott Selig as Development Director of Greater Hartford and Eastern Connecticut Heart Challenge. The AHA is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke funding innovative research, fighting for stronger public health policies, and providing critical tools and information to save and improve lives.
As the Heart Challenge development director, Scott will work on Heart Walk and Cycle nation events by recruiting companies as participants and potential teams, managing executive volunteer leadership, and volunteer committees, to reduce health disparities across Connecticut.
“I’m so thrilled to use my experience and passion to help others to provide better heart health in Connecticut,” says Selig. “The American Heart Association has been providing educational resources and scientific research for close to one hundred years. I am honored to work for an organization with so much history and impact.”
As an experienced leader, developing long term collaborative partnerships with individuals, businesses, and community organizations, Scott has extensive experience in the nonprofit industry. He was most recently vice president of Business Development at Harvest Development Group LCC, a small nonprofit consulting firm. Prior, he was Manager of Business Development at Yale New Haven Health, and interim executive director at the University of CT Hillel Foundation, where he worked on a variety of fundraising initiatives, including grants and corporate fundraising.
Scott lives in West Hartford with his wife, Rebecca, 4 daughters and rescue dog, Piper.