Scott Stump

Chief Executive Officer Scott Stump leads the National FFA Organization and National FFA Foundation to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

Prior to this role, Stump served as assistant secretary for the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education within the United States Department of Education. Previously, Stump was chief operating officer with Vivayic Inc.

Before joining Vivayic, Stump was assistant provost and state director for career and technical education (CTE) with the Colorado Community College System. Over his tenure with the system, Stump served as state FFA advisor, agriculture program director, and interim president of Northeastern Junior College. While state CTE director, Stump served as an officer for Advance CTE. Through this role, he served on the National Skills USA Board of Directors as the Advance CTE liaison.

Stump received his bachelor’s degree in agricultural education from Purdue University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Western Governors University. He began his career teaching agricultural education and biology. His experience also includes managing the National FFA Officers and the National FFA Convention.